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Active local and environmental education

Sensitisation of the local community to a responsible use of resources, energy and the importance of reusing materials so as to minimize waste; promotion of environmental education initiatives, of active citizenship and knowledge of Group activities, including through the organization of tours to plants.

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 contribute 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

Initiative 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 posts/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


Circular Economy
People Innovation
Energy Transition


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

KPI Year 2020 Year 2022 Year 2026 Year 2030 ID Termine
Stakeholders involved in environmental education initiatives (excluding school visits to plants) 24,000 26,000 30,000 35,000 991 942

Reduction policies waste production

Reduce waste production through a prevention, reduction and reuse policy.

KPI Year 2020 Year 2022 Year 2026 Year 2030 ID Termine
Territories where waste prevention and reduction actions are active (% of total population served) 89% >85% >85% >85% 875 934

Sustainable Development Goal


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


Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns


Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts


Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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