SENER wins the Best Engineering Corporate Governance Europe 2021 award08/03/2022 (International)
The SENER Engineering and Technology Group has been chosen by the print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics, and finance Capital Finance International (CFI.co), headquartered in London, as winner of the Best Engineering Corporate Governance Europe 2021, part of the CFI.co Awards Program that each year seeks out individuals and organizations that contribute significantly to the convergence of economies and aims to identify and reward excellence wherever it is found.
Other companies awarded on the CFI.co 2021 Awards are Deloitte, Banco Santander, IBM, Mercedes Benz or Pirelli, among other big firms.
In its 2021 edition, the CFI.co jury has declared SENER the winner in the Best Corporate Governance in Engineering (Europe) category, after highlighting in its conclusions that:
- SENER continues to build on a 66-year foundation of innovation, quality and independence. The group focuses on three main business lines: Aerospace (space, defence and science); Engineering (infrastructure, energy and marine); and Renewable Investments.
- SENER upholds ethical principles of corporate governance, with systems in place to ensure compliance with legislation as well as ESG benchmarks. It aims to create sustainable value for all stakeholders through the long-term management of operations, innovations, investments and CSR activities.
- The group carries out a range of CSR projects and initiatives to support the wellbeing and socio-economic development of the communities where it operates.
The judging panel’s full report also states that: “The organisational structure of the group facilitates collaboration between the multidisciplinary departments, which has resulted in significant tech innovations. The group, which was awarded the Family-Friendly Company Certificate by the Másfamilia Foundation, invests considerable resources into the recruitment and retention of top talent. SENER upholds ethical principles of corporate governance, with systems in place to ensure compliance with legislation as well as ESG benchmarks. It aims to create sustainable value for all stakeholders through the long-term management of operations, innovations, investments and CSR activities. It assesses the impacts of its operations to balance solutions with environmental respect. SENER takes a partnership approach to suppliers and allies to establish long-term relationships based on collaboration, loyalty and fairness. The group carries out a range of CSR projects and initiatives to support the wellbeing and socio-economic development of the communities where it operates. The SENER Foundation supports the development of solidarity projects via grants, sponsorships and donations. SENER — with €24m in 2021 in R&D investments — fosters innovation to create sustainable value for society and the environment.”
After receiving this award, SENER's President, Andrés Sendagorta, declared: “It is an honor to be identified internationally as a solid engineering and technology group, with ethical principles of corporate governance and a focus on excellence. This award confirms our trajectory since SENER was founded in 1956, with the mission to serve -with a long-term vision- society by providing advanced, efficient and sustainable engineering solutions that improve the business of its clients and partners, and facilitate society's access to competitive, safe and environmentally friendly services and products. Since then, as a family business, we have remained true to principles based on a firm commitment to engineering excellence and innovation, a spirit of constant service, the development and safety of our professionals, ethical principles, good corporate governance and social responsibility.”