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Talking about sustainability - TR

Prysmian has made significant progress towards meeting the highest standards of business sustainability.

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TR - In 2016, it was ranked fourth in the ‘Electrical Components & Equipment’ area by RobecoSAM, the Swiss sustainability ratings agency. This information was included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index, marking a leap forward for Prysmian’s placing overall.

It is also included in an elite group of companies listed in the Italian edition of the CDP Climate Change Report. After publicly reporting their environmental information, they achieved a B rating in the ‘Industrials’ sector (of a possible eight grades ranging from A-D).

Prysmian additionally won recognition for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) KPIs from STOXXO Global ESG Leaders Index and it’s green energy revenues from Carbon Clean 200. In fact, it was the only Italian company to be included in the latter rankings.

TR - Stories - Ethics & Sustainability - Talking about sustainability - Question 3

TR - How will the input of consumers change CSR and the role of the sustainability manager?

It is a question of perspective and points of view. Clearly, like the investors, a customer’s vision is absolutely fundamental, and not just because sustainability represents a business opportunity. But social responsibility permeates the entire company, and, increasingly, the entire supply chain. It is not just a consumer issue.

Sustainability is important to us in a personal capacity. The responsible pursuit of sustainability, from the smallest personal action to the most complex industrial process, is the only path open to us.

TR - Stories - Ethics & Sustainability - Talking about sustainability - Question 4

TR - What strategic importance does the company place on variables of a non-financial nature (environmental, social and governance)?

Prysmian Group began to discuss these issues around ten years ago. Today, sustainability is linked to all of our operating and business activities, from governance to innovation, and from operations to finance. Our sustainability plan is directly inspired by the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and incorporates medium/long-term qualitative and quantitative objectives that lay the foundation for a strategy that seeks to achieve increasingly ambitious common results year after year.

TR - Stories - Ethics & Sustainability - Talking about sustainability - Question 5

TR - What level of integration has the company achieved in reporting non-financial variables (human, intellectual, social and territorial capital)?

Today, sustainability is an element that is fully integrated with all company functions and involves various aspects of the business, including non-financial variables relating to the various types of company capital in its reporting.

Already, we’re seeing benefits for employees, the community and the development of the company. This level of interconnection allows us to best assess our risks and opportunities relating to non-financial performance and to focus increasingly on a fully-fledged sustainability strategy.

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/ Awards & Recognitions - TR

Prysmian was ranked in the ‘Electrical Components & Equipment’
The Group is listed in the Italian edition of the CDP Climate Change Report
Prysmian gained recognition from STOXXO Global ESG Leaders Index