When environmental education begins to be applied from the very first moments of early childhood education, the possibilities for positive results are greater. Therefore, we have selected 5 activities to do with children and learn a lot while having fun.
Iberdrola is launching a new Startup Challenge to find competitive, innovative solutions that will reduce non-technical losses from the distribution network. Submit your proposal until 10 November.
Decarbonising the economy and digital innovation entails building innovative distribution grids to cope with new models of electricity consumption. The bi-directionality, flexibility, digitalisation and automation of smart grids make a new interconnected map possible that responds to the needs of energy users and producers.
Iberdrola, a group of which Neoenergia is part and a world reference in the fight against climate change, will once again be present at the Climate Week, a global opportunity to join forces to accelerate climate action and assess progress before COP26.
AVANGRID, Iberdrola's subsidiary, group of which we are part, launches this challenge to develop a web tool to help fleet operators to assess feasibility, costs and benefits of converting their fleets to electric solutions.
The Historical Heritage allows us to know the culture, art, traditions, customs, religion, and history of a people. Do you know what are the historical heritages of Brazil? What is the difference between material and immaterial heritage? Which institutions are responsible for its preservation? Get to know the discussions that involve the preservation of Brazil's Historic Heritage.
Sport that mobilizes crowds, football causes large crowds in stadiums. With high energy consumption, large generations of CO2 and large waste production, initiatives that seek a more sustainable football are already a reality in Brazil and in the world.
Neoenergia Brazilian Women’s Soccer Championship stands out in several competitiveness factors. Increasingly professional and democratic, it is one of the most viewed in the world and has the largest number of teams competing for the title. But can it be considered the most competitive in the world yet?
The fight against climate change has been the main driving force behind our profitable growth strategy, leading us to invest €12 billion in renewable energies, smart grids and energy storage in the last 20 years, to which a further €15 billion will be added this decade. We aim to achieve climate neutrality in Europe in 2030 and globally by 2050.
The Clean Development Mechanism allows countries and companies committed to reducing greenhouse gases to invest in emission reduction projects. Neoenergia has a CDM project through the Teles Pires hydroelectric plant.
100 million Brazilians attended the 2019 Women's World Cup. For many, this was the pinnacle of football in the country. But it wasn't easy getting there. Just 30 years before it, the sport was forbidden for women. This ban, which lasted more than 50 years, prevented many girls from fulfilling the dream of playing football.
O grupo Iberdrola trabalha para ajudar a preservar ecossistemas saudáveis nas regiões onde desenvolve sua atividade. A companhia continua promovendo a transição energética, na qual investirá 150 bilhões de euros até 2030, e comprometeu-se a ser neutra em carbono na Europa em 2030 e globalmente em 2050, assim como pretende plantar 20 milhões de árvores durante esta década.
Brazil celebrates, on May 27, the National Atlantic Forest Day, created by federal decree of September 21, 1999. The date is a reference to May 27, 1560, when Father Anchieta signed the letter of St. Vincent, a document in which he described, for the first time, the biodiversity of tropical forests in the Americas.
Iberdrola group is working to conserve healthy ecosystems in all its areas of influence. The company continues to promote the energy transition, investing €150 bn by 2030, and has committed to being carbon neutral in Europe in 2030 and globally in 2050, as well as planting 20 million trees during this decade.
April 28 is World Education Day. On this date, we sought some data on the challenges to teaching basic education in Brazil, aggravated by the pandemic. With proposals such as the one for the Balcão de Ideias e Educativas Educativas project, supported by the Neoenergia Institute, it is possible to generate viable solutions.
In the corporate world, a successful innovation ecosystem is when companies, universities, and governments come together to create a collaborative, innovative environment in pursuit of one single purpose. Learn how this integration works in Brazil, in the world, and in Neoenergia.
Iberdrola group — of which we are part — through its International Startup Programme - PERSEO is seeking low-cost and environmentally-friendly solutions to combine the roll-out of photovoltaic plants and primary sector activities in rural areas in a sustainable way.
In the corporate world, the practice of feedback is configured as the opportunity that the professional has to recognize positive and negative points of his performance and analyze the behaviors that can be improved. Check out some tips to make the most of it.
Challenges, an English word that means "challenges", consist of making funny videos with unusual tracks and posting them on social media, mainly on TikTok and Instagram. The novelty has attracted users from all over the world, generating hundreds of viral content and has served to publicize hits and raise awareness among the population.
Quem não gosta de mostrar nas redes sociais fotos e vídeos de uma viagem inesquecível, uma selfie com celebridade ou uma ida a um restaurante maneiro? Para postar fotos antigas, é usado o recurso do TBT. Mas, para falar a verdade, tem muita gente que segue a onda e usa a tag sem nem saber o que significa. Então, vamos te dar uma ajuda! Confira aqui as curiosidades dessa brincadeira que movimenta as redes sociais.
The current context needs us to continuously update our skills in order not to be left out of the jobs market. Lifelong learning is the answer, whether at business level — more and more companies are developing training programs — or as individuals — having the attitude to learn every day —.
Two authors, two points of view and a theme. A face to face between Keren Elazari and Alec Ross with cyber warfare under debate, conflicts that will involve the entire planet, including you! Discover different visions and answers to the big question: are we ready?
Celebrated on March 16, the National Climate Change Awareness Day triggers a red flag on the effects of human activities on the quick increase of the planet's temperature. In Brazil, the results of climate change have worsened in recent years, directly affecting activities such as energy generation and agriculture.
Startups are small but brilliant companies. They are the result of groundbreaking ideas through which entrepreneurs want to change the world. In addition to its capacity to innovate, the difference between a startup and an SME is the flexibility of a startup in adapting to change and in its customer-centric approach.
International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8, was officially created by the UN (United Nations), in 1975. Annually, the date is celebrated in more than 100 countries and emphasizes the importance of women in society and the history of fight for your rights.
Brazilian folklore has been one of the most talked about subjects at the moment, due to Netflix's new Brazilian production “Cidade Invisível”. And we couldn't help but talk about it. Therefore, we brought some folklore characters to our universe.
Unknown to many people, the route that electrical energy takes to reach consumption places such as homes, offices, shopping centers is one of the most interesting parts in understanding how to obtain this vital asset that is electrical energy.
In Brazil, over 80% of the energy consumed derives from renewable sources, with a highlight for hydro sources. But, how is this energy produced? Which advantages it provides? To understand the country's main energy source, we address these and other curiosities.
Find new work opportunities, contact collaborators, launch your personal project or meet potential customers. In a world dominated by technology, the online version of networking can give you a competitive advantage.
The democratisation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), which facilitate access to thousands of information, work and leisure opportunities, is fundamental in today's society and their use must be independent of each person's condition.
Since ancient times, humanity has dealt with epidemics that kill millions of people, such as the Black Death and the Spanish flu, two of the most lethal pandemics in history. However, there is a fundamental difference between them: one was caused by a virus and the other by bacteria.
With a third of the planet's population in quarantine, coronavirus pandemic has changed not only the life style of the human beings. Since the beginning of the stiffening of social isolation measures recommended by WHO, when industries reduced their production and less vehicles were circulating in streets and highways, the environment has also experienced a big - and positive - impact.
The transformation into a digital society is happening extremely fast, particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the changes. There's no way back for companies, hence the growing demand for workers with expertise in new technologies. Here's a look at some of the digital jobs with the brightest future prospects.
The energy coming from the winds: this is the basic principle of the wind power. Brazil has a huge potential for development in this area. The prioritization of clean sources, such as wind and solar, should play a key role in the major companies. Check here some interesting points on the theme.
The planet's resources are running out and we need to take steps quickly to adopt habits that are respectful of and healthy for the planet and future generations. Leading a sustainable life means more than being a responsible consumer. It is a question of living based on a commitment to the environment and making little changes to our daily lives.
There are seven migratory routes for birds in the world. These routes are known as “Flyways" and Brazil is the only country in the world having two of them. When migrating, birds use specific areas for rest and feeding. The identification of which species can be found in that environment is required for the effective preservation of these areas. Check here some trivia about this phenomenon.
Iberdrola carries out numerous initiatives to support the professional development of women and to promote equal opportunities. It has set up programmes such as the School of Electricians for women in Brazil and Impulso STEM in Mexico.
The world is waiting impatiently for the approval of a vaccine against COVID-19. While we are waiting, and to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, let's find out a little more about the history of this medical breakthrough that has saved millions of lives since it was discovered and will continue to do so in the future.
Many already know that solar energy comes from the sunrays and works in a sustainable and renewable way, that is, without scarcity of the resource and with low impact on the environment. What not everyone knows are the benefits generated for people, such as the significant savings generated in the electricity bill.
The carbon footprint represents the total volume of greenhouse gases (GG) resulting from everyday economic and human activity. Knowing the carbon footprint of an activity, which is measured in tons of CO2 emissions, is important when it comes to taking measures and launching initiatives to reduce it to the lowest possible level.
Every moment, millions of people around the world are online and providing their data for various digital environments. And what is done with this information? How to ensure they are secure? This is what the Law 13.709 regulates, known as the General Data Protection Law. From now on, the use of any personal information, from the most basic ones, such as name and e-mail, to health data, should fit in the new law
November is the Black Awareness month and the celebrations in this period reinforce even more the need for talking about racism. The history of anti-racism fight in Brazil and the worldwide are important so that everyone can understand the present and thus shape the future. After all, it is still very evident that racism is embedded in the social, political and economic structure of our society.
The COVID-19 health crisis has taken its toll on all kinds of fields, including education. As a result, thousands of children are having to learn outside the classroom. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has come a long way in the last few years and made it all possible, but it comes with pros and cons.
Help others, be useful to someone or institution, donate time, money or work. Be supportive or volunteer? It doesn't matter if the work is punctual or with a defined frequency. Doing good is what matters. Check out here how to apply for a volunteering work, the importance of this action for those who receive and for those who donate, the impacts of the pandemic in this segment and the actions carried out by the Neoenergia Group.
The pandemic and lockdown have served as a reminder to us of how important it is to maintain the right exercise routine, even from our own sitting rooms. And what began as a necessity might become a trend, with people worried about going to gyms, sports centres and swimming pools for the good of their health. What's more, thanks to a multitude of apps and digital platforms dedicated to sport, it's easier than ever.
The unstoppable growth of technology has transformed our habits and behaviour and created unprecedented dilemmas which could put our future as a digital society at risk. The solution? A new set of ethics based on the source of this change: the Internet.
Iberdrola, group of which we are part, is implementing several lighting projects in Brazil, seeking to boost local development and sustainable tourism. Through Instituto Neoenergia, its Brazilian subsidiary's foundation, it has contributed to improving the lighting of historic buildings in the states of Bahia, São Paulo, Recife and Rio Grande do Norte.
Disposable masks mostly produced from synthetic fabric known as TNT have been widely used by the population, but the need for their use, while avoiding Covid-19 infection and contamination, brought an aggravating factor: incorrect disposal of disposable masks in the enviroment.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) itself makes it clear: "Mental health is an integral part of health; indeed, there is no health without mental health". The COVID-19 pandemic has also put our psychological well-being to the test and there is only one way to preserve it: by looking after our mental hygiene.
The adoption of healthy habits in our day-to-day lives, regular check-ups, a balanced diet and physical activities are critical attitudes to maintain the balance of body and mind. But the lack of time and the stress of our daily routines often hinders the practice these habits on a regular basis. In the World Health Day, commemorated this April 7, we listed 10 steps that you should follow in search of a robust health.
Forte São Tiago das Cinco Pontas is one of the most expressive monuments of the Brazilian colonial heritage. Built in 1630, it is located in the current São José neighborhood, and competes together with 18 other Brazilian fortresses for the title of World Heritage by UNESCO.
Until recently, wind power was considered an “alternative" generation source, but, due to its extraordinary growth in Brazil during the last decade, it became a consolidated source and now plays a key role in Brazilian energy matrix. The jump in installed capacity of wind plants nationwide is surprising.
Summer is one of the most desired seasons by many Brazilians. The warm weather fills the beaches, enables several outdoor leisure activities and renews energies. However, there is something new: summer 2019/2020 will be a bit different, with a milder weather compared to recent years.
Natal, though small, is impressive. The state capital of Rio Grande do Norte is known for its natural beauty, gorgeous beaches, dunes, lagoons and coconut trees. The shy city hides behind its dunes a series of breathtaking stories and tourist attractions. On December 25, when the Christian world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Potiguar (Brazilian name for the state capital of Rio Grande do Norte) capital celebrates its anniversary - this year it is 420 years. The story goes that this is why it was baptized Natal.
Diversity. A word so present in the lives of thousands of people today. With it comes a theme that is being debated around the world: social inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). It's always important to think and discuss about how the labor market has received these professionals, who need so much to be socially inserted and accepted.
re.turn, in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, noted for its marked social character. Its founders — surfers — are seeking to return to the oceans everything that the oceans have given them and are rolling out sustainable initiatives with recycled materials. Fight against plastic! Catch Lord Plastik!
Running all the processes of generating, transmitting and distributing a much needed asset for our life, which is energy, is no easy task. And part of that responsibility lies with the electrical engineers. Professionals who work day after day to get electricity to the homes of millions of Brazilians with quality and safety.
If you are male and over 50 years old or know someone that it is, talk about prostate cancer. This month we celebrate the Blue November (Novembro Azul), a worldwide campaign to warn men of the need to early prevent and diagnose the disease.
The use of electricity provides comfort and convenience. Here you will learn how to use electricity efficiently and enjoy its benefits without danger. Remember, conscious use of energy is everyone's responsibility and the first step can come from small actions.
October is the month when people, institutions, NGOs, companies and monuments adopt pink color as a way to support the campaign aimed at preventing and raising awareness on the early diagnosis of breast cancer: the Pink October. Despite the campaign, there are still many doubts. Therefore, it is essential to talk about the subject.
The book “How to win friends and influence people" is one of the top best-sellers in the world because it addresses a highly important matter in all phases of life: the relationship and connection with people. After all, throughout the phases, even when we are babies, we need to establish affection ties with those around us. Having good relationships is the key for living in harmony and get along well with the whole society.
Those who live in Brazil and other countries in Southern Hemisphere will start now to feel the effects of the most beautiful season of the year. During the spring, temperatures are more pleasant, air is wetter than in winter, new leaves sprout in the trees and flowers bloom, leaving a romantic spirit in the air and a beautiful landscape in gardens, fields and parks.
It was born in Pernambuco, is over 100 years old and has energy galore: it jumps, bounces, sings and shake in a frenzy rhythm. It is famous and important, its relevance to culture is well-recognized nationwide and worldwide. This is the “frevo", a musical rhythm and a kind of folkloric dance born in Recife, in Pernambuco State.
According to the Brazilian Institute of Environmental Studies, two-thirds of the world's cigarettes are improperly disposed of. As such, they are the largest pollutants in the oceans, one of the ecosystems most affected by climate change caused by pollution. It is our commitment, as a UN SDG-aligned company, to fight for the well-being of our planet.
On this Day Against Pollution, we invite you to make a small gesture for the environment. How about seizing the date and taking a sustainable approach? The planet thanks you. Do even more: talk and encourage someone to feel responsible and be aware of the harm that pollution causes to nature and to humans.
During the feast of St. John, everybody has a lot of fun, eat a lot and if you get too much, huh? Months before the start of the celebration, clothing, accessories and decorative items are already being made to leave the event well fancy and special.
July 17, the Forest Protection Day, is an important date for reflection and awareness on the need that all citizens work in favor of the environment, whether with the adoption of little actions in the daily life, reporting violations or demanding severe measures against those who do not comply with environmental laws.
By 2025, most of the world's population will have moved from almost complete lack of access to information to mastering the entire world's information through a palm-sized device. If the current pace of technological innovation is maintained, most of Earth's estimated eight billion people will be online.