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Colbún’s Business Model

FINANCIAL CAPITAL

  • Shareholders’ capital
  • Bond issuance
  • Bank loans
  • Bank loans

INDUSTRIAL CAPITAL

  • Power plants
  • Transmission lines
  • Projects under construction

HUMAN CAPITAL

  • Workers
  • Contractors and providers
  • Expertise in construction and operation

CAPITAL SOCIAL

  • Communities
  • Unions
  • NGOs
  • Authorities
  • Media
  • Colleges

NATURAL RESOUCES

  • Water
  • Natural gas
  • Coal
  • Diesel

CONSTRUCTION

We build safe and efficient projects, minimizing their socio-environmental impact.

GENERATION

We operate power plants to supply safe, reliable and efficient energy, at competitive prices, minimizing socioenvironmental impacts.

TRANSMISSION

We operate power transmission lines to supply reliable energy, minimizing the environmental impacts.

MATERIAL ASPECTS

ECONOMIC AND GOVERNANCE:

New Sources of Generation (REVS) / Changes in the energy industry / Operational Excellence / Profitability / Relationship with Customers / Corporate Governance and Regulation.

SOCIAL

Occupational safety and health / Organizational Climate and Culture / Local relations/ Local development.

ENVIRONMENTAL

Water / Emissions / Biodiversity and Climate Change

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

  • Atmospheric emissions
  • Effluents and waste
  • Water consumption (thermoelectric)
  • Alteration regime of rivers
  • Alteration of landscapes
  • Alteration of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
  • Population increase

OUTPUTS

Marketing of safe, competitive and sustainable energy.

VALUE ADDED

figures 2018

CLIENTS (distributors and industries)

  • Reliable, competitive and sustainable energy.
  • Long-term relationships
Customer Value

16.814

GWh of energy sold

INVESTORS

  • Profitability and value.
Shareholders' Value

684

US $ million of EBITDA generated

WORKERS

  • High-quality jobs
  • Desarrollo de carrera.

CONTRACTORS

  • Excellence in the value chain.
  • Contracting of local providers and contractors.

COMMUNITY

  • Local development.
  • Fluent dialogue.
Social Value

965

Workers trained

293

million US$ in purchases from providers and contractors in locations where Colbún operates

6,4

million US$ in social investment

19.124

People visited our power plants

ENVIRONMENT

  • Superior environmental management.
Environmental Value

355

thousand tons of C02 reduced by power plants under the Clean Development Mechanism

28%

Of the water used in the hydroelectric power generation is reused in other Colbún power plants