AES Bulgaria received the exclusive “Standard of Business Ethics” award by the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum at an official executive ceremony in Sofia. Ivan Tzankov, Managing Director of AES Bulgaria, was presented during the ceremony as one of the new CEOs in the Bulgarian business sector. After his speech, he received the award of merit gold lapel pin by the leadership of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum.
This standard is given only to companies that execute an outstanding Code of Business Ethics and demonstrate high commitment to the company values. There are 10 basic principles that a company must comply with, in order to receive the standard: Build business relations based on moral values; Create a reputation as an honest, competent and professional partner; Execute transparent and open policy in all activities in the company; Protect and encourage competitiveness; Build trust between the management and the stakeholders; Observe the labour code and the Health & Safety requirements; Comply with the laws governing the respective activities; Fight against all forms of corruption; Participate in solving the problems of the region in which the main activity of the company is carried out; Contribute to the development of the market economy as a necessary condition for the prosperity of the nation.
By receiving this standard, AES Bulgaria joins the established influential business community that promotes the principles of responsible and sustainable development.