Awarded 'SDG Leadership Award' and 'Partnership Award' related to its Outstanding Engagement with Indigenous Groups in Colombia and Peru
TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Frontera Energy Corporation (TSX: FEC) ("Frontera" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce it has been named a Canadian Sustainable Development Goals award winner for the second consecutive year by the Global Compact Network Canada, the Canadian network of the United Nations Global Compact.
Frontera was awarded the SDG Leadership Award in the large organizations category, through public voting, for its outstanding efforts in adopting and implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in its engagement with indigenous communities in Colombia and Peru.
The public also voted Frontera as the winner of the 'Partnership Award' for its excellent work in engaging stakeholders through ongoing partnership and advancement towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Richard Herbert, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
"We are proud of our commitments and continuing a legacy of sustainable growth for our stakeholders. We congratulate the United Nations Global Compact Network Canada on their five-year anniversary and the large impact they have made on promoting Sustainable Development Goals in Canada."
These awards intend to encourage all Canadian organizations to embed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals within their organizations and highlights the progress that both private and public sectors have made towards solving pressing environmental, social and economic challenges. Since its inception in 2013, the Canadian Chapter of the United Nations Global Compact has been dedicated to assisting over 150 Canadian organizations with the advancement of the United Nations Global Compact's 10 Principles and 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Frontera Energy Corporation is a Canadian public company and a leading explorer and producer of crude oil and natural gas, with operations focused in Latin America. The Company has a diversified portfolio of assets with interests in more than 30 exploration and production blocks in Colombia and Peru. The Company's strategy is focused on sustainable growth in production and reserves. Frontera is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. Frontera's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "FEC".
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For further information: Grayson Andersen, Corporate Vice President, Capital Markets, +57-314-250-1467, [email protected], www.fronteraenergy.ca