The Regional Autonomous Corporation of La Guajira, received the ISO Quality Certification 9001:2015 and the renewal of the lSO Certification 14001:2015, by the Colombian Institute of Technical Standards, Icontec, for the correct implementation of its Integrated Management System. The event was held within the framework of the anniversary commemoration 38 from the environmental authority.
“It is with great satisfaction that we make this new achievement official, on a date as important as the commemoration of our anniversary. Through these certifications we standardize the entity's quality control and management system and the leadership and planning of operations is endorsed., performance evaluation, improvement plans, among other aspects that guarantee the excellence of our management ", indicated Samuel Lanao Robles, General Manager Corpoguajira.
Likewise, praised the work of his entire team of collaborators for the work they do every day to fulfill their institutional mission, "My sincere thanks to our human talent, which has been fundamental in this whole process to reaffirm the commitment assumed with the protection of the environment and for the management of the ecological risks associated with the activity that we develop ".
The certifications were delivered by the Caribbean Regional Director of Icontec, Simon Bolivar Meneses.
It should be noted that Corpoguajira was the first entity in the Department to obtain quality certification from Icontec, in the year 2010, Since then, it has focused its comprehensive policy to provide equal opportunities to all its stakeholders with transparency., social participation and interagency management, to guarantee access to environmental goods and services offered for the sustainable development of the region.
From elsewhere, The agenda for the commemoration of the Corporation's anniversary also included the delivery of several recognitions of environmental merit to the National Police, National Army and organizations for the support provided for the fulfillment of the entity's functions and for the development of coordinated and timely activities to strengthen the prevention and effective control of illegal wildlife trafficking., flora and illegal mining, to conserve and protect biodiversity in this area of the country.
The activities concluded with the celebration of a Christmas gift novena in the Minuto de Dios neighborhood, del Distrito de Riohacha.