United Arab Emirates:
Mubadala Investment Company has become one of only four global companies to receive the International Organization for Standardization in effective Compliance Management.
Achieving the ISO 37301:2021 certification highlights Mubadala’s commitment to being a responsible investor, and the continued institutionalization of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) principles. It reaffirms Mubadala’s pledge to the Santiago Principles while investing with the highest standards of governance, accountability and transparency. To mark yet another achievement, Mubadala has also been re-certified with ISO 37001:2016 in effective Anti-Bribery Management.
Shahzad Khan, Head of Ethics & Compliance at Mubadala, said: “Being awarded this certificate underscores our commitment to leading with transparency and operating with the highest levels of ethics, integrity, and corporate responsibility. As a global investment company with a mandate to generate sustainable financial returns for our shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi, it is imperative that we uphold these values and contribute to a culture that empowers our people and business partners to do the same. This also supports Mubadala’s position as a responsible investor, inspiring our businesses to make positive contributions in the communities where it deploys capital.”
Mubadala’s proactive Ethics & Compliance program is a central component of how it does business, setting the foundation and expectations for individual and team behavior across the organization.
Zafar Anjam, Founder and Group CEO at Corporate Research & Investigations Limited, said: “Congratulations on the achievement of ISO 37301. Mubadala is signifying an effective corporate compliance program while fostering a system-wide culture of business integrity.”