Corporate Social Responsibility
Teide Cable Car takes a very active approach to the different areas of social responsibility. It is involved in compliance with occupational risk prevention regulations, hiring people from the island, providing modern working conditions for its employees, complying with requirements in equal opportunities and setting up comprehensive protocols to ensure the sustainability of its facilities in Teide National Park.
At an external level it works with other institutions in pursuit of the advancement of Canary Island society, carrying out different social and scientific ventures in the following areas:
- It is a Patron of the Tenerife Association of Renal Patients (abbreviated to ERTE in Spanish), supporting the association at an institutional and financial level, and it is actively involved in its aims, goals and programmes. ERTE is an association that provides moral, physical and financial support to people who suffer renal conditions, including patients who have had kidney transplants, helping them with job adaptation and retraining, prevention, and fighting against these diseases.
It is Founding Patron of Tenerife Rural Foundation, which has the aim of promoting a policy to enhance the value of the rural environment of Tenerife, building it up as a model for sustainable development, combining environmental conservation, empowerment of the rural environment and harmonious growth of major industries such as tourism.
- It is committed to the advancement of environmental research, providing technical support and ongoing collaboration with numerous lines of research on volcanism, environmental quality and climate change at various scientific institutions, such as the Tenerife Institute for Renewable Energies (ITER), the State Meteorology Agency (AEMET) and the Canary Island Institute of Astronomy (IAC). Furthermore, Teide Cable Car has a scientific network of meteorological and environmental sensors. The network is among the most advanced in the world at this height above sea level, and the data it collects are available to the international scientific community.
- It supports renewable energies, investing a significant portion of its profits in renewable energy, in token of its commitment for furthering sustainability on the island of Tenerife