IBERDROLA's environmental strategy and management has been acknowledged in several international environmental indices. Amongst the most prestigious we may highlight the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, where IBERDROLA has been selected in every index since the Index was founded, or the FTSE4Good Index. To make progress along these lines, the following basic principles are established:
In order to address international expansion and the variety of activities carried out with an environmental impact for the Company, in 2008 the IBERDROLA Group Environmental Management System was approved, with the aim of creating a common environmental framework, enabling different plans and measures to be co-ordinated, and respecting autonomy and particularities at regional level. This common system has been developed in terms of agreed policies and strategic guidelines, adopting criteria and standards from compliance reports and setting a joint series of monitoring indicators.
The main objects of the Group's Environmental management system can be summarised as follows: