Enel Green Power is seeking new tools and techniques, enabling strategies for improving the environmental sustainability and biodiversity preservation of its renewable installations, some of which include photovoltaic plants both on land and floating, wind farms, and/or hydroelectric plants.
Individuals, groups and organizations, anywhere in the globe, with biodiversity preservation solutions are invited to apply for Enel’s Biodiversity Innovations for Sustainability challenge.
Since preserving ecosystems and species means respecting life, the planet’s natural heritage, places, and communities’ symbols, ensuring the protection of biodiversity should be one of the most important values by which a company’s sustainability is measured.
The company recognizes the value of ecosystems as well as biodiversity. It is committed to the responsible management and use of natural resources across all of the phases of its plants worldwide, starting from the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning.
Having the protection of biodiversity as a core objective of its environmental policy,
Enel uses an integrated ecosystem-based approach to preserve biodiversity and promote ecosystem services.
Through the Biodiversity Innovations for Sustainability challenge, the company seeks nature-based solutions to maximize environmental benefits and minimize ecological impacts.
As its goal, Enel is set to help achieve 4 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
- 7 – Access to affordable and clean energy
- 9 – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
- 11- Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable
- 13 – The fight against climate change
Benefits of participation
The awards will be given to the best submission(s) as solely determined by the Seeker. The total payout will be $15,000.
In case of multiple awarded solutions (not more than five), at least one submission will receive an award of up to $5,000, and the others up to $2,500.
Submissions to the Biodiversity Innovations for Sustainability challenge close on Friday, June 25, 2021. Click here to register.
A multinational energy company, Enel Green Power (EGP) is a global leader in the development and management of energy production from renewable sources (wind, solar, hydroelectric, and geothermal).
Being one of the world’s leading integrated electricity and gas operators, the company is present in more than 30 countries across five continents, generating energy with a total installed capacity of more than 88 GW.
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