Vigo, 8th March 2022 – The Nueva Pescanova Group, coinciding with the celebration of International Women’s Day, has announced its adherence to the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a set of seven principles to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women in the workplace, the market and the community.
In this way, the Nueva Pescanova Group takes another step forward in its commitment to promote real and effective equality in the Group, where it has initiated an evaluation process to identify strong points and areas for improvement in order to strengthen women’s leadership and talent, as well as to promote the presence of women in positions of responsibility. Currently, the company contributes to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 5 with more than 50 CSR actions aimed at achieving this goal in the different communities in which it is present.
In the words of Ignacio González, CEO of the Nueva Pescanova Group: “Our efforts are focused on implementing projects to guarantee equal opportunities. We are a very large and diverse company: we have a team of 10,000 professionals, and so our challenge is to ensure that there is equality and diversity in the 19 countries and 4 continents in which we operate”.