Integrated Management Systems (IMS)
Management Systems implemented in Grupo de Energía de Bogotá seek to engage all company collaborators in a culture that fosters self-care, quality of services rendered, the protection of the environment and the importance of information.
IMS is committed to the highest standards of health, safety, environment, quality, energy efficiency and security of the information in order to add value to the Group stakeholders.
We implement HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment & Quality) policies, policies on the security of the information that provide continuity and efficiency to the different businesses and provide continuous improvement on processes, prioritizing at all times, the protection of the human resource and the environment.
HSEQ and IT security professionals in all our companies and business units, develop specific programs to comply with corporate guidelines and specific requirements of each region, as well as with the nature of the business.
The most relevant aspects of Grupo Energía de Bogotá's Integrated Management Systems are:
- HSEQ and security of the information culture in all our companies.
- Clear goals and acknowledgement to all our collaborators in HSEQ and IT.
- Continuous improvement in safety, aimed at achieving zero accidents in the entire chain.
- ISO and other certifications.
- Protection of the environment, i.e. reduction and compensation of the carbon footprint.
- Auditing plans.
Our management systems are aligned with ISO 14001 requirements, environmental management system; OHSAS18001, safety and occupational health management systems and ; ISO9001, quality management.
By the end of 2012, The Group expects to have the following percentage of certifications:
Grupo Energía de Bogotá's strict audit plans allow the company to oversee the operation and ensure that personnel and the environment are protected, it also allows it to have mechanisms in place to verify compliance with legal requirements with respect to risks and the degree of implementation and effectiveness of HSEQ.
The strengths identified by means of these management tools are shared among our affiliate companies to generate synergies regarding best practices.
Safety and Occupational Health
One of the main objectives of Grupo Energía de Bogotá is to protect health and safety of its collaborators, while protecting the environment. Annual goals are established to measure performance in safety and occupational health in all Group companies - which are also aligned with strategies that allow the company to identify main risk factors, to document them and disseminate them accordingly.
It is of the utmost importance for Grupo de Energía de Bogotá that its collaborators return home safe and sound every day and that they may enjoy time with their families in a safe and natural environment; the aim of safety and occupational health programs is to help all employees analyze their activities and display safer behaviors.
Grupo Energía de Bogotá reduces and compensates the consumption of natural resources in all its corporate offices and operation sites, as part of its commitment to the environment. Our offices, for example, have LED lightning systems, in harmony with responsible consumption of natural resources.
The Corporation works constantly to find new methods that will enable it to reduce its carbon footprint, by means of energy efficient management systems; thus supporting Group sustainability, reducing costs and preserving the environment.
Grupo de Energía de Bogotá, periodically measures the consumption of water and energy, and puts in place strategies to prevent waste.