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779 suppliers involved in the survey on environmental and corporate responsibility


In 2018, Iren Group conducted its second Corporate Social Responsibility survey on 2,978 suppliers to analyse how environmental policy, labour practices, business ethics and respect for human rights were managed. Overall, 779 suppliers responded to the questionnaire (26.1% of the total).
 
Overall, 779 suppliers responded to the questionnaire (26.1% of the total), which allowed significant environmental and social responsibility factors to be measured, which are summarised below: 

 Certifications: 37.0% hold Environmental Certifications, 33.5% Occupational Health and Safety Certifications and 11.8% Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics Certifications. 
 
 Code of Ethics and/or Conduct: is adopted by 49.1% (46% in the 2017 survey).
 
 Environmental Policies: 48.5% (43% in 2017) adopt formal environmental policies. Only 0.6% had been subject to legal proceedings or been charged for breaches to environmental legislation and/or regulations in 2018.
 
 Labour practices: 73.2% (70% in 2017) adopt human resources management policies. In 2018, respondents hired 1,227 employees (42% on permanent contracts, 38% under 30 and 42% women) and employed 5,621 workers for jobs carried out for Iren Group. 1.4% had been subject to legal proceedings or been charged for breaches to work practices regulations.
 
 Human Rights: 55% (51% in 2017) adopted structured policies on compliance with human rights.

 Business Ethics: 70.6% (49% in 2017) have structured specific business ethics policies. 1.3% had been subject to legal proceedings in the last 5 years for reasons concerning business ethics or administrative liability, pursuant to Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001.

Lastly, 47.4% of respondents adopt a policy that obligates their suppliers in regards to sustainability.

For more information on the CSR survey of suppliers click here.