Enel’s presence in the main energy and Sustainability associations


The Enel Group’s international role is also shown by its active participation in the international associations and organizations that establish long-term goals and commitments to cope with the challenges of climate change and the social and economic pressures concerning the energy industry and the macroeconomic situation in general. Here below are some examples.

AssociationRole covered
Global Sustainable Electric Partnership (GSEP) Non-profit organization whose members are leading global electric companies, aimed at promoting sustainable energy development through projects in the electric energy sector and capacity building in emerging and developing countries worldwide.
CSR Europe A body based in Brussels which is delegated by the European Commission to cover Corporate Social Responsibility. Enel is a member of the Board and takes active part in the work and meetings of the network.
UN Global Compact e Global Compact LEAD Enel has been a member of the global network of the UN Global Compact since 2004 and is one of the 44 companies worldwide which are part of the Global Compact LEAD, which represents sustainability excellence in the private sector, and Enel has been a member of its Steering Committee since January 2013. In addition, in June 2015 the Enel Chief Executive Officer was appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Global Compact.
Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Initiative launched by the United Nations in 2011 with the aim of guaranteeing access to more sustainable energy for everyone and which Enel has actively supported since the beginning with the ENabling ELectricity program. The Group’s commitment to supporting the initiative was also strengthened with the pledge to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on energy (SDG 7) which was announced in September 2015 by the Enel Chief Executive Officer, who since June 2014 has also been a member of the Advisory Board.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Since 2006 Enel has applied the reporting guidelines issued by the GRI in preparing its own Sustainability Report, and sponsors the work to establish the new G4 guidelines. In addition, it is one of the companies which collaborate on the “Reporting 2025” project.
IIRC Enel has adhered to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) since its creation.
Bettercoal Global initiative with the objective of promoting the continuous improvement in companies’ responsibility in the coal production chain. Enel is a member of the Board of Directors.