The most important initiatives adopted by IBERDROLA in the past years as regards Corporate Social Responsibility are as follows:
IBERDROLA has been included for the fifth consecutive year in the prestigious international 2014 FTSE4Good index, designed to facilitate investment in the most sustainable companies worldwide.
The Board of Directors of IBERDROLA recognises the importance of sustainability in all the actions carried out by the Company and the Group's companies and has therefore approved the Sustainability Policy.
The Board of Directors of IBERDROLA has approved the Corporate Security Policy in order to guarantee the effective protection of the people, assets and information of both the Company and the companies making up the Group.
IBERDROLA approves its CSR Plan for the period 2013-2014.
IBERDROLA, together with another five major companies in the IBEX35, sets up the Corporate Excellence Foundation - Centre for Reputation Leadership, a think-tank dedicated to promoting the management of intangibles as a strategic value for excellence in business.
The Board of Directors of IBERDROLA sets up the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, with information, advisory and proposal-making powers within its scope of action.
New Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicators for the electricity sector are added to the Sustainability Report.
IBERDROLA is one of the signatories to the Global Round Table on Climate Change.
Presentation of the 2007 Sustainability Report for public scrutiny by an Independent Expert Committee from outside the company.
Application of the methodology of the internationally recognised London Benchmarking Group (LBG) to IBERDROLA’s social contribution programmes.
Presentation of the 2006 Sustainability Report audited according to the limited insurance level established by the standard ISAE 3000 with regard to the application of the criteria of standard AA1000 AS and of the Global Reporting Initiative Guide (GRI).
Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals, through the Forum of Corporate Reputation, with the initiative “A better world for Joana”.
Participation, as founding member, in the creation of the group LBG-Spain, to apply the methodology for measuring corporate contributions to the community, developed by LBG.
Presentation of a Sustainability Report with external verification of compliance with GRI guidelines for the presentation of information in Sustainability Reports.
Inclusion of information on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Group’s Annual Report.
Participation in the constitutional meeting for the Spanish Association for the Global Compact (ASEPAM).
Incorporation into the Forum of Corporate Reputation.
Adherence to the United Nations World Pact.
Participation, as Founding Partner, in the Club of Excellence in Sustainability.
For more information look up 2014 Sustainability Report published on February 2015 by the Company.