Our business philosophy is rooted in building good relations with the communities and the people that we service. As a company, we invest our time and resources to support this basic principle. CEPM prove this commitment taking on an active role in various activities with the community oriented to improve the quality of life where we work and coexist.
For the Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao (CEPM), Corporate Social Responsibility is part of the foundation of our business culture, as it impacts everything we do in our company, both internally and externally.
Our CSR Policy is based on our organizational values, in the corporate ethic with which we run our business and the strict adherence to the laws that regulate our operations. Our main pillars are:
A commitment with our clients to offer them the best solutions for their needs, guaranteeing the best products and the best service.
The guarantee of fairness to all of our employees, always promoting an environment of growth.
The launch of development initiatives in the communities that we operate in, that are always oriented to improve the quality of life of our neighbors, with a special commitment to Education.
To work in favor of the environment, with a permanent commitment with reducing our environmental footprint and supporting projects that protect the resources that surround us.
We believe in getting behind sustainable development initiatives that have a long lasting impact and a multiplying effect, that entail a commitment from the company, from our employees and from the communities.
With that mindset, CEPM maintains strategic alliances with institutions and companies that share our vision of long term development for our communities. Some of them are:
American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (AMCHAMDR)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Asociación de Hoteles Turísticos de la Zona Este
Asociación de Hoteles de Bayahíbe
The Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao (CEPM) it’s committed with developing its business in a way that is both a responsible and friendly to the environment. This is way the company promotes energy efficiency, the rational use of resources, contamination prevention and the compliance with the existent environmental regulation with our company, our suppliers and our clients.
Taking into account the link between our company and the touristic and economic development of our country, the continual improvement of our environmental performance is of great concern for us. This is why CEPM is committed to put into effect the following actions on a permanent basis:
Integrate to our corporate strategy a culture of environmental protection and sustainable development.
Incorporate fuels, technologies and methods for a cleaner and more efficient production, so that we can contribute to improving the environmental quality on a world scale.
Anticipate the environmental effects derived from our activities and take the necessary measures to prevent any environmental impact.
Promote and support the rational and efficient use of energy among our clients and suppliers.
Comply with the legal environmental framework, including laws, regulations and industry standards.
Adequately dispose of our residues, establishing best practices for their reductions and recycling.
Promote the development of a conservationist culture for environmental quality among our workers, suppliers and contractors.
Generating Development with Reliable Energy
CEPM is aware that the main contribution that we can provide to our communities and social setting is a world class electric service that allows the social and economic development of the region. Additionally, our company has established a Social Management Program that focuses on improving the living conditions of the communities in which we operate. This is way the program has the following action lines:
Initiatives that focus on generating social welfare to the community:
Electrification of rural areas: CEPM reaches every place where a community exist inside if its area of influence trough the construction of electrical infrastructure.
Prepaid Energy: A program that commercializes prepaid energy, allowing the costumers to tailor their energy consumption to the amount and frequency of their income, and helping them to optimize their consumption, avoiding the reconnection fees that result after the suspension of service for lack of payment.
Schools Sponsorship Program: Along with the Ministry of Education, CEPM contributes with the development of the local public schools trough programs that help maintain their infrastructure and their working programs, offers training for teachers and students and gets the parents involved in the process.
Energy Donation to the Public Health Institutions: CEPM supplies energy at no cost to all of the public health facilities in our communities.
Energy Donation to all Public Schools: CEPM supplies energy at no cost to all of the public schools in our communities.
Energy Donation to all Public Force Institutions: CEPM supplies energy at no cost to all of the military and police bases and facilities in our communities.
Social and Communitarian Management: Initiatives that focus on social interaction and the strengthening of our bond with the communities:
Educational Campaigns: In order to keep our clients informed about topics related to the services that we provide, CEPM organizes campaigns and informative talks that focus on diminishing the risks of electricity among the population, promote and efficient use of energy, communicate the rights and responsibilities of our users, promote the culture of legality, among other topics.
Christmas Lighting: As part of a tradition since 2010, CEPM designs, builds and sets up the Christmas Lighting of the main streets and avenues of our area, so that the community can enjoy a merrier Christmas, along with artistic shows never before seen in the region.
Sponsorship and Support: CEPM sponsors numerous activities of social interest such as supporting events, cultural activities and environmental programs.
Community leaders visit our facilities in Bávaro
Last Friday, February 24, 2017, we had the pleasure of welcoming 15 leaders from the areas of Villa del Mar, Kosovo, Monte Verde, Villa Esperanza, Las Flores and other sectors to our facilities in Bávaro. In their tour of the different points of our plant, key players in our area were able to appreciate and better understand CEPM’s projects and innovations.
Reforestation at Padre Nuestro, Bayahíbe
With a strategic alliance between the Ministry of the Environment and CEPM, on Saturday, October 15, 2016, we carried out a reforestation day where we planted 500 endemic trees in the Padre Nuestro area in Bayahíbe, with the purpose of conserving and protecting the environment.
CEPM volunteers removed 700 bags of waste in Cabeza de Toro beach
Volunteers of the Consorcio Energético Punta Cana – Macao (CEPM) participated in a clean-up day at the Cabeza de Toro beach, in the context of the policy of social responsibility of the company.