Empresa de Energía de Bogotá Recognized for its Transparency in Colombia
27 October 2016
- “Empresa de Energía de Bogotá” (EEB) obtained 76.9 points, placing it above the general rating which reached 73.9.
- The company has participated in this measurement willingly since 2012 and continues its work to provide world-class standard services.
- EEB was recognized for its good practices and good relationship with its interest groups.
Bogota D.C., October 27th, 2016. “Empresa de Energía de Bogotá” (EEB), belonging to the “Grupo Energía de Bogotá” corporation (GEB), received recognition for its good corporate practices in the Ninth Company Transparency Measurement (MTE in Spanish), carried out annually by the “Transparency for Colombia” organization.
The measurement aims to evaluate corporate management practices that follow the principles of openness, dialogue, clear rules and control, and which are based on international indicators, principles and standards that allow for identifying institutional corruption risks and creating improvement in corporate management. In this edition, 32 companies from different regions and sectors of Colombia participated willingly.
The EEB obtained 76.9 points, placing it above the general average rating which reached 73.9. The company stood out mainly for its good relationship with its shareholders, investors, clients, suppliers and collaborators, but also for providing relevant, clear, complete and updated information to its interest groups.
For Astrid Álvarez, CEO of “Grupo Energía de Bogotá”, the company’s participation in this initiative “is part of the Group’s commitment with transparency and zero tolerance with corruption. These measurements reaffirm our permanent commitment to developing better self-regulation practices and mechanisms with which to encourage corporate ethics”.
The company has willingly participated in this measurement since 2012 and continues to work in the provision of world-class standards services, striking a balance between the creation of economic value for its shareholders, the protection of the environment and the well-being of the society.
About “Grupo Energía de Bogotá”
“Grupo Energía de Bogotá” is one of the leading business groups in the region’s low-emission energy chain. As a Corporate Group, it creates value to its shareholders and interest groups through the sustainable and cost-effective management of business activities throughout the energy chain, both in the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of energy and in the transportation and distribution of natural gas.
The Group contributes to the development of the countries where the group operates, while leading projects that impact on the productivity, competitiveness, wellbeing and quality of life of users.
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