We have been signatories of the UN Global Compact since 2003, and since 2006 we have been the only Latin American company on its International Board. In Brazil, we are on the Brazilian Committee of the Global Compact, holding the corporate vice-chairmanship also since 2006. As a result, we started giving our social and environmental responsibility actions more international visibility, boosting our contribution to disseminating the best practices in these segments.
The Global Compact is based on transparency and on encouraging companies, the work force, and the civil society to begin and share actions aimed at practicing the Principles it is based on, without acting as a corporate regulators or inspectors.
By joining, we commit to issuing a statement of support for the Pact, divulging it among our employees, shareholders, customers and vendors. Additionally, we have integrated the 10 principles in our corporate development program and in our mission's declaration; we also included the commitment to the Pact in our Annual Report and in other documents.
The Pro-Gender Equality Program aims to promote equal opportunities between men and women in companies and institutions (including in holding positions that are higher up in the hierarchy) and to develop new people management and organizational culture concepts. We have joined the Programs and helped eliminate all types of discrimination in the access to, remuneration, growth in, and permanence on the job.
The Pro-Gender Equality Program is promoted by the Special Secretariat for Women's Policies and supported by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem) and by the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Brazil. The Federal Government instituted the program in September 2005.
Petrobras currently has a Diversity Commission composed of representatives of the Company's distinct business areas. Under the coordination of the General Ombudsman's Office, the Commission aims to propose actions that ensure the defense of the principles of human diversity and non-discrimination in the entire Petrobras System.
Awarded by the Brazilian Advertisers’ Association (ABA) and by Interactive Advertising Bureau Brasil (IAB) in the Social Responsibility (gold) and Relationship and Nurture-Loyalty Campaign (bronze) categories.
National award in the Communication and Press Relations category.
Awarded by the Brazilian Marketing & Business Association (ABMN), in the Business Social Responsibility, Energy Industry and Product categories.
Awarded by Gazeta Mercantil to Liquigás, elected the best company in Brazil’s oil and gas sector, according to the ranking of the Anual Balance business yearbook published by the newspaper.
Prize of the Promoter Program to companies that further social development in the Amazon.
Awarded by the magazine Revista Maiores e Melhores do Transporte & Logística 2008, winner in the Best Transportation Operators category. The choice was made based on the balance sheets of 850 companies in the transportation sector.
One of the strategic actions of the Quality Program in Public Service, coordinated by the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, the company was awarded the prize in the Gold category for the significant management improvement for innovation, cost reduction, quality of services and its client satisfaction.
Awarded by Unesco, Brazilian Press Association (ABI) and the newspaper Folha Dirigida, focusing on its contributions to reinforce citizenship and social development in Brazil.
Elected in a survey by the consulting firms Cia de Talentos and LabSSJ.
Awarded by the Regional Accounting Council and Rio de Janeiro State Federation of Industries (Firjan), to encourage the creation, publication and valorization of the social reports of Brazilian companies and organizations.
Petrobras was elected in the Oil & Gas and State Capital segments. The prize was awarded by the newspaper DCI (Diário do Comércio e Indústria) in recognition of the most recalled and admired companies voted by more than 2,000 Brazilian executives and entrepreneurs.
According to the survey by Editora Globo and Troiano Consultoria de Marca, Petrobras was top in the general ranking and in the Energy and Fuel Distribution sectors, in addition to the requisites of Admiration, Confidence and Ethics, Quality of Products or Services, Social and Environmental Commitment, History and Progress, and Groundbreaking Attitude.
Awarded by the Centro Latino- Americano de Desarrollo (Celade) for the Reciclá a Diário, in Uruguay.
Petrobras was elected one of the five world leaders in the energy sector and second largest corporation in Latin America, according to Goldman Sachs studies and the magazine AméricaEconomía.
Awarded by the magazine Consumidor Moderno in the Corporate Know-how category.
Awarded by MZ Consulting with support from PR Newswire, KPMG, Bloomberg, The Bank of New York Mellon, NYSE Euronext, Arnold & Porter Associados and Demarest & Almeida Advogados, for the Investor Relations web portal, in six categories, including the Best Online Annual Report in the Oil and Gas industry.
Top of the list of the largest open corporations by market value in Latin America in 2007, according to the survey of Economática, a company specializing in financial information.
Awarded by the Editora Referência, MadiaMundoMarketing and Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo of Getulio Vargas Foundation. The company received three prizes.
Received nine awards from the Editora Referência and Madia Marketing School.
Rating of Revista Carta Capital magazine. Petrobras was the most admired company for its commitment to Brazil and solid financial backing; third placed in the Top Ten category. Second ranking in the largest Latin American corporations.
Energy Company of the Year 2007 Prize.
Publication of newspaper Valor Econômico in partnership with Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and Serasa, in the Oil and Gas segment. Was elected the Value Company, top award to the company that obtains the highest ratings in indicators such as financial, corporate governance and socioenvironmental responsibility.
Awarded the company’s performance in social responsibility with focus on the internal public.
Awarded by the Comité de Administración de los Recursos para Capacitación (Carec), linked to the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines, in the Exploration Projects in Peru category.
Awarded by the Rio de Janeiro Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Caerj).
Run by the magazine Revista Quatro Rodas that elected Petrobras Distribuidora in the Lube Oil and Gas Station categories.
Rating of Management & Excellence (M&E). Petrobras was recognized in a survey as the world’s most sustainable oil company.
Awarded to Liquigás and Refap by the National Institute of Consumer and Citizen Education (INEC).
Awarded by Datafolha as the brand most often recalled by the Brazilian consumer in 2008 in the Fuels and Environment categories.
Awarded 21 prizes by the Association of Brazilian Sales & Marketing Directors (ADVB) in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, as incentive for best practices in companies and agencies with actions that further economic, political and social development in Brazil.
Awarded by Reader’s Digest Selections and Ibope Solution, in the Social Responsibility category.
Awarded by the National Association of Executives in Finance, Administration and Accounting (Anefac) for the ten open corporations that presented greatest accounting transparency in their balance sheets.
José Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo, Petrobras CEO, chosen Energy Executive of the Year.
Awarded to Sergio Machado, Transpetro CEO, as one of the most outstanding personalities of the year.
Maria das Graças Silva Foster, Gas & Energy Director, was elected Executive of Finances 2008 by the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives (IBEF).
Handed to researcher Mauro de Oliveira from Cenpes, in the category Groundbreaking Technology for the optimized configuration design of offshore oil production platforms.
In recognition to the work of researcher Eduardo Falabella in developing DME, a flexible and environmentally sustainable alternative fuel.
Awarded by the Brazilian Geology Society to Edison Milani from Cenpes, for his contribution to the geological knowledge of Brazilian territory.
Awarded to Marcos Assayag, in the Technological Sciences category.