Respect for the natural environment, conservation of biodiversity and the implementation of best environmental practices in the development of our activities are key elements of our business management. For this reason, all our activities are carried out in accordance with strict environmental criteria.
This commitment is materialized in the Group's environmental policy, to ensure compliance with this policy the Group has an Environmental Management System (EMS) certified in May 1999 in accordance with the UNE-EN-ISO 14.001 standard and registered in the EC Environmental Management and Auditing System (EMAS) since October 2001. In 2004, Red Eléctrica became the first business group in the energy sector to obtain the environmental certification for all of its electricity transport activities and installations.
The determined effort of Red Eléctrica to become a efficient and sustainable business model has been recognised by the main rating agencies regarding sustainability as Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Indexes.