Enel ranked among country’s most sustainable firms in 2017

Enel Green Power Hellas, Enel’s Greek renewables subsidiary, was ranked among the 21 companies recognised in the first edition of the Quality Net Foundation’s Sustainability Performance Directory in the Greek Market, out of the 54 companies that applied for the ranking, the company has announced in a statement.

The Directory evaluates how sustainably the companies approach the programs, processes and policies that they implement, and how sustainable development fits within their corporate strategy. The Quality Net Foundation developed the 2017 edition of the Directory within the framework of its “Sustainable Greece 2020” Initiative.

Sustainable Greece 2020 aims to further encourage businesses to adopt and record sustainable policies and practices as well as enhance transparency, self-assessment and accountability.

“We at Enel Green Power Hellas integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business, constantly seeking out new solutions to further improve our environmental and social footprint. With the active involvement of stakeholders and rational use of resources, economic and social progress can bring about truly shared value for all those involved. Enel Green Power Hellas contributes to the socio-economic development of local areas and communities where it operates, through a number of practices, from the expansion of infrastructure to educational and training programs, and initiatives aimed at social inclusion in projects that support cultural life in the regions,” said George Papadimitriou, Head of Enel Green Power Hellas.

The Quality Net Foundation is a non-profit network of responsible organizations and active citizens, operating as a multi-stakeholder interactive platform that promotes social responsibility in the private and public sector as well as the wider civil society with a view to bring about sustainable development and social cohesion. The Foundation researches social and business trends, tracks social needs at the national level, builds partnerships with institutional and scientific bodies, and also supports organisations that embody social responsibility.

Enel Green Power Hellas is the Enel Group’s company dedicated to the development and management of power generation from renewable sources in Greece. In the country, the Enel Group has a total renewables capacity of approximately 307 MW.

Enel Green Power, the renewable energies division of the Enel Group, is dedicated to the development and operation of renewables across the world, with a presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

Enel Green Power is a global leader in the green energy sector with an installed capacity of 36 GW across a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and hydropower, and is at the forefront of integrating innovative technologies, such as energy storage systems, in renewable energy plants.