Description/achievement of initiative
Telefonica has a public goal to reduction of 30% in energy consumption in networks per equivalent access by 2015, taking as the base year 2007.
To reduce the carbon footprint in line with its strategy to maximize revenue, reduce operational costs and provide services at attractive prices, Telefónica assesses, defines and implements its overall package of projects based on the following key financial calculations: VPN / Return on investment / EBITDA / Payback / Free cash flow (FCF)
In recent years, Telefónica is using the ESCO model to renew their infrastructure equipment's (rectifiers and air conditioners), making their operations more efficient.
How Telefonica is a global company, must be in accordance with the Compliance with Regulatory Requirements and standards, as a prerequisite to obtain success in their activities. Today Telefónica participates in the CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) scheme is mandatory energy efficiency Aimed at Improving Emissions and cutting in large public and private Sectors' Organizations.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure