The body for management systems certification «UKRMETRTESTSTANDARD» confirmed the compliance of the Market Operator's quality management system with the international standard on quality management standards on the services provision for the electricity purchase and sale organizing on May 25, 2020.
The external audit confirmed the high standards of Market Operator’s work. This opens up great prospects for the enterprise for further sustainable development, as well as indicates high quality and safety of electricity trading at the Market Operator's platform.
Quality Policy and Goals of SE «Market Operator» for 2020, approved and implemented by the company`s orders ą38 dated on 03.03.2020 and ą129 dated on 29.04.2021, contain the obligations of the Market Operator`s team on the management system improvement for the sustainable development of the electricity market in Ukraine taking into account the requirements of international quality standards.
United Registrar of Systems Ukraine LLC, a representative of the British Management Systems Certification Authority United Registrar of Systems (Holdings) Limited, confirmed the compliance of the Market Operator's information security management system with the international standard on information security management on June 30, 2021.
Auditors confirmed that the Market Operator has a high level of data protection, confidentiality, integrity and accessibility of all physical and information assets, accessibility and reliability of information infrastructure and information systems (including XMtrade©/PXS and ETS/UA software).
This is an important step for the company's strategic tasks fulfilling in terms of integration of the trading platforms of electricity market operators in Ukraine and the EU countries and carrying out the market monitoring support in accordance with the REMIT requirements.
On August 31, 2021, the Market Operator received an International Certificate on the anti-bribery management system compliance with the ISO 37001 requirements. The audit was conducted by the PECB Ukraine, which is the official representative of the PECB Group Inc. Certification body in Ukraine – a world leader in training and certification of personnel, certification of corporate governance systems and products in accordance with international standards – supported by USAID Energy Security Project in Ukraine.
Company successfully passed an annual audit in 2022, which confirmed the validity of the ISO 37001:2016 certificate and, thus, the validity of transparent anti-corruption mechanisms in the JSC «Market Operator».
The Market Operator works on the Anti-corruption program and Anti-corruption policybasis. Strict adherence to ethical behavior by all company`s employees contributes to high-quality functionality, increasing reputation and avoiding potential risks of bribery, participation in corruption actions, which can lead to reputation damage and loss of confidence in the Market Operator.
The Ukrmetrteststandard, based on the audit, has granted the Market Operator a certificate of the Environmental management system compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 on December 30, 2022. The certification based on the international standards confirmed the company`s responsible environmental policy, prudent use of energy and raw materials, and, consequently, the Market Operator`s care for the environment.
The social responsibility of the JSC Market Operator is confirmed by ISO 45001:2019 certificate, issued by the Ukrmetrteststandard on December 30, 2022. The company takes care of the professional safety and health of employees, works with risks related with industrial accidents and emergencies.