We are aware that sustainability is an ambitious long-term path that involves the global approach of how to do business and that it is the result of concrete actions and initiatives.

At the end of the first year from when we developed our Sustainability Plan, we reached a  progress level of 68% of the objectives we had set for ourselves to achieve in the short- and medium-term.

In line with the individual sustainability pillars, here is a summary of the figures of the main actions and initiatives we have carried out:

 

01/ Sustainability culture

GOALS

ACTION

PROGRESS STATUS

1/ Increase Italgas visibility on sustainability issues

Formally adopt Global Compact

Avanzamento_100%

Consolidated and strengthen participation in the national and international sustainability networks - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_80%

Participate in ESG assessments for admission to listing on the sustainability indices - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_20%

Consider an institutional communications campaign focusing on sustainability content - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_0%

2/ Develop a sustainability culture

Continue the induction courses on sustainability issues for top management and Board of Directors members

Avanzamento_100%

Implement internal communications initiatives to disseminate Italgas positioning - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_60%

3/ Enhance the sustainability processes

Implement the sustainability policy and stakeholder engagement - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_80%

Develop sustainability requirements for the vendor management processes - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_80%

Certify the anti-corruption systems to ISO 37001 standard - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_60%

Promote best practices on sustainability and engagement in the supply chain - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_0%

 

What we did in 2018

  • We joined the Global Compact
  • We were admitted to the DJSI and FTSE4Good sustainability stock indices
  • We created a section dedicated to sustainability for the Company Intranet
  • We carried out induction activities with the members of the Board of Directors, the Board of Statutory Auditors and company management
  • We carried out corporate communication actions on sustainability
  • We organized technical/HSEQ visits to our sites

 

 

02/ Focus on human resources

GOALS

ACTION

PROGRESS STATUS

1/Protect and enhance know-how

Implement a personal development policy (system) for people - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_80%

Implement a program for the development of skills for young and high potential people - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_20%

Increase partnerships with leading Italian universities and polytechnics to "engage" students - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_80%

Implement an alternating school-work pilot project

Avanzamento_100%

Redesign the technical training programmes - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_60%

Develop assessment and analysis activities (individual and group assessment) - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_40%

Implement the Professional Families programme and encourage exchange of knowledge and experience among the various figures and seniorities present in the company, and geographically standardise the practices in place - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_40%

Organise a recruitment plan for young engineers - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_80%

Define projects and approaches for dissemination of digital culture and know-how - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_60%

Implement new collaboration, sharing and know-how dissemination systems - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_80%

Develop and consolidate the “Migliora” programme - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_80%

2/Value and strengthen company welfare

Identify gaps in the welfare available through an employee survey

Avanzamento_100%

Extend the use of smart working

Avanzamento_100%

Increase new tools and channels to showcase our welfare services to the company’s population - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_80%

3/Value company female presence

Define the value of female presence in the company and promote dedicated initiatives - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_60%

Increase female presence in the company on professional profiles of interest- Target by 2021

Avanzamento_60%

4/Improve accident indices

Arrange sensitisation on accident prevention and health protection targeting employees and contractors

Avanzamento_100%

Implement internal communications initiatives targeting all employees

Avanzamento_100%

 

What we did in 2018

  • We participated in career days at several universities and organized internal workshops for the development of skills for young people and high-potential people
  • We conducted a survey on corporate welfare services
  • We reached 365 people doing smart working
  • We designed 25 initiatives in collaboration with Valore D
  • We developed the "IngegnerE, Feminine Plural" initiative
  • We organized 10 engagement initiatives with 1,078 employees and 258 suppliers
  • We coordinated four Safety Walks in our regional centres

 

 

Proximity to the community

GOALS

ACTION

PROGRESS STATUS

1/Strengthen the relationship with local territories

Establish an engagement process for local stakeholders in the areas in which Italgas operates

Avanzamento_100%

2/Investing in the community coherently with our business

Adopt tools to assess the impact of Italgas presence and social initiatives in the area- Target by 2019

Avanzamento_0%

Implement scalable and replicable social innovation projects that create an impact in the cities - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_0%

 

What we did in 2018

  • We invested € 687 thousand in initiatives dedicated to art, culture and sports

 

 

Value for the market and for customers

GOALS

ACTION

PROGRESS STATUS

1/Harmonize processes with the sales companies

Strengthen relations with the sales companies

Avanzamento_100%

Set up a workshop with the sales companies

Avanzamento_100%

2/Reappropriate the relationship with final customers

Start up the contact centre operations

Avanzamento_100%

Implement the memorandum of understanding with the Consumer Associations - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_60%

 

What we did in 2018

  • We organized two workshops with 50 sales companies representing 99% of the national redelivery points
  • We signed a Memorandum of Understanding with 19 of the 20 consumer associations recognized by the Italian National Council of Consumers and Users (CNCU)

 

 

Energy efficiency and the environment

GOALS

ACTION

PROGRESS STATUS

1/Improve energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint

Install efficient systems that reduce energy consumption during the gas preheating stage

Avanzamento_100%

Assess the opportunity of beginning the installation of LED lighting in buildings and stations - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_60%

Replace cast iron pipes with mechanical joints with pipes in PE/steel equivalents - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_60%

Upgrade and complete the natural gas-powered service vehicle fleet - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_20%

2/Develop gas advocacy activities

 

Increase PDRs in areas that still use LPG or other fuels - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_20%

Build partnerships to develop new uses for gas - Target by 2021

Avanzamento_0%

3/Enable circular economy processes

Identify the product segments where green procurement approaches can be developed - Target by 2019

Avanzamento_80%

Virtuously manage the disposal of mechanical meters - Target by 2020

Avanzamento_40%

Develop approaches to end-of-life management of smart meters - Target by 2023

Avanzamento_80%

 

What we did in 2018

  • We implemented gas advocacy activities to promote the benefits of gas throughout our service area
  • We added 710 methane-powered vehicles to our corporate fleet
  • We installed 28 efficient systems to reduce energy consumption in the gas preheating phase
  • We replaced 24.5 km of network that had hemp and lead joints. In addition to increasing safety levels, this also helps us reduce the release of gas into the atmosphere.

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