ACCIONA Microenergy Foundation offers a unique opportunity for the employees of ACCIONA to learn first hand the reality of our world and participate in the projects developed by the Foundation in the region of Cajamarca, Peru, and Oaxaca, Mexico. More than 150 corporate volunteers of ACCIONA have dedicated in an altruistic way their time, knowledge and experience to make possible the initiatives of cooperation for development and fight against poverty in isolated rural areas of Peru and Mexico.
In the fith editions of the campaign Shall We donate?", ACCIONA employees have donated a total of more than 12 tons of food, about 300 boxes of toys and has enjoyed the participation of more than 260 volunteers. ACCIONA made a donation equal to the amount donated by the employees.
In 2016, 21 volunteers from ACCIONA took part for the first time in the Coach project, an initiative led by the Exit Foundation, whose aim is to improve the employability of young people at risk of social exclusion aged 16 to 19, by means of coaching and mentoring activities .
For the fourth consecutive year, 40 volunteer mentors from ACCIONA have taken part in the Apadrinando el Talento (Sponsoring Talent) project, led by the Princesa de Girona Foundation. The aim is to improve the employability of young people with higher qualifications originating from difficult environments to guarantee equal opportunities in access to the employment market through a series of mentoring sessions.
Similarly, other voluntary initiatives have been promoted by ACCIONA employees in different countries such as Canada, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Poland, etc.