Awards and Certifications
The Sustainability Yearbook 2022
Neoenergia remains in S& P Global’s The Sustainability Yearbook 2022 for the second year in a row. The recognition secured the score among the 15% of the companies rated with the best performance in the electricity sector and only 30% below the industry leader in the S&P Global ESG. Launched in 1999 and indexed to the New York Stock Exchange, the index is considered the largest reference of integration of sustainability to business strategy and an important driver for a number of institutional investors. With this result, Neoenergia stands out in the Yearbook as one of the companies most committed to environmental, social and corporate governance issues.
B3 Corporate Sustainability Index
Neoenergia remained in the 17th portfolio of B3’s Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE B3). It is the second consecutive time that the company is part of the portfolio, two and a half years after the IPO. The index gathers 46 companies from 27 sectors.
Pro-Ethics Company Seal
Neoenergia received, for the fourth consecutive time, the seal of Pro-Ethics Company 2021. Granted by the Comptroller General of the Union (CGU) to companies that engage in the fight against corruption and strive to have effective integrity programs, the recognition aims to promote more upstanding, ethical and transparent corporate environments in the country.
Abradee Award 2021
Neoenergia’s discos were among the best in the country. Neoenergia Elektro ranked 1st in the Management Quality category and 2nd in the Southeast Region. Neoenergia Cosern won 2nd place in the ranking in Social and Environmental Responsibility and also in Operational Management, in addition to second place in the Northeast Region. Neoenergia Pernambuco ranks 3rd in Management Quality.
The award, which has taken place since 1999 and has the participation of 41 energy concessionaires that are part of Abradee, annually recognizes companies with the best performances and practices in the national electricity sector.
Neoenergia has received one of the greatest recognitions in Brazil in relation to the quality of the financial statements of companies. It is the Transparency Trophy, an initiative of Anefac (National Association of Finance, Administration and Accounting Executives). Known as the “Oscar of Accounting”, this is the only award of its kind in the country. Neoenergia was among the 10 companies awarded in the net revenue category above R$8 billion, after analyzing more than two thousand companies’ financial statements.
Aneel Ombudsman Award
In the 4th edition of the Aneel Ombudsman Award, which considers results equivalent to the year 2020, Neoenergia Cosern was once again classified as one of the best in Brazil, reaching 2nd place in the ranking among large distributors. The award is given annually by Aneel to the ombudsmen of distributors that have the best customer service structures and the best performance in handling complaints registered by customers.
FTSE4Good Index Series
Neoenergia joined the FTSE4Good Index Series. The FTSE4Good is one of the most important international sustainability indexes and is measured by the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) Russell, a division of the London Stock Exchange. It is made up of publicly traded companies committed to ESG criteria, based on strict selection criteria that consider more than 300 indicators.
For the complete list of the prizes received by the Group, click here.