Luca Bettonte is CEO and Director at ERG SpA. ERG is a clean energy company, producing energy from wind, solar and hydro power. It has become one of the biggest green energy producers in Italy and is now looking to spread across Europe with investments in France, Germany and the UK among others. In 2006, the company decided to invest in green energy and became Italy’s first producer of wind derived energy. Since then, it has been leading the way in the sector with 97% of its business now focused on the sustainable energy market. Luca has played a leading role in moving the company towards green energy and away from oil production. As a member of ERG’s sustainability committee, he has been instrumental in ensuring that the company is acting in a sustainable manner. The committee has focused ERG on complying with the SDGs set by the UN, with specific science-backed targets for the firm to reach.
CEO, ERG S.p.A