The Company's operations are based on several corporate policies that have the objective of ensuring the alignment of all companies in the group with their commitment to the social dividend and the Sustainable Development Objectives (SGDs), especially in relation to objectives 7 and 13, regarding universal access to electricity and the fight against climate changes.
To do this, the company innovates, undertakes new investments and adopts more efficient, sustainable and clean technologies, promotes growth and develops the talent and technical and human capacities of its professionals, works for the safety of people and strives to build a successful project together with its entire value chain.
The General Sustainable Development Policy establishes the general principles and substantiates the basis for the group's sustainability strategy to ensure that all corporate and business activities are committed and promote the creation of sustainable value for all stakeholders, citizens, customers, shareholders and communities impacted by their businesses), equitably rewarding all the collectives that contribute to the success of their project.
Neoenergia maintains a long-term vision that aims for a better future without compromising present results. The real and effective implementation of this sustainable development strategy is one of the key elements to differentiate the company in the Brazilian electric sector.
In 2018, the company renewed the commitment undertook in 2007 to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact, an initiative that calls for action based on respect for human rights, labor rights, environmental preservation and the fight against corruption and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). Since 2016, it has participated in the program Together for Sustainable Development, of Comunitas, and Technical Chambers and Council of Leaders of the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS). In addition, since 2002 the Company is using Ethos Indicators of Companies and Social Responsibility, of Instituto Ethos.
SEE INFOGRAPHY: Basic Principles of Sustainable Development [PDF]