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SUSTAINABILITY
MAKES US BETTER

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STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE
WORK TO IMPROVE PEOPLE’S LIVING STANDARDS
Universal access to energy

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

SOCIAL ACTION

Strengthen the Company’s Social Action Plan

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SOCIAL IMPACT MANAGEMENT

Enhance management of the social impact of the Company’s activities
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ENGAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Maintain our leading position in cutting-edge international initiatives and continue working on stakeholder engagement

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VOLUNTEERS

Increase employees’ commitment to sustainable development
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HOW ARE WE GOING TO DO IT

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In 2020, ACCIONA will be the leading supplier of electricity via renewable energy in isolated rural areas of Latin America.

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Today, over 30.000 people have replaced candles and kerosene lamps with bulbs and sockets powered by solar energy. The project is exponentially scalable.

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ACCIONA has been working since 2009 to bring electricity to remote areas of Cajamarca (Peru) and Oaxaca (Mexico) using photovoltaic systems.

Cambio Climatico

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE:
INVEST TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE
Prioritise investment in renewable technology

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.

ADAPTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CLIMATE RISKS

Develop and implement climate change adaptation and risk management plans within the business strategy

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CARBON NEUTRALITY

Reduce and offset our emissions

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CLIMATE RISK MAP

Design and draw up climate change risk maps

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CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING

Train the Company in climate change risks and their management

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HOW WE ARE GOING TO DO IT

2,500 M$

Prioritise investment
in renewable technology

Up to 2020, ACCIONA will invest at least 2.5 billion dollars in developing renewable technologies.

80 %

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.

10,500 MW of renewable

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.

Medio Ambiente

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE
COOPERATE IN MANAGING WATER SUSTAINABLY
Provision of drinking water and sanitation

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.

WATER

Improve water consumption efficiency

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ECO-EFFICIENCY IN OPERATIONS

Advance in a program of circular economy

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BIODIVERSITY

Neutral biodiversity footprint

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2016-2020

ACCIONA helps ensure access to drinking water and environmental sustainability by developing and operating water treatment facilities

HOW WE ARE GOING TO DO IT

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.

BUILT

Bueno Gobierno

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.

ETHICS

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.

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HUMAN RIGHTS

Implement a programme of respect, protection and remediation in the area of Human Rights in all businesses and markets.

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Adopt the most advanced corporate governance practices.

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Include the management of non-financial risks (human rights, climate change, anti-corruption, environment) in management processes.

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TRANSPARENCY

Enhance the Company’s non-financial reporting: at global and local level.

Adopt policies for greater fiscal transparency.

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Personas

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

HEALTHY ACCIONA

Give all employees access to a healthy lifestyle programmes.
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SAFETY

Reduce the accident frequency rate by 15% with respect to 2015

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DEVELOPMENT AND INCENTIVES

Establish specific talent recruitment, detection and retention programmes in all countries where we have more than 300 employees.

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVENESS

Establish diversity plans in all countries where we have more than 300 employees, with specific objectives based on local circumstances.

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TRAINING

Provide employees with the sustainability knowledge and skills to enable them to work in coherence with the Company’s strategy.

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Cadena de Valor

Contribute to a sustainable value chain by strengthening risk prevention, ethics and reduction of the climate and environmental footprint.

PARTNERS

Mitigate the environmental, social and governance risk in relations with partners: consortia and joint ventures.

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SUPPLY CHAIN

Mitigate environmental, social and governance risk in our supply chain and create new sustainable solutions.

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CLIENTS

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).

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Innovación

ACCIONA’s goal is to remain in the lead in the development of sustainable solutions to the planet’s major challenges.

COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION

Collaborate with third parties to develop innovative technologies that ensure the sustainability of our business.

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INNOVATION SPENDING

ACCIONA will keep its innovation-to-revenues ratio above the European average in order to retain its lead in innovation.

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OPERATIONAL INNOVATION

Create and improve efficient processes that generate savings of at least 75 million euros (around 15 million euros per year).

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