Our commitment is to build a performance-driven and trust-based culture that values and protects our communities, employees, environment and shareholders to underpin and strengthen our long-term plan for success. Our culture is based on our integrated value system known as SPEED, and it is at the core of everything we do.
GeoPark?s methodology is focused on undertaking realistic and practical programs based on the best practices in the world. Our emphasis is on building key principles and company wide ownership, and then expanding programs from within as we continue to grow. Our comprehensive, in-house designed EHSS management program, called SPEED (Safety, Prosperity, Employees, Environment and Community Development), is being developed in accordance with ISO 14001 for environmental management issues, OSHAS 18001 for occupational health and safety management issues, SA 8000 for social accountability and worker rights issues, the development standards of the World Bank, and the Quoted Companies Alliance standards for good corporate governance.
A summary of GeoPark?s payments to governments (including royalties, taxes and canons) in the countries where we operate can be viewed here: Government Payments.
The underlying principle of GeoPark?s long-term strategy is to attract, retain and motivate the best people and provide them with the tools and support they need to succeed. Our people policy is developed in accordance to the following GeoPark pillars: