Transparency is a permanent policy and Navantia complies with Law 19/2013, of December 9, on transparency, access to public information and good governance, which aims to expand and reinforce the transparency of public activity as a mechanism to facilitate the control of public action.
Navantia encourages active publicity, and complies with its obligations by periodically publishing updated information relevant to ensure the transparency of its activities, making them available to citizens.
Regarding the right of access to public information, Navantia has made available to citizens, through the Transparency Portal, the possibility of exercising this right, within the limits established in the Law.
Navantia has a robust and complete crime prevention model for the company. This model is included in a series of documents that describe the behaviors, norms and values that have to be followed by all its employees:
- Navantia Code of Business Conduct: This document establishes the standard of conduct that you want to observe in all your business activity.
- Manual of crime prevention: This manual details the principles of management and prevention of crimes within Navantia in accordance with Organic Law 1/2015, of March 30, which amended the Organic Law 10/1995, of 23 of November, of the Penal Code and additionally the proposal of structure and operation of the organs of control and supervision is specified.
- Anticorruption Manual: This document describes the fundamental elements that constitute the basis of the society’s anti-corruption model. All this, in close relation with the Manual of crime prevention.
- Regulation of the Compliance Unit: Defines the composition and basic functions of the Compliance Unit, as well as its scope of action and internal functioning.
To ensure the ethical and legal behavior of all Navantia professionals, the Compliance Unit is created.
Its work is mainly aimed at promoting, coordinating the implementation, supervision and control of the crime prevention system, as well as the anti-corruption management system, regulatory compliance system and Navantia’s code of business conduct.
In this way, the Unit ensures that inappropriate behavior is avoided and, if necessary, that it can detect them and react with diligence.
The Compliance Unit of Navantia must report its findings to the Audit Committee at least once a year, as well as in all those occasions it deems necessary.
It´s also be responsible for the filing and custody of all documentation received in the exercise of its functions (minutes, reports, evaluations, etc.) for a minimum period of ten years.