Factor participates in the event “Climate Neutral Now Future Vision - Brainstorming and networking” in Sevilla.
11 February 2020 | CO2 | 5
Yesterday, the event “Climate Neutral Now Future Vision - Brainstorming and networking” was held at the Benito Villamarín stadium in Sevilla. The event was attended by various private sector organizations and in which Asier Sopelana, Partner and Manager at Factor, participated on behalf of our organization as a speaker on the agenda of examples of intersectoral collaboration for carbon neutrality.
The event organized by United Nations - Climate Change (UNFCCC), aimed to listen to participants and partners, and their contributions to shape the future of this outreach initiative through their experience and views. Their recommendations will be taken into account to plan the future work strategy. The event also served attendees to do networking in this field of action.
The agenda of the day consisted of introductory presentations to provide an update on the initiative and a broader context of Global Climate Action. This, followed by examples of how some of the participants and partners are implementing their Climate Neutral Now commitment. And finally, an informal and active brainstorming session in groups, which allowed attendees to contribute their contributions to shaping the initiative's new strategy.
During his presentation, Asier Sopelana highlighted the importance of business commitment to climate change, and presented Factor's Green Plan 2012-2020, which is based on a scheme for calculating, reducing and offsetting emissions. The objective of this plan is to reduce the organization's emissions by 20% compared to the base year (2011), raise awareness among our clients and team against the threat of climate change, and offset the emissions that we cannot reduce, from so we are a carbon neutral organization in accordance with the PAS 2060 standard and our commitment to the United Nations Climate Neutral Now initiative.
Factor has more than 15 years of experience offering technical consulting services in the areas of adaptation and mitigation to climate change, carbon footprint, sustainability, circular economy, renewable energy, carbon markets, among others, both for governments and international organizations , as for more than 400 companies, with more than 1,100 projects in more than 40 countries.