The Norte Joven Association has obtained the runner-up prize for its activity to promote the personal development and work and social integration of young people at risk of exclusion from the education system.
The Naturgy Foundation will make its Energy School and volunteers from the energy company available to Energy Without Borders to collaborate in the "Energy Vulnerability" project of the partner organisation. The president of Energy Without Borders, Pilar Sevillaand the general director of Naturgy Foundation, María Eugenia Coronado, signed a collaboration agreement today to work jointly
This initiative forms part of the social programmes under the Naturgy Energy Vulnerability Plan and was implemented with the help of around twenty social organisations who collaborated with the foundation to perform actions in homes in Andalusia, Aragon, Castile-La Mancha, Castile and León, Catalonia, Galicia, La Rioja, the Community of Madrid, Murcia, Navarre and the Valencian Community.
Property rehabilitation is one of the priority action lines of Spanish and European policies designed to combat energy poverty.
The Naturgy Foundation works alongside seven regions to update energy-related VT curriculum content, with the aim of adapting it to the real needs of companies and society in the framework of the current energy transition. The ultimate goal is to better prepare students to enter the job market and improve their employability. During the 2020-2021 school year, over 5,100 students from 65 educational centres are benefiting from this programme.
The study ‘Energy Poverty in Europe: a comparative analysis’, which the Naturgy Foundation is presenting today, calls for the implementation of structural measures with a medium- and long-term impact that involve improved energy efficiency, renewable energies and changes to consumers’ energy habits, with the aim of improving polices to combat energy poverty.