Sacyr has obtained a double AENOR certification under the UNE 19601 and UNE-ISO 37001 standards, for adopting best practices in terms of penal and anti-bribery compliance. These certifications attest to Sacyr’s commitment to felony prevention, risk reduction and promoting an ethical company culture.
The penal compliance certificate, under the UNE 19601 standard, certifies that Sacyr’s compliance system for the prevention and detection of felonies is compliant with the industry’s best practices in penal compliance, and allows to foster an ethical and law-abiding company culture.
The second certificate, under the UNE-ISO 37001 standard, certifies that the company has established the adequate mechanisms to prevent, detect and face bribing practices. This is a widely accepted international standard that sets the requirements and provides guidelines to establish, implement, maintain, review and improve mechanisms to combat any potential bribing practices in companies.
José Luis Torres, Compliance director said “these certifications are Sacyr’s answer to market, clients, shareholders and investors and other stakeholders’ regulation demands. These certifications position Sacyr to a high ethical standard and committed to the best compliance and governance practices.
On their end, Nicolás Henríquez, Business development director at AENOR, assured that “these two AENOR certifications in penal compliance and anti-bribery management system, are proof of Sacyr’s commitment to the best international standards to design and articulate penal risk prevention systems, as well as an ethical and transparent corporate culture. These are fundamental values for any 21st century company to convey confidence to all their stakeholders”.