Through an internal contest, the Acea Group selected the best projects for the sustainable development of the area in which it operates. These projects are oriented towards ecological transition and may contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda.
The event, in addition to highlighting the Acea Group's initiatives on the subject of sustainability, aims to create a moment of sharing and discussion to enhance the contribution of its people. In order to develop their projects, the participants had to choose among three categories: ecological transition, social protection and development, innovation and start-up.
Below are the "sustainable" projects that stood out in each of the areas covered by the Acea Green Cup 2022 contest.
The Innovation and start-up award went to the Gori company with the project energieperilsarno.it, a website created to inform the territory about the rehabilitation and monitoring works of the Sarno river basin.
Acea Innovation wins the award for the energy transition with the “Comunità Energetiche Rinnovabili” (Renewable Energy Communities) project, created with the aim of increasing energy independence.
The award went to the research and experimentation work “Volatolomics da espirato” (Exhaled air volatolomics) of the Industrial Area of the Engineering Group realised in collaboration with the Tor Vergata University Hospital and Sagen association, aimed at the prevention of some types of tumours.
The award went to Umbra Acque with the project “Umbria resiliente” (Resilient Umbria) for the construction of a pipeline that will feed a new water purifier near the Petrignano power plant, in the province of Perugia.
Marevivo awards the “Sperimentazione UP2YOU per il calcolo risparmio emissioni CO2” (UP2YOU experimentation for calculating CO2 emissions savings) app by Acea spa, which allows to calculate the carbon footprint savings thanks to the reduction of the use of plastic bottles.
Acea Energia received the Special Safe award with “Insieme a noi, con la vostra energia!” (Together with us, with your energy!), a training programme based on new methodologies and accurate assessment tools that make it possible to enhance the potential and aptitudes of candidates.
Among the other competing projects, there is the “Agile Academy”, the first academy in Tuscany, created by Acquedotto del Fiora to develop new professional excellence to be included in the territorial productive fabric.
The Acea Green Cup is an opportunity to enhance the contribution of its people through a contest that rewards the best projects of the Group companies aimed at protecting the environment and developing local areas. A day dedicated to sport and sharing, created to promote the values of sport and the culture of sustainability.
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