Iberdrola presents in Bilbao the documentary ‘The Planet’s Watchmen’

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03/04/2018

As part of the conference on “Climate change: Challenges and Opportunities” and the upcoming General Meeting of group shareholders

Iberdrola presents in Bilbao the documentary ‘The Planet’s Watchmen’

  • Directed by the journalist Manuel Campo Vidal with expert advice from the company, it explores three young adults’ necessary search for responses to climate change

Today in Bilbao, Iberdrola presented the documentary “The Planet's Watchmen” directed by the journalist and chair of the Spanish Academy of Television Sciences and Arts, Manuel Campo Vidal, with the company’s expert advice.

The showing took place as part of the conference on “Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities” held in Torre Iberdrola for the company's next General Shareholders Meeting, certified as a sustainable event and which will be held on April 13 in that same city.

“The Planet’s Watchmen” explores the search for answers to climate change through curiosity and the research process carried out by three young entrepreneurs. Their search begins at the phenomenon's source and analyses this challenge facing humanity. It also investigates the causes and processes that generate climate change.

The group's shareholders will be able to see the documentary in the Torre Iberdrola from April 4 to 11 after presenting the documentation needed to participate in the group’s General Shareholder Meeting.

This first showing precedesthe conference “Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities” organised by the company in the Torre Iberdrola auditorium which aims to analyse climate change from different perspectives.

During the conference, proposals on how to plan actions to manage climate change have been put forward. Other items discussed included the role of citizens in climate change and their involvement, the science behind it and how it might affect our daily lives, the benefits of climate action, transportation solutions and challenges, and Iberdrola’s future vision.

The debate was chaired by Manuel Campo Vidal, and several prestigious guests participated such as the director of Climate Change at Iberdrola, Gonzalo Sáenz de Miera, the director of the Ecology and Development Foundation (Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo), Víctor Viñuales, the scientific director of the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), María José Sanz, partner and general manager of Factor CO2, Kepa Solaun, and the manager of Analysis and Climate of Transport & Environment -European Federation for Transport and Environment-, Carlos Calvo.