Red Eléctrica's Posidonia oceanica project, good practice in sustainability

The ‘Report by the Observatory for Corporate Management of Biodiversity’, published by the Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad, includes this project for the recovery of Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows.

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The Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad today, at the Endesa Head Offices in Barcelona, presented the second edition of the ‘Report by the Observatory for Corporate Management of Biodiversity’, which has been drafted with the support of the Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment.

During the presentation of said report, the director of Sustainability and Innovation for Red Eléctrica de España, Daniel Pérez Varela, shared with the audience the project for the Recovery of Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows. An innovative technique, which has been included as a good business practice in the second edition of this report, which in turn represents the Company’s  firm commitment to the respect for the environment.

This new edition includes a compilation of best national and international business practices in ecosystem restoration, research, awareness and conservation of flora and fauna species.

The event was chaired by Endesa's Director General in Catalonia, Isabel Buesa, and was attended by the Secretary of the Environment and Sustainability of the Regional Government of Catalunya, Marta Subirá, and a member of AccióNatura’s management team, Francesc Giró.

The Biodiversity Foundation presented, within the framework of the Spanish Business and Biodiversity Initiative, the public-private backing for the conservation of natural capital, and then the Secretary General of the Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad, presented the report's conclusions.

The publication seeks to advance in the design of conceptual and methodological frameworks that can be used by the business fabric to integrate in their strategy a committed and responsible action towards the use of natural goods and resources, taking into account the dependence that any business action has on ecosystems and their services.