Main Area

Principles of Good Governance

The company generally complies with the principles of good governance for public sector companies as established in Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 49/2007 of 1 February.

Nevertheless, the Board of Directors is strongly committed to improving governance practices referenced on the principles and recommendations anchored in the aforementioned resolution.

In this context, Parque Escolar has worked consistently towards improving its good governance practices, with the following initiatives currently ongoing:


Evaluation of the level of accomplishment of the principles of good governance

Principle Assessment of degree of compliance Observations
I. Mission, goals and  award principles Full compliance
  • Ethics code
  • Institutional website
  • Sustainability report
  • Service quality assessment report

II. Administration and supervision structures

Full compliance
  • Well-defined organic structure
  • Independent supervision body
  • External audits
III. Prevention of conflicts of interest Compliance; there are no conflicts of interest
  • The Management Risk Prevention Plan, which includes Corruption and Related Infraction Risks, was approved in March 2010
  • A monitoring committee was also set up as part of this plan
  • The Ethics Code Monitoring Committee was set up in 2010
IV. Dissemination of relevant information

Full compliance

  • Institutional website
  • Publication on the site of contracting information and international open competitions
  • Programme dissemination initiatives and events, such as the publications: "Passos Manuel", "Pedro Nunes", "Liceus, Escolas Técnicas e Secundárias", and "Renovar" magazine
  • Manuals produced: Architectural Design, Landscaping Design, Technical Installations Design, School Accessibility Design, Design Guidelines for Libraries
  • The DGTF website also contains institutional information
  • Report and Accounts
  • Articles of Memorandum
  • List of contracts for the year 2010 (annex to Report and Accounts)
V. Adjustment to size of each company Compliance
  • In 2010, whenever necessary, taking into consideration the increase in work volume, the company structure and human resources were adjusted