Enel Brasil is the best in Brazilian electrical sector

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016

For the second consecutive year, Enel Brasil ranked first in the electrical industry report “As Melhores da Dinheiro”, published annually by IstoÉ Dinheiro magazine. José Nunes, institutional relations director, received the award on September 22nd at a ceremony held in São Paulo also attended by Ilan Goldfajn, president of the Brazilian Central Bank and Marcos Pereira, the Minister for Industry, Foreign Affairs and Services. Itaú Unibanco was elected “Company of the Year” by the publication.

Enel Brasil ranked fourth place in the overall classification of the greatest conglomerates in the country (the twenty largest groups contended for the award), behind only Ambev, Telefônica Vivo and Braskem, and also received a special mention in the Human Resources category. Besides ranking first in the electrical sector, Enel Brasil won top awards in the Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Sustainability, Corporate Governance and Innovation and Quality categories within the industry, and took second place in the Human Resources department.

In the overall ranking comprising companies from all industries, the group ranked sixty-third out of the thousand most relevant companies in the country. In 2015, Enel Brasil ranked sixty-ninth in the general classification and, in the electrical industry, it was recognized for Innovation and Quality and took third place in two other categories: Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance.

“What Brazil needs at the moment is energy, urgency, belief and stimulus. And these awards play an important role in encouraging all companies in the country”

– stated José Nunes as he received the award.

The survey, currently in its fourteenth edition, is based on questionnaires answered by the companies regarding five criteria: financial sustainability, human resources management, innovation and quality management, corporate social and environmental responsibility, and corporate governance.