Founded in January 2001, SINDCON – National Union of Private Concessionaires of Public Water and Sewer Services, joins private concessionaires of public water and basic sanitation services in the country, working as the technical arm of the ABCON.
The organization fosters and promotes training for high performance at private companies in the basic sanitation sector, working with technological support, qualification of human resources, sustainability initiatives, and other actions that deserve replication in the concessionaire universe.
Operating democratically and transparently, SINDCON has promoted integration of its members, through open debate and by proposing topics relevant to the industry’s progress and in favor of improving the provision of services.
SINDCON’s mission is to promote private participation in public water and sewer services, through incentives for efficient management of concessionaire companies and technical and management training programs, in line with governmental guidelines and principles aimed at preserving public health and protecting the environment.
SINDCON and ABCON want to be recognized by society, by sanitation industry agents, and by governments as organizations that strive for a standard and the quality of their institutional representation, based on ethical and reputable principles, working towards development of the industry and promoting private operations that act effectively, transparently, fairly, and universally.
SINDCON and ABCON should act with professionalism and industry involvement, making actions public and working transparently and ethically.
The principles espoused by SINDCON and ABCON are:
SINDCON E ABCON têm como princípios:
- Respect for the democratic principles of free enterprise, free association, and autonomy of unions
- Permanent incentives and support for the exchange of ideas, experiences, and solutions among its members;
- Attention to observing laws, standards, regulations, and agreements that govern the activity;
- O incentivo às iniciativas que objetivam o aprimoramento técnico e a capacitação dos profissionais;
- Encouragement of initiatives aimed at technical enhancement and professional training;