Codes and principles

A network guided by the best environmental practices and citizenship, which grows with the community where it operates because he believes that the only way to build a sustainable future for all.

Sustainability is an undeniable and critical priority in the coming decades. The sense of responsibility to ensure a sustainable future involves continuous effort on behalf of the environment, people and communities.

At REN, the need to ensure sustainable development begins with the commitment assumed by our Board of Directors to adopt an ethical and socially responsible management model. But it also extends to the principles that guide our actions, in particular the social, economic and environmental protection aspects and the fight against climate change. 

In 2015, REN subscribed to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), created by the United Nations. With the goal of achieving the set targets, REN continues to promote, support and develop projects that have been identified as priority and that are aligned with the company's sustainability strategy and that are directly related to the SDGs that REN defined as critical: Quality Education; Gender Equality; Dignified Work and Economic Growth, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructures, Sustainable Cities and Communities; Climate Action; Protecting Life on Earth, Partnerships for Implementing Goals.

In addition, REN respects the commitment, arising from joining in 2005 the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) initiative, to provide information on the progress of the implementation of the ten principles concerning human rights, labour practices, environmental protection and anti-corruption.

The principles of organization:

Principles of human rights

1 Respect and protect human rights

2 Prevent human rights violations

Principles of labor law

3 Support to freedom of association at work

4 Abolish forced labour

5 Abolish child labour

6 Eliminate discrimination in the workplace

Principles of environmental protection

7 support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

8 Promote environmental responsibility

9 Encourage technologies that do not harm the environment

Principle against corruption

10 work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

Since joining, REN has submitted an annual progress report.

Codes and principles that REN endorses:

Social Responsibility Policy Statement

QAS Policy Statement

Code of Conduct

Functional codes of conduct

Global Compact anti-corruption Charter

Business code of conduct and HIV

UN Global Compact

Protocol with IGEN