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SDG 4: Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Sustainability Plan

People Innovation



Implement training routes aimed at optimising and requalifying competences and professional development (including on matters such as sustainability, anti-corruption and human rights)

KPI 2020 2022 2026 2030
Employees involved in training on sustainability and SDGs (% of the total) 60% 70% 100% 100%



Consolidate and, where possible, improve the environmental education and promote the awareness of risks associated with climate change in the public opinion

KPI 2020 2022 2026 2030
Stakeholders involved in environmental education initiatives (excluding school visits to plants) 24,000 26,000 30,000 35,000

Performance 2020


of employees are hired on permanent contracts


of Group employees received training during the year


employees involved in the pilot project “Anytime Feedback”


 Talent Attraction and Employer Branding online meetings organized


  • Continued the talent attraction and employer branding activities within the A2A Group. A2A managers met numerous students, providing them with an orientation on the Group's various functions
  • Continued the A2A Group's onboarding programme for new graduate recruits, "InductionA2A", entirely online and began with a part dedicated to getting to know the Group and its people management projects, to facilitate awareness of the Group's managerial model and promote a sense of identity and belonging
  • Enhanced with new content the "A2A Digital Academy", the course dedicated to raising awareness of the issues of digital transformation
  • Lauched the pilot project “Anytime Feedback”, offering the possibility of exchanging continuous feedback between managers and employees and between colleagues
  • Created "Incontriamocina2a Community" to recreate those moments of meeting among colleagues that the Covid-19 emergency has cancelled in the traditional ways

Performance 2020


people involved in environmental and sustainability education activities


subscribers to portal
(+143% compared to 2019)


 italian schools involved in educational evidence "Missione Terra – Global Goal Protocol"


participants - including teachers and ATA staff - at the meeting organized for the #Ambienteascuola campaign


  • Completed the series of 10 webinar "Agenda 2030: a map to navigate the present" to raise teachers' awareness of each school level
  • Created new video contributions (A2A Talks), in which some employees shared their know-how for the benefit of students and teachers about the energy transition, the circular economy, the latest generation of district heating and sustainable mobility accessible
  • Realized, in collaboration with the municiplity of Milan, the awareness-raising campaign #Ambientescuola, aimed at Milanese schools on the issues of separate waste collection and more generally on the development of environmental awareness, to con-tribute to the achievement of some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations
  • Created the collaboration between A2A and Deliveroo, in Milan and Brescia, with the aim of increasing and improving separate waste collection, starting with information and environmental education for citizens and commercial users

Other environmental education activities

Iniziative Description Area of reference Participations
SCUOLA ZOO video strategy In order to raise awareness among secondgrade secondary school students, A2A has developed, with the group of Scuolazoo (the web portal that is well known and appreciated by this target) a series of videos made with a tone of voice close to Generation Z (from 14 to 18), on issues and problems related to the preservation of our planet through campaigns on Instagram, YouTube and video briefs published on Edu TV Web Instagram
4 post/3 stories 281,543 views

Ciak l’ambiente Film review on environmental sustainability aimed at primary and secondary school classes of first and second grade Web 125 participating classes
Project "Scuole in Mostra” (Schools in Exhibition) A training programme dedicated to the primary schools of Acerra, which provided environmental education in the presence of all participating classes Acerra 16 meetings
500 pupils involved
Environmental education meetings In Bergamo and Como, the meetings focused on separate waste collection and, in particular, on single-use plastic waste, while in the other provinces they mainly dealt with energy and the environment. Bergamo, Como, Brescia, Mantova, Crema, Cremona, Lodi 7,356 participants
e_mob 2020 Streaming educational intervention aimed at secondary schools, entitled A2A actions for the sustainability of cities and mobility, as part of e_mob 2020 (Festival of Electric Mobility)  Web 50 participants
Installation of environmental sensors in schools The pilot project saw the installation of environmental sensors in some classrooms of primary and first-grade secondary schools in Brescia, with the aim of improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency in classrooms, as well as providing an advanced digital teaching tool for environmental education Brescia 10 classes
4 schools
Distribution of water bottles o complete the initiative launched dedicated to first-grade secondary schools in 2019, over 10,000 plastic-free water bottles were distributed to primary schools in the Municipality of Brescia Brescia 49 schools


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