Since its inception in 1958, Elecnor and all its employees have been dedicated and wholly committed to doing business in accordance with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the laws in force in the territories and countries where the company operates; to observing and defending human rights and respecting workers' rights; to conducting themselves with diligence, integrity, and excellence in a professional manner; to caring for the environment; to promoting occupational health and safety: to fighting corruption; and to furthering corporate social responsibility.
This commitment is not optional. Elecnor adheres to the principle of zero tolerance for unethical and dishonest practices and expects its employees and related parties to conduct themselves in accordance with the principles of its Code of Ethics and Compliance Policy.
Elecnor's commitment to fighting corruption and bribery is based on these principles and values and is expressly formulated in the Elecnor Code of Ethics and its Compliance Policy, which state that:
The Elecnor Group's Compliance System is the organisation's main tool for fighting corruption and bribery. As a sign of its commitment to this objective, its dedication to continuous improvement and to being a national and international standard bearer in the area of compliance, in January 2018 the Elecnor Group became the first Spanish company in its sector to be certified under the UNE-ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems standard, the foremost and most stringent international certification standard for devising management systems for compliance and fighting corruption.
Furthermore, in February 2019Elecnor's Compliance System received UNE 19601 Criminal Compliance Management System certification, the touchstone for designing and implementing systems for preventing crime and criminal risk in Spain based on the highest international standards in this area.
All Elecnor Group employees are required to report any untoward practices or conduct or potential crimes they become aware of or have witnessed. The Elecnor Group has in place a procedure that enables all its employees to report, confidentially and in good faith, and without fear of reprisal, any improper conduct not in conformity with its Code of Ethics, the principles on which that Code is based or the policies and procedures implementing it, or with the law.
The organisation's employees may also make use of this procedure to ask questions or suggest improvements to existing internal control systems. Submissions of this kind should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular post to [Post Office Box] no. 266-48080.