The Foundation for Energy and Environmental Sustainability –FUNSEAM- is a non-profit institution whose primary mission is the development of activities in the area of energy and environmental sustainability.
Since its creation in 2011, FUNSEAM has stood as a leading centre in the energy debate and in the shaping of opinion in society. The Foundation is designed to be a forum for discussion as well as an instrument to make the results of the research of the Chair in Energy and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Barcelona available to the energy sector, bringing new ideas, improving information for private and public decisions in both Spain, and at an international level. FUNSEAM has an international reach. The foundation is possible thanks to an alliance of 9 of the biggest Spanish energy and infrastructure companies; REPSOL, ENDESA, ACS, ENAGÁS, CLH, NATURGY, CEPSA, EDP RENOVÁVEIS and RED ELÉCTRICA DE ESPAÑA.
FUNSEAM'S ACTIVITIES COVER 4 MAIN AREAS:
Trend setting through all its activities including the organization of an international symposium, the Seasonal Seminars program, participation in international forums, elaboration of sector reports, writing of the newsletter and publications, among others.
Promotion of Funseam findings and conclusions within the energy sector.
Making the results of the research from the Chair in Energy Sustainability at the University of Barcelona available to energy companies and to the sector in general.
Consultancy and Training (In Company and formal education) on topics connected with competitive energy markets, Corporate Social Responsibility, energy efficiency, legal security, new energy demands, new company models: consumers-producers, smart cities etc.
To become a leading reference centre and opinion setter in the energy sector.
To become a leading centre in terms of assessment, market development and strategic positioning on energy and sustainability issues.