Today, we face different challenges – environmental, social, and economic – that threaten the future of the planet. Therefore, the United Nations called for member countries’ governments, private sector and civil society to get together and draft a roadmap to tackle them, and this is how the Sustainable Development Goals were defined.
But how can we contribute to fulfill these goals from the energy sector?
At Iberdrola México, we believe that incorporating sustainability to our power generation strategy is the best opportunity to fulfill these goals: from building our projects and actions for communities and their surroundings to supplying affordable and environmentally friendly energy through our plants and farms.
In our operation we ensure taking care of natural resources like water (Goal 6) and encourage respecting terrestrial ecosystems close to our facilities (Goal 15). We also work on innovation in every process and infrastructure (Goal 9), and, together with our employees and partners, we have in place an International Corporate Volunteering Program that allows us to have a positive impact on the communities (Goal 17).
Besides the direct contribution to these SDGs, we seek to have an impact through initiatives developed by Iberdrola Mexico Foundation, which are focused on four axes to broaden our scope of action and become agents of change: