Agbar is water
Since 1867, the companies which make up Agbar have brought the future to the management of water and the environment, continuously applying new developments, technological advances and knowledge. After over 145 years, Agbar is an international benchmark, with a presence in eleven countries: Spain, Chile, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, Algeria, Peru, Brazil, Turkey and United States. Agbar adapts to the needs of the societies in which it participates in order to offer the best service to 25,6 million people, every day. Agbar is water.
Vision, mission and values
To be the benchmark business group in our fields of activity and one of the major global service companies.
To manage water efficiently in order to improve the quality of life of people, in balance with the environment.
To lead the development of solutions and technologies in the water sector.
To transfer our know-how to society at large, generating value for our stakeholders.
To contribute to achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
Excellence in the provision of services.
Innovation as a competitive advantage and source of value, oriented towards improving processes, products and services.
A sustainable business model, based on the development of people and criteria of economic, social and environmental responsibility.
Promotion of dialogue, cooperation with and commitment to stakeholders.
Local development and involvement in the community where we operate.
Alliances and collaborations to extend and improve access to water.
Over 140 years
in 11 countries
Agbar is an expert in the sectors in which it acts. Its professionals are essential in a model which has gone from asset management to knowledge management. Training and continuous improvement are therefore tools promoted by the company to continue to guarantee progress and excellence, through customized training and collaboration with career development plans.
Agbar innovates in order to improve the quality of life of people, to respond to the challenges of society, to attract talent and develop its loyalty, and to offer an added value. And this innovation is demonstrated by facts:
Water Technology Centre
Formed by Agbar, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
Management of innovation, technological development and research in the water sector.
Emphasis on the urban water cycle and the application of the European framework directive.
Agbar’s corporate social responsibility has been present since the company was created, and is inherent in the service it offers. The group sets short and medium-term commitments to respond to the needs of the stakeholders which make up the societies in which it participates.