MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Robert G. Card, has joined the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) Vanguard CEO community. The community consists of 25 CEOs from various industries across the world whose mandate includes enhancing ethics and compliance performance within their organizations.
The Vanguard CEO community will collaborate with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to implement the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery. It will work toward establishing a harmonized legal framework that will address corruption consistently and lead to more effective enforcement.
"The Vanguard CEO community is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with other business leaders in the fight against corruption, and I am very proud to be a part of it," said Robert G. Card. "This is just another step in our journey toward ethics and compliance excellence."
SNC-Lavalin's commitment to ethical behaviour and the highest standards in governance, compliance and accountability is unwavering. The Company continues to improve and strengthen its processes across the organization and at all levels. More information about how positive change is being implemented at SNC-Lavalin is available at www.snclavalin.com/followus.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com