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ACCIONA accepts the need to work with others to safeguard living standards, particularly through engagement with, and support for, the communities with which we interact. And also by putting our technological capabilities at the service of society in order to contribute to the goal of universal access to basic water and energy services
Strengthen the Company’s Social Action Plan
Enhance management of the social impact of the Company’s activities
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Maintain our leading position in cutting-edge international initiatives and continue working on stakeholder engagement
Increase employees’ commitment to sustainable development
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In 2020, ACCIONA will be the leading supplier of electricity via renewable energy in isolated rural areas of Latin America.
Today, over 30.000 people have replaced candles and kerosene lamps with bulbs and sockets powered by solar energy. The project is exponentially scalable.
ACCIONA has been working since 2009 to bring electricity to remote areas of Cajamarca (Peru) and Oaxaca (Mexico) using photovoltaic systems.
ACCIONA has adopted climate change mitigation as its main strategic goal, by committing its investment capabilities and, in coherence with that commitment, adopting the goal of achieving emission neutrality in its operations, by advancing in energy efficiency and offsetting any emissions by purchasing CO2 rights that support the development of renewable facilities in developing countries.
Develop and implement climate change adaptation and risk management plans within the business strategy
Reduce and offset our emissions
Design and draw up climate change risk maps
Train the Company in climate change risks and their management
in renewable technology
Up to 2020, ACCIONA will invest at least 2.5 billion dollars in developing renewable technologies.
Investment will be in new installations located in developing countries
80% of that investment will be in new installations located in developing countries, enabling them to materialise the transition strategies for their energy models.
Will avoid over 20 million tons of CO2
Continuing with this trend, by 2020 ACCIONA will have 10,500 MW of renewable capacity and will avoid over 20 million tons of CO2, equivalent to the annual emissions of 4 million automobiles.
ACCIONA’s businesses offer sustainable environmental solutions, guaranteeing a response to such challenges as water stress. The efficient use of natural resources is the challenge that humanity must face; it is also one we address in our operations.
Improve water consumption efficiency
Advance in a program of circular economy
Neutral biodiversity footprint
ACCIONA helps ensure access to drinking water and environmental sustainability by developing and operating water treatment facilities
By creating infrastructure that delivers water to 4 million people and operating other infrastructures that serve over 5 million.
By preserving our rivers and seas by developing sewage treatment projects that meet the needs of over 8 million people and operating facilities that serve over 4 million.
ACCIONA’s Board of Directors is highly specialised in risk management in a context of sustainability and in long-term guidance and planning in the areas of ethics, human rights and climate change.
Adapt the Code of Conduct to the most advanced practices.
Provide an International model of Crime Prevention and Anti-Corruption in 100% of the activities.
Implement a programme of respect, protection and remediation in the area of Human Rights in all businesses and markets.
Adopt the most advanced corporate governance practices.
Include the management of non-financial risks (human rights, climate change, anti-corruption, environment) in management processes.
Enhance the Company’s non-financial reporting: at global and local level.
Adopt policies for greater fiscal transparency.
Launch of the “Team Experience” programme to create an inspirational environment for the team based on the strength of the ACCIONA brand and its undelying values: respect, transparency, equal opportunity, mritocracty, continuous communication and diversity
Give all employees access to a healthy lifestyle programmes.
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Reduce the accident frequency rate by 15% with respect to 2015
Establish specific talent recruitment, detection and retention programmes in all countries where we have more than 300 employees.
Establish diversity plans in all countries where we have more than 300 employees, with specific objectives based on local circumstances.
Provide employees with the sustainability knowledge and skills to enable them to work in coherence with the Company’s strategy.
Contribute to a sustainable value chain by strengthening risk prevention, ethics and reduction of the climate and environmental footprint.
Mitigate the environmental, social and governance risk in relations with partners: consortia and joint ventures.
Mitigate environmental, social and governance risk in our supply chain and create new sustainable solutions.
Build long-term loyalty and trust among clients based on the Company’s focus on Sustainability.
Define No-Go policies based on sustainability (due diligence by third parties).
ACCIONA’s goal is to remain in the lead in the development of sustainable solutions to the planet’s major challenges.
Collaborate with third parties to develop innovative technologies that ensure the sustainability of our business.
ACCIONA will keep its innovation-to-revenues ratio above the European average in order to retain its lead in innovation.
Create and improve efficient processes that generate savings of at least 75 million euros (around 15 million euros per year).