Galp is not just an energy company, it´s a neighbour committed to sustainable development, social inclusion and the well-being of the population of Alcoutim. This inspirational, collaborative project is creating a long-lasting positive impact on this community in the Algarve border region, rendering it more resilient and prosperous
Reducing the cost of electric wheelchairs, making them lighter and easier to transport, thereby providing users with greater independence and an improved quality of life is the goal of a product that a team of 17-year-olds is striving to place on the market. They have developed the technology, won a junior business competition, and, backed by the Galp Foundation, are now attempting to be the best in Europe.
Galp is investing 500,000 euros in a collaborative community innovation programme geared to boosting social entrepreneurship and energy transition in Matosinhos
The project of the Pina Manique Education and Development Centre of Casa Pia de Lisboa won the 3rd edition of Energy Up, the largest national competition of ideas for the energy transition in Portuguese schools, promoted by the Galp Foundation.
The INOV D project developed by students and teachers alike earned the D. Francisco Manuel de Melo Secondary School, in Amadora, first prize in the second edition of the initiative: a 20,000-euro solar panel facility, resulting in significant energy savings for the establishment of education
A year after the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Galp has given a positive assessment of the support the company has been providing to Ukrainian refugees since the beginning of the war. The Galp Integration Programme and the Galp Scholarship Programme are examples of this support
Galp has delivered 375,000 euros in fuel to 21 units of the Food Bank (Banco Alimentar) charity across the country. The agreement was entered into with yet another volunteer initiative. In the words of the people entrusted with the day-to-day logistics and transport operations, responsible for driving the institution's activity, the support of Galp – either in fuel or in the form of volunteer work - is “very important”
As part of its social commitment, the Galp Foundation has invested 100,000 euros in the award of 28 undergraduate and 12 Master´s scholarships delivered in January. Joana and Rodrigo were two of the candidates selected
Carrying on from last year, Galp continues to perform strongly in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), its rating having risen from 82% to 85,75%