Business Management

principles e policies

Business Management

OBJECTIVE

To ensure business sustainability, compliance with applicable legislation and stakeholder satisfaction through excellence in service delivery, continuous improvement and process innovation.

PRINCIPLES OF PERFORMANCE

Grupo EDP Brasil manages its business with the objective of being an integrated company of reference in the Brazilian energy sector, ensuring full compliance with applicable standards and legislation.

Grupo EDP Brasil considers that it is an ethical and civic duty to respect and follow the Constitution and the laws of the country in the execution of its business activities, contributing to the well-being of its citizens, to the sustainable development of the Group’s businesses and to the creation of value for all stakeholders.

The Code of Ethics adopted by Grupo EDP Brasil thus incorporates the values promoted by the Company into the management of business and defines the principles and the behavior expected and required from employees and suppliers.

1.1. Strategic Business Planning

As a business management tool, strategic planning guides decisions at all hierarchical levels, directing the use of available resources efficiently, ensuring the continuity and growth of the business, and reinforcing its competitive position in the market.

The elaboration of the strategic planning is an institutionalized process, approved in the scope of the Board of Directors, that permeates through the entire Company, considers the challenges and the context of the EDP Brazil Group, regional market conditions, economic, financial, management and technical conditions, as well as the interests of its stakeholders.

1.2. Resource management

Grupo EDP Brasil establishes the guidelines and responsibilities to be observed in order to minimize the financial, operational, legal and regulatory impacts arising from the unavailability of human, material and technological resources essential for the operation of its operations.

In view of the commitment to be permanent, Grupo EDP Brasil seeks to ensure business sustainability by ensuring that processes and support infrastructure are able to operate efficiently.

1.3. Operational structure

Grupo EDP Brasil aims to:

  • Ensure that business conduct is based on ethical principles with transparency and equity, respecting human rights, internal rules and legislation;

  • Adopt socially responsible business practices, contributing to the development and well-being of the community;

  • Contribute to the development of individual and organizational skills, promoting the professional growth of employees;

  • Provide services to clients with safety, quality, efficiency, respect and integrity;

  • Encourage suppliers and contractors to adopt these guidelines;

  • Adopt asset management practices throughout the life cycle, aiming at continuous improvement of the level of reliability, safety, efficacy and efficiency, to maximize the amount invested in a sustainable way, mitigating associated risks and in compliance with legal requirements, statutory, regulatory, financial and other applicable.