Abertis Foundation > Environmental Action
The headquarters of the Foundation Abertis, Castellet's castle, is the International Centre UNESCO for the Reservations of the Mediterranean Biosphere. His labor centres at the creation of the Mesh of Reservations of Mediterranean Biosphere, promoting and developing destined activities at improving the program MaB and the World Mesh of Reservations of Biosphere. It represents an only opportunity to foster the survey and the conservation of the Mediterranean area, establishing bridges of collaboration at matter of management of the biodiversity and of the natural resources among the two ribas of the Mediterranean.
Castellet's the castle possesses the environmental certification ISO 14001. Besides, recently the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, only world organism acreditador at Sustainable Tourism and linked at the Organisation of the Nations Joined, has conceded at the headquarters of the Foundation Abertis the certification at Responsible Tourism Biosphere Responsible Tourism.At the environmental sphere, since the Foundation Abertis also work to reduce the print of carbon that generates our economic activity and, of accord with the aims of the Group Abertis, optimise the management of the waste and favour the conservation of the biodiversity of the natural rooms where are present
12 February 2020
The Spanish cabinet, at the proposal of the Ministry forEcological Transition and the Demographic Challenge and the Ministry ofForeign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, has authorised thesigning of the agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the United NationsEducational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to continuehosting the International Centre for Mediterranean Biosphere Reserves in our country.
11 February 2020
La Fundación Abertis, a través del Centro Internacional Unesco para las Reservas de laBiosfera Mediterráneas (CIURBM), promoverá un estudio para la recuperación de la reserva de la biosfera de Terres de l’Ebre, que se centrará en los espacios naturales que han quedado gravemente afectados por el paso de la borrasca “Gloria” esta semana.Según el director de la Fundación, Sergi Loughney, “con este estudio, queremos contribuira la generación de recursos para la recuperación de la zona, de un altísimo valor natural, y para ello buscaremos también contar con la colaboración de las administraciones y entidades implicadas”.
27 September 2019
The Abertis Foundation, together with UNESCO and the Ministry for Ecological Transition, through the National Parks Autonomous Agency, has promoted the "Castellet Declaration for the Protection of Biodiversity", a manifesto to warn of the serious consequences that the current rate of biodiversity loss may have on the planet and the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals, including those related to poverty, hunger and health.