Details for Universidade COPEL - UniCOPEL
Type of Organization
Type of Education
Institution is part of
Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Sign Up Date to PRME
21 Nov 2014
Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission
21 Nov 2016
Sharing Information on Progress (2016)
Period Covered: Nov 2014 to Nov 2016
This report refers to practices as courses, meetings, partnership and events that are aligned with the PRME’s Six Principles.
Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
COPEL is a Global Compact participant and has its operations and strategies aligned with the ten universally accepted principles.
Regarding sustainability, COPEL has been working this subject by videos, lectures and informatives through company´s intranet and events. Examples of such practices are the Social and Evironmental Good Practices Seminar where social and environmental issues are debated with employees, suppliers and invited institutions. Also, in 2013, COPEL promoted the Susi Pontarolli Trophy, a reward for employees and suppliers’ sustainable actions.
By being a participant of PRME, COPEL intends to:
• adopt corporative responsability and sustainability themes in its leaders curricula;
• promote debates about corporate sustainable practices among employees and company´s leaders;
• have a skilled managerial body to work in a sustainable world.
Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
COPEL’s core competences are generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. R&D studies conducted by the company incorporate sustainability practices in its conduction.
It is intended to:
• work in partnership with R&D Institutions and Universities developing themes related to corporative responsability and sustainability.
• foster research about Social Responsability and Sustainability by our employees and academic community and include Responsible Leadership and Sustainability as interest theme for postgraduate programme.