The 1st Sustainable Development Goals Observatory, organised by the digital newspaper El Español, Enclave ODS and Invertia, in collaboration with the “la Caixa” Foundation, took place from 14 to 16 September at the CaixaForum in Madrid. The meeting was structured around 17 blocks, one for each of the UN 2030 Agenda’s SDGs, in which representatives of different companies shared their vision on the development of the SDGs.
The Sustainability and Climate Action General Manager at Enagás, José Miguel Tudela, participated together with Nuria Rodríguez, Sustainability and Environment General Manager at Naturgy; Teresa Mañueco, ESG Planning & Development Director at Cepsa, and Sandra Benbeniste, Sustainability EMEA General Manager at Iberostar Group, in the "Climate Action" (SDG 13) round table, where they discussed the role of companies in reversing climate change.
Tudela explained the relevance of SDG 13 for Enagás, and pointed out that “the company puts these sustainable development goals into action through the Strategic Plan and the Sustainability Plan”. He also explained Enagás’ commitment to fostering the promotion of renewable gases, highlighting the key role of infrastructures in the development of these carriers.
The senior manager also spoke about the Power To Green Hydrogen Mallorca project led by Enagás and Acciona Energía, with the collaboration of IDAE and Cemex, which aims to contribute to decarbonising the Balearic Islands and has positioned itself as the first green hydrogen generation project on an industrial scale in Spain.
José Miguel Tudela concluded his speech by defending the need for a balance between sustainability and business and stressing the importance of coordination and cooperation throughout the value chain: “A coordinated approach between the action plans of individual companies and the strategies of the European Commission and individual countries is key to achieving a sustainable environment,” he added.