INTRALOT (Maltco Lotteries’ mother Company) is proud to announce that it is one of the first companies in the gaming industry globally to be certified under the ISO 37001 standard for anti-bribery management systems. The certification was granted to INTRALOT Group CEO, Antonios Kerastaris, during an official ceremony held at the company’s premises in Athens on March 21 in the presence of the senior management of INTRALOT and TÜV HELLAS (TÜV NORD), the independent certification body which conducted the assessment procedure. The certification covers INTRALOT S.A. as a whole, the Business Headquarters in Maroussi and the Technology Division and Products and Services in Peania.
While receiving the award Mr. Antonios Kerastaris, INTRALOT Group CEO, underlined the company’s commitment to the fight against corruption stating “INTRALOT Group has established a corporate culture of transparency, integrity and compliance across its operations worldwide. The certification we received today is a testimony of our dedication to business ethics and the careful selection of our business partners following due diligence. We will continue to focus on placing internationally recognized good-practices and anti-bribery controls to our everyday operations securing sustainable growth for the benefit of our stakeholders.”
Mr. Yiannis Economidis, Certification Manager of TÜV HELLAS (TÜV NORD), has praised the high level of commitment of both top management and all of INTRALOT executives as well as the effective way of implementing the standard requirements to all operations of the company. Together with TUV HELLAS’s CEO, Mr. Savvas Peltekis, congratulated all members of the Compliance Team for the successful completion of INTRALOT’s certification process with the new ISO 37001: 2016.
ISO 37001, Anti-bribery management systems, specifies a series of measures to help organizations prevent, detect and address bribery. These include adopting an anti-bribery policy, appointing a person to oversee anti-bribery compliance, training, risk assessments and due diligence on projects and business associates, implementing financial and commercial controls, and instituting reporting and investigation procedures.