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Cepsa, the first oil and gas company in Spain to be awarded the AENOR Anti-bribery Management System certificate

Cepsa, the first oil and gas company in Spain to be awarded the AENOR Anti-bribery Management System certificate

23/11/2018

  • The company is one of the first in the sector at international level to be awarded this certificate that demonstrates its commitment to compliance best practices.
  • Today, Cepsa held its third annual edition of ‘Ethics Day’, which brought together leading experts in the field at its headquarters
  • The company has achieved further recognition this week in the field of internal auditing.

23 November 2018. Cepsa has received the AENOR Anti-bribery Management Systems certificate as per the Standard UNE-ISO 37001, and thus becomes the first company in the oil and gas sector in Spain to reach this achievement, as well as one of the first in the world. This certification highlights Cepsa's commitment to international best practices as regards compliance and establishes it at the forefront of the sector.

The certificate acquisition confirms that Cepsa has an efficient Anti-bribery Management System applied throughout the organisation and value chain, enabling it to prevent, detect and properly manage any criminal conduct with regard to bribery, both internally and with its business partners and controlled undertakings. 

For Cristina Fabre, Cepsa Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk Manager, “Cepsa is committed to growing sustainably, complying with sector regulations and being based on ethical principles and values; to do so, we fully endeavour to have the best international practices in place, and this certificate serves to confirm that we are working in the right direction”.

For Manuel Romero, AENOR Sector Marketing Manager, “in the strengths of the Cepsa audit pursuant to the Standard UNE-ISO 37001, AENOR's experts have highlighted the adoption of a prevention and anti-corruption policy, risk identification and assessment, training and awareness-raising among personnel and information and research procedures”.  

This certification also contributes to creating a culture of integrity and transparency within organisations, improving their reputation.