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  • EDP Solidarity

    EDP SOLIDARITYis an initiative that aims to improve the quality of life and the integration of the most deprived.

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    Social

  • Responsible Points-Solidarity

    The “Points” is a totally free programme rewarding EDP customers with a series of points.

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    Social

  • The Princess of Asturias Foundation

    Every year, since 1981, this renowned institution has awarded the Prince of Asturias Awards (now entitled Princess of Asturias Awards).

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    Culture

  • EDP International Basketball Campus

    The Campus welcomes more than 400 young people from all over the world.

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    Social

  • International Festival of Santander

    The EDP Foundation has sponsored the opening ceremony of the 2015 International Festival of Santander (FIS).

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    Culture

  • San Sebastian Musical Fortnight

    This classical music festival started in 1939 and has become the oldest music festival in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe.

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    Culture

  • The EDP Foundation launches Energy Solidarity

    With the collaboration of Cáritas and the Red Cross, the initiative aims to increase the safety, welfare and energy efficiency of the most deprived families.

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    Social

  • Trainees join EDP on work placements in the company

    The EDP Foundation has signed agreements with the Universities of the Autonomous Regions of the Principality of Asturias, the Basque Country, Cantabria, Murcia and Madrid, thanks to which 300 students carry out work experience at different EDP work centres.

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    Education and Research

  • The Asturian Sailing Week

    For the last 17 years, the EDP Foundation has sponsored, the Asturian Sailing Week.

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    Social

  • Other Fun Runs

    As is customary, the EDP Foundation sponsored different fun runs in Asturias.

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    Social

  • Antón Scholarship for the creation of sculptures

    The scholarship is open to individuals and groups of artists from or resident in Spain, with no age limit

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    Culture

  • The EDP Foundation present the 75th anniversary of EFE

    The photography exhibition to mark the EFE Agency's 75th anniversary was held at the Gran Vía bilbaína exhibition centre. 

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    Culture

  • The EDP Foundation lights up the Kursaal

    On Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May, the Kursaal Palace in Donostia-San Sebastian hosted the concert by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, sponsored by the EDP Foundation, and was lit up by the latter's logo.

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    Culture

  • STARTInnova

    This initiative seeks to foster the entrepreneur culture among young upper secondary and vocational training students by means of an e-learning platform.

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    Education and Research

  • Biomedical Research Foundation

    The Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation was established in 2014 to drive major progress in research in the biomedicine field.

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    Education and Research

  • The EDP Foundation hands out cherry saplings to welcome spring

    Every year the EDP Foundation organises an event to hand out indigenous cherry saplings to young artists who visit their facilities.

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    Environmental

  • Sports events

    As is customary, the EDP Foundation sponsored different sports events.

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    Social

  • Support for scientific research (DIPC)

    DIPC is an organisation which promotes scientific research and technological development activities in the fields of basic and applied physics.

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    Education and Research

  • Oviedo Opera Foundation

    The purpose of this institution is to organise activities and concerts related to the Opera and, which includes organising an annual opera season.

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    Culture

  • Principality of Asturias Symphony Orchestra

    It is one of the leading orchestras in the Spanish symphony scene.

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    Culture

  • ABAO

    The purpose of this institution is to organise activities and concerts related to the Opera.

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    Culture

  • ARTIUM Modern Art Museum Centre

    Artium is, as a museum and cultural activities centre, a benchmark for its dissemination and heritage work in the area of contemporary creation, and EDP is an active member of its Board.

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    Culture

  • Fish restocking

    For many years now, the EDP Foundation has been working with different environmental associations.

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    Environmental

  • Cooperation with the Castilla y León Natural Heritage Foundation

    EDPR has a cooperation agreement in place with the Castilla y León Natural Heritage Foundation to organise different initiatives in the environmental field in the autonomous community.

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    Environmental

  • Environmental Volunteering

    As part of the EDP "Parte de Nosotros Ambiental" ["It’s Up to Us"] global campaign, a environmental volunteering day in Spain was held and 115 volunteers, including employees, family and friends, took part.

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    Environmental

  • Volunteering

    The EDP volunteering programme is organised in all the companies of the Group.

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    Social

  • San Sebastian Gastronomica - Euskadi Basque Country

    The nationally and internationally renowned congress was held for the 15th time this year.

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    Social

  • Collaboration with the SED DNGO

    SED (Solidarity, Education and Development) is a non-profit Development Non-Governmental Organisation working in Spain, whose fundamental aim is solidarity with the most underprivileged.

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    Social

  • Ikastolen Jaiak Basque School festivals

    Sponsorship of and help with festivals held in the three provinces of the Basque Country to support the Basque School.

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    Social

  • Sponsoring the Madrid Fado Festival

    Along with other Portuguese entities and companies, EDPR sponsored the Madrid Fado Festival in June. The event paid tribute to the most authentic Portuguese cultural expression, whose III festival was held in the Spanish capital.

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    Social

  • Cycling Festival

    Yet again this year, and with Basque Cycling Foundation – EDP Foundation backing, the Cycling Festival in Derio was held to encourage young people to use bicycles as a means of transport and for fun, and enjoy a day out with the family.

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    Social

  • Bilbao Triathlon

    The EDP Foundation collaborates in the organisation of the event.

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    Social

  • Green Education Scholarships

    Green Education is an EDPR programme which started in 2010 that provides study grants.

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    Education and Research

  • School visits to EDP facilities

    Every year, the thermal and hydroelectric power plants play host to a number of primary and secondary schoolchildren.

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    Education and Research

  • FUNSEAM (Foundation for Environmental and Energy Sustainability)

    FUNSEAN is a non-profit institution whose main objective is to work in the area of environmental and energy sustainability.

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    Education and Research

  • Camerata Revillagigedo

    It was created in April 1993 under the aegis of its conductor, José Fernández Avello.

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    Culture

  • Kursaal Foundation

    The objective of the Foundation is: to showcase the range of cultural activities of Donostia-San Sebastián.

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    Culture

  • Guggenheim Museum

    The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is one of the iconic buildings of the third millennium and is associated to concepts of contemporariness, technology, avant-garde and design.

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    Culture

  • “A customer, a tree”

    The EDP Foundation has signed collaboration agreements with various town councils to plant native trees.

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    Environmental

  • Cooperation with the Asturias Bear Foundation

    The Asturias Bear Foundation (FOA) is a non-profit private cultural entity.

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    Environmental

  • Cooperation with MIGRES Foundation

    The Migres Foundation is a not-for-profit private entity that fosters research on the phenomenon of bird migration and organise activities aimed at sustainable development.

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    Environmental

  • Global Wind Day

    EDPR marked World Wind Day with an open day at the Rabosera wind farms.

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    Social

  • Cantabria Forum

    The Cantabria Forum is an important opportunity for the business community to meet and gain a first-hand insight into the key issues for their businesses.

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    Social

  • Sponsorship of the X International Congress of the Historical Demographic Association

    The Historical Demographic Association (ADEH) is a scientific society, working in Spain and Portugal, which since 1983 has worked on promoting the study and knowledge of the population of the present and past from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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    Social

  • Women’s Race

    The Women's Race takes place in 8 cities in Spain and its objective is to raise funds for research on breast cancer.

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    Social

  • Family Fun Run

    The Family Race is a recreational event which encompasses basic elements such as sport, health and family.

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    Social

  • Educating for Sustainability: “Viva Nuestra Energía” - "Tu Energía" school programme

    This programme which seeks to disseminate sustainability in schools has been run in the Autonomous regions of the Principality of Asturias, the Basque Country, Cantabria, Murcia, Madrid and Castilla La Mancha.

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    Education and Research

  • EDP University Challenge

    The EDP University Challenge is a programme introduced by EDPR in Spain 2009. Its objective is to contribute to developing academic excellence in students on degree, post-graduate and PhD students (1st and 2nd cycle of the Bologna process).

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    Education and Research

  • Solidarity Computers

    On 21 July 2014, the EDP Corporate Volunteering Programme unveiled its latest initiative, "Solidarity Computers” [Ordenadores Solidarios], which is up and running in EDP Spain and EDP Renewables.

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    Social

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