Acea Pinerolese Energia, a Pinerolese public company, was chosen as ambassador of the civil economy and presented in Florence at the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio its case history of environmental, economic and social sustainability linked to the Energheia project for the Energy Efficiency of buildings, on the occasion of the third edition of National Festival of Civil Economy, which will be held until September 26th on the topic”In search of meaning. People, work, relationships“.
In particular the Operating Director of Acea Pinerolese Energia Ezio Chiaramello presented in Florence the model of this enterprise, excellence of social enterprise with its initiatives related to the energy transition in the context of Energheia project, carried out with the collaboration of important partners Tecnozenith and the Energy Center of the Polytechnic of Turin. the establishment of condominium energy communities and collective self-consumption as a turning point to promote social inclusion and solidarity, fight energy and give a significant boost to the spread of renewable energy as an environmental, economic and social tool. A turning point, the one proposed by Acea Pinerolese Energia, which can be replicated throughout Italy and involve tens of millions of condominiums and for this reason the company was chosen together with four national good practices National Award for Companies Ambassadors of the Civil Economy 2021 thanks to its project founded on consolidation of environmental and social sustainability and local and national replicability – of its business model.
The good practice of A Pinerolese related to the energy transition was also reported to the organizers of the Week of Catholics, which this year will take place in Taranto, by the diocesan office of social and labor pastoral care, following the indications of the Bishop of Pinerolo, Mons.Derio Olivero, aimed at supporting the good practices of the territory. This report has made it possible to broaden the knowledge of this Pinerolese excellence, thanks to the same organization of the two events, also towards the National Festival of Civil Economy on the occasion of which the Pinerolese excellence will present itself with the prestigious recognition of ambassador of the Italian civil economy.
In particular in Florence, Acea Pinerolese Energia presented the first collective self-consumer condominium operative of Pinerolo in Italy, an important step towards the energy transition in the name of Renewable Energy Communities. An autonomous system in terms of electricity and heating / cooling needs as 90% self-consumes what is produced by the photovoltaic system and solar thermal.
During the Festival, institutional, academic, economic, business and social exponents will discuss the post-pandemic path identified by the Next Generation EU and the Italian PNRR, in the 3 axes shared at European level: digitization and innovation, ecological transition, social inclusion .
Born from an idea of Federcasse (the National Association of Cooperative Credit Banks, Casse Rurali, Casse Raiffeisen), which promotes it together with Confcooperative, organized and designed with NeXt (New Economy for All) and SEC (School of Civil Economy ) and with the contribution of FONDOSVILUPPO, the National Festival of Civil Economy has now become accredited as an event of particular interest on issues that focus on man, his value as an individual, the common good.
Many prominent personalities that at the third edition of the Festival, launched on 7 September together with the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli. The three days of work are attended by, among others, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners such as Raghuram Rajan (Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business), Angus Deaton (Nobel Prize in Economics 2015) e Jared Diamond (Professor of Geography at the University of California and 1998 Pulitzer Prize).
An important representation of the political world including Andrea Orlando (Minister of Labor and Social Policies), Irene Tinagli (President of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Commission of the European Parliament), Patrizio Bianchi (Minister of Education), Stefania Giannini (Vice- UNESCO Director General for Education), Enrico Giovannini (Minister of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility). And then again all-round interventions with Mauro Berruto (volleyball coach and former coach of the Italian national team), Michela Spina (Spokesperson of Friday for Future Italia), Riccardo Di Stefano (National President of the Young Entrepreneurs of Confindustria) and many others.
During the 2021 edition, particular attention will be paid to how the principles of Civil Economy and concrete experiences consolidate in many territories, such as that of Acea Pinerolese, can contribute to an inclusive and truly sustainable development, based on the six major missions. on which the enormous resources made available by the European Union will be concentrated: digitization, innovation and competitiveness of the production system; green revolution and ecological transition; mobility infrastructure; education, training, research and culture; social, gender and territorial equity; greeting.