EDPR has always carried out its activity by consistently implementing measures to ensure the good governance of its companies, including the prevention of incorrect practices, particularly in the areas of accounting and finance.
EDPR provides the Group workers with a channel enabling them to report directly and confidentially to the Audit and Control Committee any practice presumed illicit or any alleged accounting and/or financial irregularity in their company, in compliance with the provisions of CMVM Regulation nº4/2013.
With this channel for reporting irregular accounting and financial practices, EDPR aims:
- Guaranteeing conditions that allow workers to freely report any concerns they may have in these areas to the Audit and Control Committee
- Facilitating the early detection of irregular situations which, if practiced, might cause serious damage to the EDPR Group, its workers, customers and shareholders
Contact with the Company’s Audit and Control Committee is only possible by email and post, and access to information received is restricted.
Any complaint addressed to the Audit and Control Committee will be kept strictly confidential and the whistle-blower will remain anonymous, provided that this does not prevent the investigation of the complaint. S/he will be assured that the Company will not take any retaliatory or disciplinary action as a result of exercising his/her right to blow the whistle on irregularities, provide information or assist in an investigation.
The Secretary of the Audit and Control Committee receives all the communications and presents a quarterly report to the members of the Committee.