Objectives

Objectives 2018

  • We help technological solutions from the energy and mobility fields get to market, supporting entrepreneurial initiative through our Entrepreneurs Fund.
  • We encourage entrepreneurial culture and innovation among Vocational Training students.
  • The Breaking down Barriers programme encourages the inclusion of people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups through sports, culture, training, and awareness-raising.
  • We support social agents with solidarity initiatives and put Repsol's employees and shareholders in the spotlight, promoting values and responsible attitudes, with the More than Words project.
  • Through the LearningEnergy programme projects, we teach young people about energy and energy efficiency, while also letting younger children know how to use energy resources responsibly.
  • We believe in volunteering that brings about transformation in society and addresses the concerns of our volunteers. To this effect, we design volunteering activities that are as adapted as possible to our volunteers' expectations and motivations, as well as the social needs of the local community.
  • We help cultivate young people's talent through our scholarship programmes for university studies and vocational training.
  • We support and collaborate with social, educational, and cultural organisations in the development of their projects.

Objectives 2017. Results

  • We promote technological solutions for energy and mobility and bring them to the market by nurturing entrepreneurial initiative through our Entrepreneurs Fund.

In January 2017, we launched the Entrepreneurs Fund's sixth call for proposals. We received a total of 354 applications: 80% from Spain and the remaining 20% from over 20 countries, most notably Portugal, which accounted for 6.5% of the proposals submitted. Over the course of the year, we've accelerated 20 start-ups with a total of over €1 million in funding. As part of the acceleration programme, we provided specialised training and expert advice to each project/idea.

  • We work for the inclusion of people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups through sport, culture, training, and awareness with the Breaking down barriers programme.

Over 30 000 people benefited from inclusive sports, culture, training, and awareness-raising projects.

  • We support social agents with solidarity initiatives, and we transmit protagonism, values, and responsible attitudes to citizens through the More than Words project.

A new edition of More than Words has been held. Through this initiative, Repsol employees, shareholders, and distributors from around the world can present social action projects. In 2017, Fundación Repsol gave a donation of €10 000 to each of the 30 projects chosen out of the 200 submissions. The general public was also able to participate by voting for three projects supported by Fundación Repsol on the website, with the amount of funding being based on the number of votes received.

  • The projects under the LearningEnergy programme are a vehicle for us to spread knowledge about science, energy, and energy efficiency. They help make young people more aware of how to use energy and energy resources responsibly.

In 2017, we held a new edition of Energy with Consciousness, a project aimed at students in their third and fourth years of secondary education from 34 schools in Ciudad Real, Madrid, A Coruña, Murcia, Tarragona, and Vizcaya. Overall, more than 1,000 students took part. We also held LearningEnergy workshops for students in their sixth year of primary school or third year of secondary school in the areas surrounding the Repsol and Petronor industrial facilities and, for the first time this year, Repsol's centres in Madrid, Móstoles, and Tres Cantos. A total of 4,600 students from 84 schools took part in these workshops.

In addition, Fundación Repsol joined forces with the Repsol's industrial facilities in Puertollano and Cartagena to host the Science and Energy Weeks, which were attended by over 14,000 people.

  • We are committed to our volunteering programme, which contributes to the real transformation of society and channels the concerns of our volunteers. To this end, we design volunteering activities that are as aligned as possible with the expectations and motivations of our volunteers and with social needs at the local level. We employ innovative methods such as entrepreneur volunteering and corporate volunteer marathons.

The Transform your Energy pilot was launched in 2017, which is an entrepreneurial volunteering project conducted in the province of Tarragona.  Teams of Repsol volunteers helped design volunteering programmes alongside social institutions in Tarragona. The three winners received a donation of €6000 each to develop their projects in the Tarragona area.

The first corporate volunteering marathon took place in Spain. Over two days, participating volunteers used their professional knowledge to identify and resolve the needs presented by two social entities.

  • We help cultivate young people's talent through our scholarship programmes for university studies and vocational training.

Over 150 study scholarships and grants were awarded in 2017, totalling of €550 000.

  • We support and collaborate with social, educational, and cultural organisations in the development of their projects.

We have worked with over 160 social, educational, and cultural entities.