IDA awards at the 2023 Seville Summit on water and climate change

The nonprofit association International Desalination Association (IDA) has awarded companies at the 2023 Seville Summit Awards.

Saudi Water partnership company was awarded the ‘Most innovative utility award — pioneering clean water solutions’, while ACCIONA was awarded as the ‘Best company complying with ESG standards award championing sustainability’. Operating with a decarbonisation plan, their ESG standards reflect their commitment to creating a sustainable, equitable, and environmentally-friendly water supply for consumers. Spanish renewable energy company Coxabengoa also clinched the ‘Best water positive+ company award — building urban water resiliency’ for ensuring their regenerative water economy aligns with UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6).

These awards celebrate innovation in pursuing a regenerative water economy and a climate-resilient future
Coxabengoa team collecting the award (Image: Coxabengoa)
The summit served as a platform for thought leaders, policymakers, and experts to address challenges in water management and climate change adaptation

IDA executive director Shannon McCarthy said, “Those nominated and these award recipients are leading the way in transforming the water and climate change landscape. Their achievements are an inspiration to us, proving that responsible, sustainable, and innovative practices can make a positive impact on our world.”