OPET's 5th Sustainability Report won three awards at the Vision Awards, one of the most respected award in the field of sustainability, organized by the League of American Communication Professionals (LACP). The sustainability report of OPET, which was awarded the best sustainability report in the energy category, the second sustainability report in the "Top 100" list, and the most developing report awards, includes its activities in the social, environmental and economic fields as well as its activities between 2016-2018.
OPET, the leading brand in the fuel distribution sector in customer satisfaction, won three awards in the Vision Awards contest organized annually by the League of American Communication Professionals (LACP - League of American Communications Professionals) with its 5th Sustainability Report. OPET's 5th Sustainability Report, approved by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), was the best sustainability report in the energy category. While the second sustainability report was selected in the "Top 100" list selected among all reports, the report was deemed worthy of the award as the most progressive report at the same time.
The 5th Sustainability Report of OPET which is the first organization that publish reports in Turkey fuel sector according to the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting standards, was prepared according to "GRI Standards: Basic" compatibility option. OPET included activities carried out in the social, environmental and economic fields between 2016 and 2018 in the report. In line with the principle of transparency and sustainability in the report, OPET's sustainability performance is presented to the stakeholders' views under the headings of Governance, Sustainable Value Chain, Environmental Management, Digitalization, Employee Rights and Social Development.
In addition to the activities of OPET between 2016 and 2018, digital and innovative projects were also included in the 5th Sustainability Report, which explains the activities in the social, environmental and economic fields. Stating that they accept acting respectful to the environment and society as the basic principle, OPET General Manager Cüneyt Ağca said, “We are delighted to be honored with such a prestigious award with our sustainability report, which makes us proud to share these values with the public once again.”
“We Succeed With Our Sustainability Approach”
Stating that they accept sustainability as an important part of the way of doing business, OPET General Manager Cüneyt Ağca said, “Our main strategy is to do our job in the best way and make it sustainable regardless of the conditions. We aim to serve with an increasing understanding of quality to ensure the sustainability of our business. Thanks to our sustainability understanding, which is based on continuous development, we are achieving outstanding success every new year financially. ” Ağca pursued his words saying "As OPET, we assume acting with respect to the environment, society and laws, continuously increasing our product and service quality and ensuring customer satisfaction as our essential principles while we achieve our objectives. With the goal to be the first choice of the consumer in the fuel oil sector in Turkey, we accept the generation of added value for our employees, consumers, dealers, suppliers, local communities and all elements in our wide stakeholder network as our ultimate objective. We are happy to share these values with the public once again with our sustainability report that we published for the 5th time.”
Continues to Make a Difference in The Sector
OPET included sustainable policies, performance and targets in the report, which is the 5th of sustainability reporting practices it has carried out since 2008 in line with the principles of transparency and accountability. Aiming to strengthen the sustainability of the company in the changing world by making innovation and digital transformation one of the main building blocks of the corporate culture, OPET has developed many ideas, created projects and implemented them within the scope of digital transformation and innovation.
Using the best technology in the fuel sector in Turkey, during the reporting period as a leading company equipped with the new generation station technology "Smart Stations"; it continued to make a difference in the sector while offering many technological services such as "Smart Filling System", "Mobile Payment" and "Free Wi-Fi". OPET crowned its leadership in the sector for 12 years in customer satisfaction with many awards such as "Lovemark-Most Popular Brand" and "Cool Brand". OPET, which transforms 'Fullmarkets' into the retail chain 'Ultramarket' in which there are more than 1,000 products in 10 categories, offers its consumers their needs under one roof, at an affordable price and in a fresh / clean / high quality manner by collaborating with leading brands in its field. According to the results of the survey of the Koç Group “Dealer Satisfaction and Loyalty” survey, OPET became the highest brand among the “Koç Dealer Satisfaction and Loyalty” among Koç Group companies. OPET, which has implemented projects and practices that increase women's participation in business life in 2016-2018, is working to employ at least two women employees at each station, in collaboration with the Ministry of Family and Social Services and the Ministry of Energy. OPET, continuing its studies in the field of social development, also in 2018 International Trojan Year carried out studies to realize the physical and social change of Çanakkale Tevfikiye Village, which is the closest settlement to Troy.
The International Vision Awards have been organized since 2001 by the League of American Communication Professionals - LACP, which sets excellence standards in communication. At the Vision Awards, where companies of all sizes are attending worldwide, sustainability reports are evaluated as well as annual reports of corporate companies. OPET was found worthy of 3 awards previously by the League of American Communication Professionals (LACP) with its 3rd Sustainability Report. It had also won the 'Gold Prize' with the first Sustainability Report it published in 2010.
All sustainability reports of OPET can be accessed at https://www.opet.com.tr/surdurulbilirlik-raporu.