For the third time, Enel has been included in Fortune’s prestigious “Change the World” list, which rewards companies more focused on having a positive social impact through their business. The Group led by Francesco Starace has earned the 28th position and it is the only Italian among the 63 companies in the 2018 list. Fortune Magazine lauded Enel for its continuous commitment to renewables, as mentioned by zero-emission generation portfolio amounting to 51% of the Group’s global production.
Enel’s presence for the third time in Fortune’s Change the World list is a confirmation of the Group’s role as a driver of change and a leader in the global energy transition
Francesco Starace, Enel CEO
Commenting on the acknowledgement, Francesco Starace stressed that “Enel’s presence for the third time in Fortune’s Change the World list is a confirmation of the Group’s role as a driver of change and a leader in the global energy transition.” He also pointed out that Fortune mentioned Enel’s Open Power strategy, which is a “platform to help address some of the biggest challenges that we face in the world today.” In addition, the prestigious magazine also highlighted the Group’s role in promoting “green technologies and tactics along with many global partners.”
Francesco Starace also said that “in order to increase our impact in all of our innovation and sustainability initiatives around the world, Enel is working with an ever-growing network of start-ups, industrial and academic partners which are constantly increasing.” Enel CEO stressed that the Group, through its eight Innovation Hubs, has already launched 147 projects with start-ups, 39 of which have been developed on an industrial scale in the last three years.
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