- Ocean Winds obtained its integrated management system certifications for three ISO standards: Quality, Environment, and Health and Safety
- Ocean Winds has satisfactorily passed the external audit conducted by Bureau Veritas.
Ocean Winds, international offshore wind energy company based in Madrid (Spain) and owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE (50:50 joint venture), has received three management system certifications: ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety, ISO 14001:2015 Environment and ISO 9001:2015 Quality, given by the international certification body Bureau Veritas.
Through ISO 45001, Ocean Winds was recognized for its system to guarantee a culture of safety, focused on people’s protection within all our facilities, creating a secure and healthy workspace. In that way, ISO 14001 acknowledges Ocean Winds’ commitment to the environment, by promoting sustainability at an internal and external level, especially linked with Ocean Winds’ values, being an offshore wind developer focused on bringing clean energy. Along those lines, ISO 9001 accredits Ocean Winds’ accomplishment to satisfy the stakeholders’ needs and expectations, with the highest levels of quality in its services.
In Ocean Winds, Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality standards are always present, reflected in the HSSEQ Policy. This policy provides a framework for setting objectives, in addition to our commitment to comply with regulatory and legislative requirements, that secure Ocean Winds’ responsibility and promotion of the mentioned standards.
“At Bureau Veritas we are very proud to be the first to issue these certifications, which demonstrate Ocean Winds’ commitment to Quality, the Environment, and the Health and Safety of its projects. We want to remain a reference provider for them in all their QHSE-related needs.” Javier Castells, Regional Director of the Central Zone of Bureau Veritas Spain, has commented.
Grzegorz Gorski, Ocean Winds COO, commented, “We are proud to reach this milestone and will continue improving our management system to always secure the highest standards. These ISO certifications recognize our achievements and Ocean Winds’ position as a successful and sustainable organization.”
Elena Caja, Ocean Winds HSSEQ Director commented on this accomplishment, “We have been really motivated and committed to achieving the ISO certifications and are focused on strengthening our high level HSEQ culture within the company.” She added, “Over the past two years, Ocean Winds has worked to develop processes and actions that ensure the safety of all the people involved in our company, employees or externals, keeping in mind the quality of our service, and the protection of the environment.”