Enel Chile's main material topics
The result of Enel Chile's materiality process contributes to relevant issues that are key to planning its strategy and are the Sustainability Plan's primary data. The following is a summary of the Company's priority issues, along with its motivations and main outcomes:
- Health and Safety at Work: For Enel Chile and its stakeholders, health and safety in the workplace is a priority. Therefore, it adopts systems to detect and prevent situations that could put its collaborators and contractors at risk.
- Decarbonization of the energy matrix: Climate change is currently one of humanity's main challenges, and Enel Chile working with the Ministry of Energy, is committed to starting the process of decarbonization of the energy matrix, which will allow a reduction in greenhouse gases. With this agreement, Enel Chile commits to the progressive closure of its coal-fired plants.
- Involving communities: The Company operates by integrating its operations into the social, economic, and environmental fabric of the territories in which it operates, generating value and sustainable progress for its stakeholders. To this end, it is essential to create instances of participation, transparency, and inclusion, to be an active part of the solution to these territories' main challenges.
- Environmental Management: Due to the nature of its business, Enel Chile has an impact on different environmental aspects, and therefore the Company is committed to minimizing and/or mitigating damage through its Environmental Policy and Biodiversity Policy, among others. The Company's environmental management answers to the highest international standards in this area.
- Development of new solutions and digitalization: Digital transformation enables the emergence of new business opportunities based on the development of sustainable energy solutions, which make it possible to expand the supply of products and services through innovation and digitalization of processes.
- Creation of economic and financial value: Enel Chile is aware that for sustainable economic growth, it must integrate financial and non-financial factors throughout its value chain, considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects. For the Company, sustainability equals the creation of long-term value for all its stakeholders, generated through a model that integrates industrial objectives with those of sustainability.