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April

Abengoa presents the basic online course entitled “Corporate Carbon Footprint”

April 2, 2013

  • Organizations will be able to quantify and evaluate the CO2 emissions generated by their activities thanks to this course.
  • This initiative reflects the company’s unwavering commitment to offering technological and innovative solutions for sustainable development.

Seville, April 2, 2013. Abengoa (MCE: ABG), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has launched a new edition of the online course for calculating a carbon footprint, aimed at companies and organizations that intend to evaluate and record their CO2 emissions. This innovative program analyses and explains the necessary steps in order to calculate the carbon footprint of an organization, product or service, by offering customized advice. Furthermore, it also reviews all the available data sources about a company’s carbon footprint.

During the course, students will learn about the opportunities of the carbon footprint, how to calculate it and how to make plans to reduce and neutralize these emissions. The knowledge acquired will also allow students to understand the current situation regarding international standards for emissions calculations, as well as the critical points to be taken into account in order to correctly carry out the procedure.

The course, which will have various editions during 2013, will begin on April 4 through its online platform. For more information about the course or registration, please visit http://www.zeroemissions.com/web/es/formacion/huella_carbono/ or send your enquiry to zeroemissions@zeroemissions.abengoa.com

As a result of its work in the field of sustainability, in March 2012 Abengoa won the Spanish edition of the European Business Award for the Environment in the ‘Business Management for Sustainable Development’ category, for its system for managing greenhouse gases emissions and reduction plans, which the company began to implement in 2008.

This initiative is helping to consolidate Abengoa’s commitment and leadership in innovative technology solutions for sustainable development, making it a benchmark in the field of environmental sustainability as well as in training for CO2 emissions inventories and labeling.

About Abengoa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B) is an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from the sun, producing biofuels, desalinating sea water and recycling industrial waste. (www.abengoa.com)

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