Iberdrola is committed to women, to gender balance and to non-discrimination. We go all in when supporting the empowerment of women in business and society.
More than two decades ago, Iberdrola paved the way towards clean energy and took the first steps towards a more sustainable and responsible energy model. Now, the company is also paving the way to equality through sport. We have been promoting women's sport for years as a way of improving the recognition of women in society and promoting their empowerment and autonomy.
Women represented 23 % of Iberdrola's workforce. Although the progress made so far is significant, our goal is to continue moving forward to become an international benchmark in equality, both inside and outside the company. By 2022, the company intends to have filled 25 % of all management positions with women — as opposed to the current 21.53 % —, which it will increase to 30 % by 2025. It will also continue with its salary equality policy.
Iberdrola group is committed to the best international practices in the field of work-life balance, equality and diversity. Aligned with our policies, we continue to carry out different initiatives in all the countries in which we operate to increase the presence of women in the energy sector and in society in general.
Under the slogan Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 World, in 2021 International Women's Day celebrated the huge efforts being made by women and girls the world over to achieve a more egalitarian future and overcome the effects of the pandemic. Iberdrola group, which assumes as its own the challenges of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 5 (gender equality), one more year put its weight behind this event as part of its commitment to equal opportunities.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, celebrated on the 8th of March, Iberdrola group — which takes on the challenges of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal number 5 (gender equality) as its own — has brought together female and male employees of the company, as well as great athletes, to ask them about their vision of the role of women in society today. These are the actions and initiatives developed by the company to contribute towards equal opportunities.