José Luis Blasco

Global Sustainability Director at Acciona

José Luis is the Global Sustainability Director at ACCIONA. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa. With over two decades of experience, he has excelled in managing, developing, and independently reviewing corporate responsibilities.

In 2019, José Luis joined ACCIONA, assuming the role of Global Sustainability Director. Additionally, he is a member of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, representing the European Commission.

Throughout his extensive career, José Luis has held significant positions in various companies. He became a partner at KPMG in 2008 after joining the firm in 2003. Before that, he served as Director in the Central Department of Cruz Roja, Internal Auditor at the National Westminster Bank, and Director at the NatWest España, Teneo, and Entorno Foundations.

Beyond his professional endeavors, José Luis is also deeply involved in academia, sharing his expertise as a professor at different universities. His outstanding contributions to the field of sustainability have earned him international recognition. Furthermore, he serves as the director of the ESG financial analysts training program, focusing on corporate governance, social responsibility, and environmental matters at IEAF in Spain.

All Sessions by José Luis Blasco

09:35 - 10:00

ESG Case Study: Integration of ESG criteria and objectives into the company’s strategy

JOSE LUIS BLASCO - Global Sustainability Director Acciona

10:10 - 10:45

PANEL DISCUSSION III: Sustainability Reporting: Future Implications for Companies and Financial Institutions

JOSE LUIS BLASCO - Global Sustainability Director Acciona ALBERTO CASTILLA – EMEIA ESG Solution lead EY PABLO BASCONES - Head of Sustainability Spain – PwC partner JAVIER GARCIA – Vice President of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Moderator: Jon Petz