Eolia is one of Spain’s leading renewable energy producers in Spain. The company specializes exclusively in renewable technologies, mainly in wind farms and solar.
These activities are clearly positive to the environment and provide value and contribute to local development in those geographical areas where it operates.
The wind and solar farms operated by Eolia annually produce enough equivalent energy to cover the energy requirements of approximately 500,000 households, preventing the emission of 725,000 tonnes of CO2 annually.
Eolia has designed and implement a comprehensive framework in ESG aspects (Environmental, Social and Governance), which has been approved by the Board of Directors.
This framework establishes a specific ESG policy which defines the general commitments of Eolia in this area, as well as the policies and procedures developments necessary for its implementation and those responsible for its application.
United Nations Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is a call for companies and organisations to align their strategies and operations with universal Ten Principles of Global Compact on human rights, labour standards, the environment and combating corruption. It is mandated by the UN to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the private sector.
Eolia, through the development of its ESG Framework, is in the process of aligning its strategies and operations with the Global Compact Principles after adhering to them in 2021
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda –a plan of action for people, the planet and prosperity–, which also aims to strengthen worldwide peace and access to justice.
The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda sets out 17 Sustainable Development Goals with 169 integrated and indivisible targets covering the economic, social and environmental spheres.
Eolia concentrates its efforts on contributing to Goal 7, Goal 12 and Goal 13
Affordable and clean energy: in particular, Eolia is contributing to increasing the share of renewable energy within the total energy mix by 2030.
Responsible production and consumption: in particular, through the adoption of sustainable practices and sustainability reporting.
Climate action: implementation of urgent measures to combat climate change and its impacts. Eolia invests exclusively in renewable energy and produces clean energy from these renewable sources.
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