Alliances & Recognitions
One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies (2021 & 2022)
In 2022 we were recognized for the second consecutive year as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. In 2022, we were the only company, at a global level, that was selected in the ‘oil and gas’ category.
One of the companies that have planted the most trees in Colombia (2021 & 2022)
We were included in the list of companies that have planted the most trees in Colombia by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, contributing to the fight against deforestation.
One of the best places to work for women (2022)
We were recognized by the Great Place To Work Institute as one of the best places to work for women in Colombia, joining the list of 50 companies that obtained high performance for this segment among 191 participating companies.
The Legal 500 GC Powerlist: Colombia (2022)
The Legal 500 included our General Counsel in the GC Powerlist: Colombia 2022, which recognizes the general counsels who have been instrumental in driving their businesses forward, particularly in an innovative way.
Good anti-corruption practices (2022)
Our practice “Compliance Ambassadors: integrity influencers par excellence” was recognized by the Alliance For Integrity, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Global Compact Red Colombia for the second edition of the Good Anti-corruption Practices publication that promotes the exchange of positive experiences on integrity and the fight against corruption.
Social investment focused on rural and vulnerable populations (2022)
We were recognized by the Private Social Investment Index for making our social investment focused on rural and vulnerable populations. In this way, we benefit the communities in our areas of influence and respond to their deepest needs.
Recognition ‘Honoris Esmeralda’ (2022)
We received the ‘Honoris Esmeralda’ recognition from the Colombian Safety Council for our safety and health management, as well as for our contribution to environmental protection.
Equipares Gold Seal for gender equality (2021)
We obtained the Equipares Gold Seal thanks to our commitment and effort to close gender gaps in the workplace and with our stakeholders in the territories where we operate. This recognition was granted by the Ministry of Labor and the Presidential Council for Equality for Women (Colombia), with the technical support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
The ‘Carbon Neutral Colombia’ strategy
Since 2021, we are part of the more than 500 signatory organizations of the alliance for a ‘Carbon Neutral Colombia’ promoted by the Ministry of the Environment to share good practices and lead by example in the fight against climate change. The ‘Carbon Neutral Colombia’ strategy represents an early action of the long-term climate strategy and will allow the public, private and civil society sectors to be involved in the path to zero emissions by 2050.
Collaboration between the public and private sectors in Colombia
Since 2018 we have been a part of the collaboration between the public and private sectors in Colombia led by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The initiative seeks to reduce opportunities for corruption through public-private dialogue and the exchange of knowledge. We provide support and develop specific actions that promote the principles of the initiative through its management, strategy, and culture.
Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI)
We are part of the EITI, a global standard that promotes the open and responsible management of oil, gas, and mineral resources. The EITI is a transparency tool for countries to improve the management of resources, income, and benefits from the extractive industry.
Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
We are one of the 28 companies that are a part of this international initiative, which offers practical guidelines for organizations that operate in zones of conflict or with fragile governance. These guidelines ensure that public and private security forces are responsible for protecting operations and act within a framework that is respectful of human rights.