Responsible supply chain
We ensure the Group's sustainability principles of action in the purchasing and contracting processe
We promote responsible supply chain management, especially in environmental, social and good governance matters, guaranteeing, among others, ethical behavior and human and labor rights, transparency, full and fair opportunity, respect by the interests of the interested parties, respect for the principle of legality and international standards of behavior, focus on needs, integration and continuous improvement.
We establish objective and impartial mechanisms for the evaluation and selection of suppliers, ensuring that the supply chain complies with the principles established by the Supplier Code of Ethics, to which all suppliers must adhere and whose content emanates from the Naturgy Code of Ethics, from the Policy Human Rights, Health and Safety Policy, Anticorruption Policy, as well as internationally recognized principles of good governance.
Values we convey to our suppliers
We guarantee equality, independence and free competition.
We are committed to acting in an honest, upstanding, dignified and ethical manner.
We develop our business with a strategic time horizon that transcends immediate economic interests, thereby contributing to economic, environmental and social development.
We draw up plans, set objectives and take decisions based on the objectives sought by our vision, ensuring those targets are met.
Responsible action principles
Phases of the supply chain management process
Unified and universal contract conditions for the whole company.
A code of ethics applicable to procurement processes that is contained in the Supplier Code of Ethics and based on the principles of transparency, traceability, auditability and equality.
Classification of suppliers based on the procurement category they can supply and the level of risk implied by the supply. This process results in a supply tree that groups suitable suppliers together so they can take part in the various tenders acording to the risk levels involved.
Processes that require approval are determined by quality, health and safety, environmental, social and governance, and operational risk factors in order to guarantee that suppliers meet the requirements defined.
Monitoring and control of the documentation required of awarded suppliers in the development of services.
Performance tracking and analysis of successful bidders from various points of view in order to obtain an objective assessment that can be used in subsequent tender processes and supplier improvement and development actions.
To establish strategic relations capable of providing partnership opportunities and improvements in the products and services supplied.
Supply chain indicators
The supplier assessment process consists of two components: business classification and activity certification.
The supplier business classification model establishes:
- For suppliers with low or intermediate risk, there is a basic level of assessment that ensures their compliance with Naturgy’s Code of Ethics for Suppliers and declaration of adherence to key legal, fiscal, organisational, environmental, social, health and safety, cybersecurity, compliance , quality and personal data handling criteria required by Naturgy.
- For high-risk suppliers, an extended level of assessment is applied, which additionally requires a comprehensive questionnaire and evidence of financial information, sustainability practices, health and safety measures and compliance adherence.
|Supplier evaluation||Suppliers assessed via desk assessments/on-site assessments (nº)||1290||1302|
|Significant suppliers assessed (%)||100||100|
|Suppliers assessed with substantial actual/potential negative impacts (nº)||39||31|
|Suppliers with substantial actual/potential negative impacts with agreed corrective action/improvement plan (%)||100||100|
|Suppliers with substantial actual/potential negative impacts that were terminated (nº)||2||0|
|Corrective action plan support||Suppliers supported in corrective action plan implementation (nº)||39||31|
|Suppliers assessed with substantial actual/potential negative impacts supported in corrective action plan implementation (%)||100||100|
|Capacity Building programs||Suppliers in capacity building programs (nº)||348||221|
|Significant suppliers in capacity building programs (%)||27||17|