ENVIRONMENT

Respect for the environment, a differentiating value

The Iberdrola group is fully committed to eco-efficiency thanks to its sustainable use of natural resources, efficiency in the production and use of energy, emissions reductions, protection of biodiversity and waste and water management.

 Committed to the SDGs      Corporate Environmental Footprint (CEF)

 Environmental awareness

The business model defined by the Iberdrola group aims to supply reliable, high quality and environmentally friendly electricity through a long-term sustainable industrial project.

Iberdrola is facing the immediate future in a scenario characterised by sharp growth in the global demand for energy from efficient, clean sources to cut global emissions and combat climate change. To this end, it has reinforced its commitment to sustainability, consolidating itself as one of the European electricity companies most committed to the environment.

Respect for the environment is one of our values and its stewardship is embodied through the corporate policies of sustainable development.

COMMITTED TO ENVIRONMENT

Environmental management

The Iberdrola group has a leading environmental management system for all the companies in the group, which allows the environmental dimension to be aligned with its sustainability model and the Sustainable Development Goals. This system facilitates the development of a permanent, global and homogeneous diagnosis of the company's environmental performance across all management levels.


Find out more about our Environmental Management System

Environmental management.

Greenhouse Gas Protocol

AENOR performs the Iberdrola's inventory of greenhouse gas emissions as per standard UNE ISO 14064-1:2012 as regards direct and indirect emissions from all of its activities.


Access to 2017 Greenhouse gas report [PDF]

Greenhouse gas protocol.

Direct emissions

The Iberdrola group has a CO2 intensity emissions that stands out as among the lowest generated by utilities.


Know our evolution between 2016 and 2018

Direct emissions.

Biodiversity

The Iberdrola group is committed to encouraging ecosystem biodiversity by establishing new and sustainable projects in a way that fosters harmonious coexistence and conserves, protects and promotes the development and growth of our natural wealth.


Iberdrola supports biodiversity

Biodiversity.

Water use

Committed as it is to respecting natural resources, the Iberdrola group exhaustively monitors use and specific examples of water consumption, seeking to optimise its production processes by using recycled water and reusing water across its production cycles, etc.


Learn about our performance

Water use.

Management and nuclear performance indicators

As a part of its commitment to transparency towards its Stakeholders, Iberdrola is including additional information with respect to its nuclear portfolio.


Access to information

Management and nuclear performance indicators.

Energy efficiency

The Iberdrola group seeks to optimise energy consumption throughout the energy chain including in production, transport, distribution, and final use.


With the responsible energy use

Energy efficiency.