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Copel - Companhia Paranaense de Energia, the largest Company of Parana State, located in the South of Brazil, was founded on October 26, 1954 with ownership control held by the State of Parana. The Company went public in April 1994 and, in 1997, it was the first company of the Brazilian Electric Sector to be listed at the New York Stock Exchange. As from June 2002, the brand is also present at the European Economic Community, listed at Latibex - the Latin American arm of the Madrid Stock Exchange. As of May 7, 2008, Copels shares were ranked at Level 1 of Corporate Governance on Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, placing the Company at the level of international benchmark in social and environmental sustainability. Copel operates a comprehensive and effective power system with its own generating capacity of power plants, transmission lines, substations, lines and grids of the distribution system and a modern and powerful optical telecommunications system that integrates the cities of the State. Copel adopted the GRI guidelines in preparing its annual report, obtaining positive results not only in market awareness and confidence, but also in adding real value to the Company. This progress, achieved in five decades, is grounded on Copels hydraulic potential, its technology domain and, especially, on the entrepreneur will and creative capacity of all the technicians and professionals who work on a daily basis to keep Copel as a reference Company on Brazilian Electric Sector, proudly broadening its name from Parana State to the world.

  • Size: Large
  • Type: State-owned company
  • Listed: Listed
  • Sector: Energy Utilities
  • Country: Brazil
  • Country Status: DAC-UMICT
  • Employees: 5,000 - 10,000
  • Revenue: Not provided
  • GRI Community: Not provided
  • Stock listing code: Not provided


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HQ Address: Rua Coronel Dulcidio, 800 − Batel − CEP 80420-170
HQ City: Curitiba - PR (Brazil)
Contact person: Marketing Department - Press Relations Office
Email: send email




Strategy adopted by Copel for risks management allows identification and consideration of all forms of risks in its decisive process and in daily activities, according to the following approach levels - Key business risks, risks related to Copel’s strategic goals, performance focus of senior management (Board of Directors, Presidency, Reunited Management, Risks Committee and committee involved in handled matter, if any), - Key processes risks, related to objectives of company’s processes, focus of performance of its managers, and - Key projects risks, related to objectives of projects included in the portfolio, focus of performance of projects managers.


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