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December 2016

Empresa de Energia de Bogota is once again awarded the ISO 500001:2011 standard certification

22 December 2016

Bogota, December 22, 2016. Empresa de Energia de Bogota (EEB) was once again awarded the ISO 500001:2011 standard certification on behalf of the international certifier Bureau Veritas, which after a review and auditory process determined that the company complies with all the established requirements in the management system for electricity transmission businesses and for investment shares portfolios of the energy sector.

ISO 50001 is an international standard developed by ISO (the International Organization for Standardization), whose purpose is to enable an organization to align with a systematic focus, in order to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, including energy efficiency, use and consumption. This standard enables organizations to continuously reduce their use of energy and, therefore, their related energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.EEB has held this certification since 2013 for its commitment with energy performance and efficiency, and its work to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. The recertification obtained is valid through to December 2019.

About Grupo de Energia de Bogota 

The Grupo Energia de Bogota is a multinational leader in the energy and gas sector, with its main headquarters in Bogota. As a Corporate Group, it generates value for its shareholders and stakeholders through the sustainable and profitable management of its business, which contemplates shareholding in companies of the energy chain from the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electricity, as well as the transport and distribution of natural gas. 

The Group contributes to the development of the countries where it operates, and leads projects that make an impact on the productivity and competitiveness of territories to support the growing demand of electricity and natural gas in an efficient and responsible manner. 

Luis Miguel Gomez Henao
External Communications Advisor
Cellular Phone: 3108124891

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