- The award was given by the prestigious business magazine, Latin Trade, which selects 5 winners each year from the selection of leading companies in corporate sustainability listed in IndexAmericas Top 100, published by the Inter-American Development Bank.
Santiago, October 28, 2020 - Within the framework of the conversation on "Sustainability, the Future of Latin America," Enel Chile was named one of the most sustainable companies in Latin America. The event, which involved the president of the Inter-American Development Bank, honored for the third year in a row those companies with outstanding performance in sustainability in the region. In the case of Enel Chile, it was recognized in the "Social Impact" category.
"Enel Chile has focused its relations strategy on bringing communities alongside the energy transition, under the same vision as that of the company. This means that since 2015, our social investment has been primarily focused on renewable energy access projects, energy security, sustainable economic development projects (SMEs), and quality education, according to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This year , we have surpassed the target established for 2022 in terms of the number of beneficiaries of Access to clean and affordable energy," says Paolo Pallotti, CEO of Enel Chile.
Every year, Latin Trade selects five winners out of the leading companies in corporate sustainability listed in IndexAmericas Top 100, a ranking published by the Inter-American Development Bank. In the case of Enel Chile, this award recognizes all the work it has been doing with respect to sustainability.
"Our entire corporate strategy is linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which we use to clearly define business metrics that collaborate with our company's creation of shared value. For example, our strategic pillars are focused on decarbonization, the expansion of renewables and electrification, and the development of adequate infrastructure and platforms. Each of these pillars has specific objectives that contribute to SDGs 7, 9, 11 and 13," explains Paolo Pallotti, CEO of Enel Chile.
The Latin Trade editorial committee chooses the winners in each category, using primary and secondary information sources to establish the merits of each company. The 2020 Latin Trade IndexAmericas awards recognize the sustainable management of companies that are working to solve environmental and social problems.