The ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee awarded today an Anti-corruption Compliance Certificate to Tractebel Engineeringfor its Policy to prevent corruption in relation to its business consultants.
Three members of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee (François Vincke, President of the International Chamber of Commerce Anti-corruption Commission;Hans-Hermann Aldenhoff, Partner and Country Head, Simmons & Simmons Germany;and Elizabeth Robertson, Partner and Head of Corporate Crime and Litigation, K & L Gates London) awarded the certificate following an independent evaluation of an on-site audit report prepared by DNV GL. The auditor and the committee evaluated the design of Tractebel’s anti-corruption compliance program against ETHIC Intelligence terms of reference and in light of the company’s specific corruption risk.
Tractebel Engineering is a business unit of ENGIE Energy Services (formerly GDF-Suez), the European leader in multi-technical energy related services and one of the key business lines of ENGIE. Tractebel Engineering is a global engineering consultancy company with expertise in energy, water and infrastructure projects.
Tractebel Engineering has chosen certification as a way to ensure that its anti-corruption compliance policy is designed to effectively address the company’s specific corruption risk and is aligned with the body of international guidance and recommendations on anti-corruption.
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- See the Decision to award and registration of the certificate
- Tractebel Engineering's website
Since 2006, ETHIC Intelligence provides best practices certification of corporate anti-corruption compliance programs so companies can benchmark and communicate on their compliance achievements. The certification process relies on a two-tiered evaluation of compliance programs by accredited auditors and a committee of international lawyers, resulting in concrete recommendations for improvement of the program under review. The ETHIC Intelligence terms of reference incorporate the highest international standards issued to date and are regularly updated to reflect evolving international best practices, guidelines, recommendations and case law.
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