ENVIRONMENT

Respect for the environment, a distinguishing value

WE ARE INCREASINGLY ECO-EFFICIENT DUE TO PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES THAT CAUSE FEWER EMISSIONS AND REDUCED CONSUMPTION OF FUELS, ENERGY, WATER AND OTHER MATERIALS

Environment: Sustainability and environmental dimension: against climate change, support for biodiversity, rational water usage, energy efficiency.

Iberdrola is responding to the outlook for the immediate future, which is characterised by a sharp growth in global demand for energy from efficient, clean sources to cut global emissions and combat climate change. The company has stepped up its commitment to sustainability, consolidating itself as  one of the most environmentally-friendly European utilities.

 Committed to the Sustainable Development Goals      Ecological Footprint

OUR CULTURE BASED AROUND RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Environmental protection is one of the company's distinguishing features. It is set out in the Mission, Vision and Values and is managed through four policies:

Iberdrola meets the expectations of its stakeholders as far as environmental protection is concerned through a transparent information policy and constant dialogue, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals recently approved by the United Nations (2015-2030).

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT MODEL

Also, so that all of the Group's businesses have a common framework for action, we have created a Management model, which allows us to develop the environmental dimension, measure our progress and evaluate whether we have complied with our commitments. As well as the aforementioned policies, our model includes:

ACTION AND PREVENTION

We specifically reduce the environmental impact of our operations via various actions targeted at:

  • Power generation with fewer emissions,
  • Biodiversity programmes,
  • Efficiency of operations, which entails sustainable use of natural resources,
  • Preventing pollution,
  • Correct management of waste generated by activities,
  • Rational and sustainable use of water.