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CLIMATE CHANGE

Australia addresses climate change and its impacts by taking direct action to reduce emissions that contribute to global warming; supporting climate science research; building resilient infrastructure; and ensuring water access.

ACCIONA has been a carbon neutral company since 2016.

In 2017 ACCIONA avoided the emission to the atmosphere of  14,4 million tonnes of CO2 thanks to generating energy solely from renewable sources.

ACCIONA assumes the mitigation of climate change as a strategic objective. In coherence, it compromises its investment capacity and assumes the carbon neutrality of its operations, promoting energy efficiency and offsetting its emissions through the purchase of CO₂ rights from renewable facilities in developing countries.

ACCIONA considers that fighting against the effects of global warming is a strategic priority, and therefore its activities are based on a portfolio of low-carbon businesses, that reduce or lessen the negative effects of climate change, reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, promote energy efficiency, answer the world demand for renewable energy, sustainable infrastructures, water and services, as well as developing and promoting innovating programs in its Businesses.

See Climate Change Policy  Pdf of 109 kb

 

ACCIONA considers that fighting against the effects of global warming is a strategic priority.

As a global leader in sustainable solutions for infrastructure, water and clean energy projects, ACCIONA can help Australia face these challenges and build a better country.

ACCIONA’s committment to sustainability is reflected in its Sustainability Master Plan, a road map containing all the initiatives of the Company in this field. The aim of ACCIONA is to lead the transition towards a low-carbon economy, bringing quality criteria and innovation processes to all projects in order to optimize the efficient use of resources and respect the environment

This commitment has been ratified by the inclusion of ACCIONA in the world’s top sustainability indexes, such as the FTSE4Good, MSCI Global Climate Index, CDP Climate A List 2017, CDP Water A List 2017, among others.

 

Emissions avoided (millions of tCO2)

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