Commitment to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Have you seen this circle of colors in different places? Do you feel they are everywhere and that you don’t know what it means? Are you concerned about the challenges of our planet and you don’t know how you could contribute to their solution? If you want an answer to these questions… keep reading!

This circle of 17 colors is the symbol of the Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In 2015, the United Nations (UN) approved the Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development, an opportunity for countries and their societies to undertake a new path to improve the lives of all people without leaving anyone behind. The Agenda includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders during the Sustainable Development Summit held in September 2015 and comprising a strategic plan for the year 2030.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 17 goals to transform our world.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are aimed at promoting the mobilization of efforts to address multiple topics, including poverty eradication, climate change, education, gender equality, environmental protection and urban planning, amongst other, all with the guarantee of not leaving anyone behind.

In short, the 17 SDGs establish a worldwide road map comprising different goals to undertake the environmental, social and economic challenges threating the future of the planet. To achieve these goals, everyone has to play their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.

About Us: SDGs

In Cofrentes NPP we invest our energy to build a sustainable future.

Comprometidos con los ODS

Aware of existing challenges, the Iberdrola Group wants its activities to be part of the solution, which is why in line with the commitment to create value for stakeholders, the company aligned its business strategy to the SDGs approved by the UN in September 2015.

In accordance with the environmental guidelines of the Iberdrola Group, Cofrentes NPP focuses its efforts in the supply of clean, reliable and environmentally friendly energy (goal 7) and climate mainstreaming, thus playing a key role in the fight against climate change because we do not generate greenhouse gas emissions. More specifically, Cofrentes NPP prevents the release of about 5 million metric tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year (goal 13).

In addition, from CN Cofrentes we contribute directly to SDG 8, 9, 12 and 15.

Goal 8

Fostering a safe, risk-free work environment for all personnel, favoring gender equality as well as contributing to job creation and to the economic and social development of its environment.

About Us: SDG 8

Goal 9

Innovation and a constant search to improve systems which ensure safe and reliable plant operation, is our core activity. We invest in projects to digitalize and upgrade our systems and equipment, as well as in design modifications aimed at achieving the technological optimization of equipment and components.

About Us: SDG 9

Goal 12

Promoting reduced consumption and efficient use of natural resources, primary materials, fuels, chemicals and energy. Our goal is to manage and optimize process in search of operational performance efficiency and ongoing improvement. We also work to enhance waste control and management. Our expectation is to minimize waste generation, supporting a circular economy based on the “3Rs”: Reduction, Reuse and Recycling of elements.

About Us: SDG 12

Goal 15

Minimizing the environmental risks and impact of our activity, fostering biodiversity and implementing measures to prevent water, air and soil contamination. We support preservation and a sustainable use of the ecosystem.

About Us: SDG 15

We are part of the solution

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Our commitment, your commitment

At Cofrentes NPP, in addition to firmly supporting the achievement of SDGs, all of us as workers contribute to these targets through our daily activities. SDGs apply to everyone because we are all responsible for favoring change. Our actions today will affect our children’s lives tomorrow. Let’s inform and encourage personnel to live in a more sustainable manner at work and at home, making small contributions such as switching off the computer and the lights when leaving home, using sustainable transportation, such as bikes and walking, buying local products and sorting our waste correctly.

Remember that by exercising SGDs, we are part of the solution.