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 — 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.
World Braille Day is celebrated on 4 January to raise awareness of the importance of Braille, the means of communication used by blind and partially sighted people for the full realisation of human rights.
Bioethics, which promotes a set of principles to guide the interaction between the human race and living things — both fellow human beings and other forms of life — must now more than ever be linked to environmental protection. Because only the cohesion of citizens' moral and ethical values with respect and care for the environment will guarantee the mitigation of climate change and the survival of future generations.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a priority for companies that are truly committed to the communities they operate in. In the midst of the climate crisis, which has been aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic, their contribution will be fundamental to achieving a green recovery that drives sustainable economic growth, accelerating the transition to low-carbon societies. Against that background, ESG criteria, which cover aspects related to the environment, society and corporate governance, are key when it comes to making more responsible investments towards the planet.
Climate change is threatening the present and future of humankind. To turn this catastrophic situation around, we need role models ready to lead the fight. From youth activists like Greta Thunberg to established actors like Leonardo DiCaprio, among others. Below, we take a look at some of the public figures most committed to sustainability.
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According to the United Nations, there will be 9.7 billion people on Earth by 2050. It is estimated that food production will have to increase by 70 % to be able to feed everyone. The food industry is already finding ways to address the challenge and new foods, which can be anything from insects - backed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - to microalgae and even artificial meat, will gradually find their way onto our supermarket shelves.