“Decarbonisation is a challenge for mankind”

Technology is the tool that will enable us to take the path towards carbon neutrality, a goal set for 2050. However, this will only be achieved with investment and a global CO2 market that ensures a fair transition, in the opinion of Carlos Gomes da Silva, Galp CEO

Is the digitisation of traditional commerce essential?

The pandemic has illustrated that in an economy of risk, in which the proximity between traditional commerce and its clients is limited, the digital format can help sustain the business. However, it is unlikely to replace the human side of the equation where the emotional factor is essential to the act of buying

“I'm hoping for tranquility and plenty of human warmth this school year”

The school year is beginning under the cloud of the covid-19 pandemic. Here is a special and inspiring look at the education of the Portuguese finalist in the Global Teacher Prize 2020

Recalling the Tremor Festival

Luís Banrezes, António Pedro, Ben Derico, João Vasconcelos and Diogo Sousa met up online, a year later, to discuss the impact of the 6th edition of the Tremor Festival and the award-winning documentary on the behind the scenes of the event.

20 years of racing

What began as “having a little fun” has turned out to be a major success story. The Portuguese racing driver Armindo Araújo is celebrating the 20th year of his career and intends to take on the next National Rally Championship with a personal sporting project

“We're running out of time”

The challenge of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 is just one part of a series of battles we must not stop fighting. Richard Lagrand, head of innovation at UP – Upcoming Energies, believes we have no time to lose and that the key to meeting these goals lies in innovation.

An innovation factory overlooking the Tagus

Headquartered at LACS, in Lisbon, UP - Upcoming Energies is dedicated to finding solutions to accelerate energy transition, mobility, digital transformation and the circular economy

The Truck of Hope returns to the Algarve

In the wake of the first expedition, the Truck of Hope is back with a reinforced team on a new mission to screen and raise awareness on the new coronavirus totally dedicated to the Algarve region. Get to know the key players in the first phase of the project in the summary video

“Being able to count on the help of companies has been great”

João Gouveia, the coordinator of the National Response of Intensive Care Medicine to Covid-19, acknowledges that the corporate support provided to the health sector in Portugal has been essential in enabling the institutions dealing with the pandemic on a daily basis to perform smoothly

Sailing in solar mode

A number of companies in our country are already running trips on boats powered by solar energy. An innovative initiative that, due to its eco-friendly features, is attracting more and more customers

Make way for the Truck of Hope

The Truck of Hope, a joint initiative created by Galp, TVI and Rádio Comercial geared to conducting Covid-19 tests in some of the areas with the greatest mobility-related difficulties in the country, is on the road, thereby helping those most in need

Five films for us to rethink our role on the planet

Now the world has been brought to a standstill due to social isolation, this is a good time to reflect on what we can and can't do for the planet. Five films to watch at home and react to, chosen by film critic Rui Pedro Tendinha

“We shall reach a safe harbour together”

Rute Gonçalves sends Galp employees a motivational video message from Colombia during a break in her trip around the world

Smart mobility: the future begins now

The 4th edition of the Smart Mobility Forum, promoted by Nissan and held in Lisbon, brought together Portuguese and international experts from the fields of mobility and sustainability

Flow opens new offices with an eye on the global market

Flow has opened their new offices at the Galp refinery in Leça da Palmeira. The mobility of the future has a new home at which to prepare for the market on a global scale

“Change can't be stopped”

The world of energy is changing and will continue to do so at an increasingly rapid rate. Energy transition and decarbonisation are present-day realities geared to ensuring energy needs are met in a sustainable manner in the future

Energy Bootcamp award making dreams come true

The ATEC Training Academy has opened the Galp Foundation Laboratory. This was the culmination of a process that started eight months ago, at Energy Bootcamp 2019, and which has enabled the implementation of the award-winning energy efficiency project

Electric vehicles under analysis

Energiser accompanied the team from the magazine Exame Informática on a test conducted on an electric car to find out exactly what parameters are analysed, the main doubts in the mind of drivers and what to expect from these cars in the future

Innovation platform supports energy transition

Galp has opened its doors to the ecosystem with a view to seeking out opportunities for the co-creation of value in a collaborative manner and then to share them with its partners. UP - Upcoming Energies will be a 'factory' of innovation

The great crossing

The first report on the life of the 5 to Port on the yacht Domum comes from Cape Verde, in preparation for the next leg of the long round-the-world trip: crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean

Land of Hope: two years of planting trees for a greener Portugal

The Land of Hope movement marked the passing of its second anniversary by planting around 12,000 trees in the Mata Nacional do Urso Nature Park in Leiria

Energiser in magazine format

Energiser is now being published in a premium, 92-page printed version. In the first edition, Carlos Gomes da Silva and Joana Carneiro talk about leadership in a magazine inspired by change

Award-winning Tremor Festival documentary

The inspiring story behind the opening spectacle of the Tremor Festival has won the M&P Communication Award in the Integrated Communication/Video category

Decarbonising mobility and the environment

WYZE Mobility is the latest shared mobility player in Lisbon. A Portuguese company geared to facilitating travel in the city by contributing to the decarbonisation of mobility and the environment

SingularityU: how to maximise human potential with technology

Could something be placed in our brain to make us smarter? Vivienne Ming, the guest on the final episode of the documentary series “Inspiring the Future – SingularityU Portugal”, believes that technology can turn us into better people

SingularityU: innovation in energy

The scientist Ramez Naam is an expert in energy and the guest on the 12th episode of “Inspiring the Future”, the documentary series produced by SingularityU Portugal and which addresses the future, technology and thinking

SingularityU: have we ever managed to block a technology?

It´s important to talk about technologies and their consequences for humanity. Manuel Tânger gives us his views on both this issue and entrepreneurism in Portugal in the 11th episode of “Inspiring the Future”.