Anti-Bribery Management System ISO 37001: 2016

Anti-Bribery Management System ISO 37001: 2016

In the third ordinary session of the Economic and Productive Sectorial Cabinet, on December 21, 2018, the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. (BDE), being a member of the aforementioned collegiate body, assumed the commitment to implement and certify the "Anti-bribery Management System of the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P." based on the ISO 37001: 2016 Standard, by signing the document “Institutional Commitment Act”.

In line with the above, the BDE B.P. has defined as an institutional priority the establishment of an Anti-Bribery Management System (SGAS) whose scope applies to all processes, products and services of the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. at the national level (Headquarters) and at the decentralized level (Zonal Branches).

On its part, the 2019-2021 Institutional Strategic Plan, approved by the Institutional Board of the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. through Resolution No. 2019-DIR-023, of April 5, 2019, established the following mandatory elements for management as part of the institutional priorities and strategy:

  • Objective No. 6: "Optimize the Bank's internal management and processes to timely comply with our clients and the established quality levels."
  • Strategy No. 6.3: "Implement the ISO-37001 Anti-Bribery Management System in order to strengthen the Bank's transparency and management."

The implementation and certification of the Anti-bribery Management System will underpin the Bank's potential as a business partner which, added to a management based on continuous improvement, contributes favorably to the perception of transparency that BDE BP has. This is confirmed by the results of a survey carried out in 2020, in which the Bank was classified by 94% of its internal and external clients as a transparent entity.

It is a pleasure to announce that, once the Certification Audit of the Anti-bribery Management System of Banco de Desarrollo del Ecuador B.P. has concluded, the auditing company SGS del Ecuador S.A. has decided to "RECOMMEND THE CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION of the System in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 37001: 2016 Anti-Bribery Management System."

Through the certification of the Anti-bribery Management System, the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. fulfills a great institutional and governmental milestone of great relevance for management, ratifying in practice its commitment to high standards of ethics and transparency, to better serve its clients and citizens.

POLÍTICA ANTISOBORNO DEL BANCO DE DESARROLLO DEL ECUADOR B.P.

El  Banco de Desarrollo del Ecuador B. P. comprometido con los principios de integridad, responsabilidad y transparencia, prohíbe el soborno y corrupción; y promulga la decisión de prevenir, detectar y enfrentar estos actos en los servicios de financiamiento y asistencia técnica que brinda a la sociedad ecuatoriana, así como dar cumplimiento a los requisitos legales aplicables y los establecidos en el Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno.

Otorga autoridad e independencia a la Función de Cumplimiento Antisoborno, promueve el planteamiento de inquietudes y denuncias de buena fe o sobre la base de una creencia razonable, en confianza y sin temor a represalias; y, fomenta la mejora continua del Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno.

El incumplimiento de esta política, del código de ética institucional y los requisitos del Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno, será sancionado aplicando el debido proceso.

ANTI-BRIBERY POLICY OF THE DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ECUADOR B.P.

The Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. is committed to the principles of integrity, responsibility, and transparency. It Prohibits bribery and corruption. Promulgates the decision to prevent, detect, and confront these acts in the financing and technical assistance services it provides to the Ecuadorian society. As well as complies with the applicable legal requirements and those established in the Anti-Bribery Management System.

Grants authority and independence to the Anti-Bribery Compliance Function, promotes the raising awareness of concerns and complaints in good faith or based on a reasonable belief, in trust and without fear of retaliation, and encourages the continuous improvement of the Anti-Bribery Management System.

Failure to comply with this policy, the institutional code of ethics, and the requirements of the Anti-Bribery Management System, will be sanctioned by applying due process.

ANTISOBORNO KAPAKTUKUKAMAY KAI JATUN KULLKIKAMA WASI BANCO DE DESARROLLO DEL ECUADOR B.P.

Kai Jatun Kullkikama wasi Banco de Desarrollo del Ecuador B.P. tukuykunapi yuyashpa alli kanata maskarin tukuykuna rikuchun, shinallata ama kullkita shukunatapash karashpa mana allita shinachun mana munankunamikan. Ama shinachun, chashna ruraykuna mana chayachun munashpa chashna ruraykunata tupashpa ñawpa ñawpami rimashun chai llankak ukupi shinallata kullkita rikuk uku yachachun ecuadorpikawsak runakunaman imashaman chaykunata paktachinkapa kamachiyta rurashkami kan kai Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno.

Kushpa kanmi kai ukupi rurarishkakunata paktachina kai Función de Cumplimiento Antisoborno imata karashpa chaski yanapayta illanami tukuykunapi kaykunata, yuyaykunata, tapuykunata wakarikunata, alli yuyaiman churachun, imatapash alli kanamanta, shinchi yuyaimanta rikushpa imatapash pikunatapash imata rimakpipash, kai allichinamanta Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno.

Kai jatun wasipa yuyai, munai, maskay, rikuy paktachinkapak shinchi shunkumi shayarina, mana shinashpak kai Sistema de Gestión Antisoborno, llakikunami rikurinka punchakuna washa.

POLITIQUE D­’ANTI-POTS DE VIN DE LA BANQUE DE DÉVELOPPEMENT D’EQUATEUR B.P.

La Banque de Développement d’Equateur B.P. compromise avec les principes d’intégrité, responsabilité et transparence. Interdit les pots de vin et la corruption. Et promulgue la décision de prévenir, détecter et affronter ces actes dans les services de financement et assistence téchnique qu’offre à la société équatorienne, ainsi comme donner accomplisement aux requisits légales apliqués et ceux établis dans le Système de Gestion Anti-Pots de Vin.

Donne autorité et indépendence à la Fonction d’Accomplissement Anti- Pots de Vin. Promu

l’approche d’inquiétudes et denonces de bonne foi ou sur base d’une creance raisonable dans la confiance et sans peur a des représailles: et encourage l’ameliorement continue du Système de Gestion Anti- Pots de Vin.

Le non accomplisement de cette politique du code d’éthique institutionelle et les prerequis du Système de Gestion Anti- Pots de Vin sera sanctionné en applicant le due processus.

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OBJECTIVES

1

Strengthen the Anti-bribery culture in the Development Bank of Ecuador B.P. and its stakeholders

2

Implement and improve Bribery Risk Management

3

Motivate the handling of concerns and / or reports of bribery without fear of retaliation

4

Implement the Reputational Risk rating methodology in the granting of loans

 

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