Meliá Hotels International obtains recognition as a “transparent company”


In the second edition of the Transparency and Good Governance Report on ethics and Compliance of Ibex 35 Companies, Meliá improves its score compared to the previous year and is recognized as a transparent company.

Meliá Hotels International stands out as a leading Spanish company in compliance and good governance in the recently published report prepared by the Haz y Cumlen Foundation, one of the most important compliance associations in the country. According to the Transparency and Good Governance Report on Ethics and Compliance of Ibex 35 Companies, the hotel company, together with Caixabank, obtained the highest score among the companies evaluated, sharing first position in the ranking.

The company maintains a firm commitment to ESG, which includes aspects of good governance and compliance, in addition to the objective of continuous improvement as a responsible company. Thanks to this, Meliá Hotels International has been able to improve its position compared to last year and even obtain recognition as a transparent company. The rigorous evaluation carried out for the preparation of the report and that has consolidated the hotel company as one of the leading companies of the Ibex 35 in compliance, has taken into account 16 indicators referring to policies and processes, responsible compliance, training and awareness, channel ethics, and government.

In addition to the leadership position obtained by Meliá according to the Transparency and Good Governance Report on Ethics and Compliance of Ibex 35 Companies, this year the company also obtained recognition for Best Compliance Department at the Iberian Legal Summit Awards. Both milestones are proof of the good path that the hotel company is following towards a responsible business.

As Gabriel Escarrer, Executive Vice President and CEO of Meliá Hotels International, explains, “it is a source of pride that our company is considered a benchmark in this area, as it is, without a doubt, a clear example of the good work of our teams, especially Compliance , Corporate Governance and Sustainability, which, by promoting a culture of transparency and compliance at Meliá, mark our path as a responsible company”.