At the end of 2019, seven companies part of Enel Group in Romania have obtained the ISO 37001certification, an international standard that acknowledges that companies have a solid anti-bribery management system in place.
"Achieving the certification for seven companies part of the Enel Group in Romania confirms, once again, Enel’s total commitment to an ethical culture in conducting its business, demonstrating that our procedures and processes are in line with the highest international standards” Carlo Pignoloni, Country Manager Enel Romania.
The evaluation of the anti-bribery management system and certification of its compliance with ISO 37001 standard was carried out by RINA, who performed the verification process for Enel România SA, Enel Servicii Comune SA, Enel Energie SA, Enel Energie Muntenia SA, E-Distribuție Muntenia SA, E-Distribuție Banat SA and E-Distribuție Dobrogea SA in 2019.
This consisted in a rigorous analysis of the relevant processes, procedures and activities of the companies subject to certification.
"I want to congratulate you on your involvement in the certification process, you have a very well-trained team, with whom we have worked effectively. For RINA it was a pleasure to collaborate and it is an honor to have you in our client portfolio. The fact that in just one year we were able to certify 7 companies from the Enel Group, shows your active involvement during this process" Alessandro Romei, EMEA Senior Director at RINA.
The ISO 37001 standard aims to prevent bribery and promote an ethical, transparent, open, and compliant culture, requiring the companies to implement a series of measures such as the adoption of anti-bribery policies through the leadership and commitment of the top management, training of personnel in this area, periodic assessments of bribery risks, and due diligence in projects and business relations.
The standard ensures and confirms the implementation of an anti-bribery management system to all stakeholders, generating greater confidence in the market, upholding the value of the brand, increasing the value of the shares, being part of the sustainability indicators.
Enel is a multinational power company and a leading integrated player in the global power, gas and renewables markets. It is one of Europe’s largest utilities and figures among Europe’s leading power companies in terms of installed capacity and reported EBITDA. The Group is present in over 30 countries worldwide, producing energy with around 90 GW of managed capacity. Enel distributes electricity and gas through a network of over 2.2 million kilometres, and with around 73 million business and household end users globally, the Group has the largest customer base among its European peers. Enel’s renewable business line Enel Green Power already manages more than 43 GW of wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower plants in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Enel Romania is a leading private investor in energy, with operations in power distribution and supply as well as renewable energy production, active on the local market since 2005. The company has 3,100 employees and around 3 million business and household end users in the country. The E-Distributie companies operate a network of around 128,000 kilometres in three key areas of the country: Muntenia Sud (including Bucharest), Banat and Dobrogea, accounting for one third of Romania’s electricity distribution market, and are developing an investment program aimed at securing a proper service for customers, improving the quality and security of the network while also complying with Enel’s safety and environmental standards. Enel Energie and Enel Energie Muntenia are leading suppliers of energy in the country, and their offer includes both electricity and natural gas, as well as value-added services (assistance, lighting and others).
RINA has been present in Romania since 2006 and offers a wide range of certification, compliance, inspection and training services and offers a wide range of high-quality customized solutions in the energy, marine, certification, transport and infrastructure sectors.