Certifications & Awards - GeoPark

Certifications & Awards

Our commitment to our values is reflected in everything we do. The certifications and awards that we have achieved are a testament to the strength of that commitment.

Awards and Commendations

We won the Corporate Social Responsibility category of the 2023 Portafolio Awards for the successful implementation of our Sustainable Territorial Transformation program, which has made a positive difference to the lives of thousands of Colombian families.

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We received the Schneider Electric Sustainability Impact Award for our GHG Emissions Reduction Plan showing our commitment to continue creating value for our stakeholders through an ever more responsible and sustainable operation.

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In 2023 the KPMG Board Leadership Center ranked our Board of Directors as the third best in Colombia, showing the strength of GeoPark’s Corporate Governance.  

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10 years of trading on the New York Stock Exchange shows our commitment to excellence and leadership in Latin America’s oil and gas industry. Holding the trust of our investors and all our stakeholders enables GeoPark to grow continuously, safely and sustainably.


GeoPark has won 2023 Great Place to Work® certification in Colombia, Chile and Argentina. For 30 years the Great Place to Work organization has monitored and supported companies of all sizes and from all sectors and geographies to help improve their organizational culture.

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In 2023 we integrated and evaluated our Occupational Health and Safety Management and Environmental Management Systems for oil and gas exploration and production activities in Colombia, certifying GeoPark to the ISO 45001:2018 standard for the first time, and to the ISO 14001:2015 standard for the second consecutive cycle after previous certification in 2017.

In 2023, we integrated our Health & Safety Management System with our Environmental Management System, certifying GeoPark to the ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 14001:2015 standards for oil and gas exploration and production activities in Colombia

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The Colombian Institute of Technical Standards and Certification (Icontec) verified our 2022 greenhouse gas inventory in Colombia in accordance with the ISO 14064 standard for organizational carbon footprints.

We achieved the Equipares Silver Award, the third oil and gas operator in Colombia to do so. The Company earned the certification after technical standards and certification institute ICONTEC gave us a 91% rating in the implementation of the SGIG gender equality management system.

Indexes and Ratings

MSCI awarded us an “AA” rating and ‘Leader’ status in its 2024 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Leaders Index as a result of the reduction in our greenhouse gas emissions intensity and having a smaller water footprint.

In 2023 and for the second consecutive year we are members of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which tracks the performance of public companies in disclosing their gender-equality metrics and efforts.

In 2023, for the second consecutive year we took part in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), a world-leading sustainability index.

We participated in the Second Corporate Management of Corruption Risks Assessment – MGERC 2022 – carried out by Transparencia por Colombia.

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GeoPark is in the top 5 of the most responsible companies in Colombiain the category of oil and fuel distribution, according to the Merco ESG Responsibility 2023 reputation monitor.

We reported information on social investment in Colombia and its impact on the Private Social Investment Index (IISP) by Jaime Arteaga & Asociados (JA&A), in collaboration with Semana Sostenible and with the support of USAID. This standard recognizes companies that implement the best private social investment practices in Colombia.

Standards and Reporting Guidelines

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).

The United Nations Global Compact Principles.

Sustainability reporting guide of the World Oil and Gas Industry Association to Promote Environmental and Social Performance (IPIECA).


For the second consecutive year we took part in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) – Climate Change, making progress as reflected by our upgrade to ‘B’ from ‘C’.

In 2023 we took part for the first time in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) – Water [Management and Protection / Security], earning a ‘C’ rating.

In 2002 we joined the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) to further improve our performance in this area, strengthening our ethical culture and continuing to create value for all our stakeholders.

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