As an international company that is deeply rooted in its home region, EVN is deeply committed to social responsibility. The company’s aim is to achieve a balance between economic, ecological and social viewpoints.
EVN carries shared responsibility for the social development of its markets and has an influence on local stakeholders through numerous economic connections. The management approach defined in EVN’s Code of Conduct covers all social aspects of the business related to governance, compliance, corporate ethics, the prevention of corruption, public appearance and competitive behaviour. All new projects go through environmental and social impact assessments that also include relevant social aspects.
EVN has prepared comprehensive crisis, emergency and contingency plans and implemented training programmes for major segments of its business activities, especially for risk scenarios that may affect the population. Crisis situations are simulated regularly at all EVN locations, and internal and external training sessions on crisis management are also held in Lower Austria. The emergency staff receive regular training, while duty personnel take part in annual training courses and all employees attend annual security training courses. Crisis management systems have also been implemented in Bulgaria and Macedonia.