Social Responsibility

Canacol Energy Ltd undertakes projects, activities, and operations ensuring the complete satisfaction of stakeholders. The Corporation maintains safe and healthy environments for its employees, contractors, and neighboring communities. Canacol protects the social-environmental characteristics of its operations while promoting sustainable development.

Canacol adheres to the highest quality standards. We seek continuous improvement in the identification, evaluation and compliance, while promoting best practices in matters of social management, environment, safety, and occupational health.

Adoption of UN Human Rights and Voluntary Principles on Security + Human Rights

In 2014, Canacol adopted and implemented the Global Compact on Human Rights and Voluntary Principles as outlined by the United Nations.

UN Global Compact

"The Global Compact asks companies to embrace universal principles and to partner with the United Nations. It has grown to become a critical platform for the UN to engage effectively with enlightened global business."

Today, Canacol Energy has the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications for oil and gas exploration, drilling, and production activities. Consequently, the Company has been applying the best practices and the highest standards in its management of quality, the environment, and Health and Safety at work.

These certifications represent a significant step that assures clients and other interest groups that the processes, products, and services of Canacol Energy comply with all quality standards required in the national and international market. Likewise, with this the company demonstrates the corporate interest for continuous improvement in all its processes and activities.

  • CNE Oil & Gas
  • Geoproduction Oil and Gas

Voluntary Principles

"Established in 2000, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights are a set of principles designed to guide companies in maintaining the safety and security of their operations within an operating framework that encourages respect for human rights."

  • Sustainability Report 2017
  • Sustainability Report 2016
  • Social Responsibility