Iberdrola group is continuing its operations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, thus fulfilling its commitments to its Stakeholders: customers, employees, suppliers, and society in general. Since the pandemic started the company has launched a comprehensive action plan to ensure continuity and quality of supply, as well as to protect the health and safety of people in the different countries in which it operates.
In this very difficult situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, whose effects are being felt across the world, Iberdrola group's employees are working harder than ever to continue supplying energy, showing their solidarity while keeping employees and customers safe. We take a look at some of the professionals that have made it possible.
The Iberdrola group is accepting the challenges posed by Sustainable Development Goal 5 — Gender Equality — as its own. Consequently it is undertaking a variety of actions, policies and procedures to help achieve them. On the occasion of International Women's Day, which is celebrated on 8 March every year, the company organised an event in which eight professionals women from different areas have debated about equality in the workplace, among other initiatives.
The fight against climate change is one of the main challenges facing the planet today. To minimise its negative impact, the aim is to achieve a climate neutral economy by 2050. The transition to this will imply structural changes with a strong impact on certain regions, areas and groups. Such a transition must be fair, to avoid leaving anyone behind.
As the world population closes in on 8 billion, the old "buy, use, throw away" paradigm of the linear economy no longer makes any sense and is driving us towards an uncertain future. Realisation of this has led to the emergence of eco-design, a production perspective that consists of integrating environmental protection criteria into every phase: from conception to development, from transport to recycling.
The availability, access and consumption of nutritionally adequate food are the three pillars on which the concept of food security is based. Climate change, water scarcity and soil depletion are some of the threats that threaten it globally, which have now been joined by the socioeconomic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.