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  • EDP Foundation Academy

    The EDP Foundation Academy seeks to boost the organisational capacities of associates in order to reinforce their social impact and help meet the EDP Solidaria programme's global objective.

    Training is carried out by EDP Volunteers (Skills Volunteer Force) and by professional experts in various areas.

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    Social

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Planting Trees for Biodiversity

    As part of the programme “Planting Trees for Biodiversity”, which is aimed at increasing the available tree area, the EDP Foundation has signed collaboration agreements to plant indigenous trees. The programme started in 2009 and, since then, has planted more than 140,000 trees in Asturias.

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Educating for Sustainability: “Viva Nuestra 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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