• In May, the Focus-Abengoa Foundation and FO Licht inaugurated the ninth edition of the World Biofuels Conference: “World Biofuels 2010”.
  • In June, Hynergreen inaugurated the hydrogen service station for the Hercules Project in Sanlúcar la Mayor.
  • Campus Palmas Altas, Abengoa’s headquarters in Seville, won first prize in the 2010 Prime Property Awards for Sustainable Real Estate Investment from Union Investment Real Estate AG, one of Europe’s leading real estate management companies, and an award for architectural excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), equivalent to the British Council of Architects, in addition to LEED Platinum pre-certification.
  • Abengoa set up sustainability committees at the business unit level. These committees are supported by the General Sustainability Management Department to assist in carrying out the range of initiatives in progress and to standardize best practices.
  • Abengoa drew up a policy for sustainable mobility throughout the Abengoa group, and, in the specific case of Campus Palmas Altas, a virtual sustainable mobility office was included for this company facility on the corporate Intranet.
  • Abengoa disclosed the company’s CO2 emission volumes for the first time.
  • New editions of Carbon Training and the School of Energy and Climate Change were held.


Photograph taken by Guillermo Valero Maestro of Befesa and entered into the II Sustainable Development Photography Competition