We aim to maintain an open and transparent dialogue with our stakeholders in order to build and strengthen trust, promote information and knowledge sharing, anticipate challenges and identify cooperation opportunities.
EDP and its subsidiaries (“EDP Group”) raise awareness to policy makers and legislators about the interests of EDP Group and/or the business sector. Globally, EDP Group’s activities include participation in industry associations (“Industry Institutions”) comprising multiple industry participants that work to advance shared policy objectives.
Our approach and involvement with Industry Institutions is in accordance with EDP Group’s internal regulations, policies and procedures including the principles of integrity and transparency expressed in our Code of Ethics.
In Europe, activities are monitored by means of voluntary registration on a platform created for that purpose by the European Commission - "Transparency Register". EDP has been registered since the creation of this platform in 2011.
In North America, relevant Industry Institutions are required to disclose and/or register campaign finance and lobbying activities in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal law.
In the following table are presented the monetary values concerning the activities of representation of interests of EDP Renováveis between 2014 and 2018:
(*) The costs with the representation of interest does not include values from Brazil for 2014 and 2015.
The table below contains the most relevant representation of interests organizations for 2018: