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The ten principles

Sustainability Report 2013



Human rights


Principles 1 and 2 - Businesses are required to promote and respect internationally proclaimed human rights within their sphere of influence and to ensure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses, even indirectly

Respect for human rights is expressly mentioned in the Snam Code of Ethics and in contractual relations with suppliers. All suppliers are expected to subscribe to and comply with the Code of Ethics, with international labour requirements and to declare that they do not employ personnel below the minimum age imposed by law.

Governing the business
Snam for suppliers
Safeguarding health
Industrial relations

Snam operates in full compliance with Italian law, setting the age of majority as a prerequisite for company recruitment

The Supplier Portal has been launched, aimed at increasing
and providing assistance in the sustainability field

An initiative has been implemented to disseminate the Global Compact principles among the Company’s suppliers, with the adoption of explanatory cover pages on contracts,
Supply chain: a responsible dialogue.

Inspection audits are carried out on Snam’s suppliers about sustainability issues and suppliers’ accident data are collected even if not related to Snam’s contruction sites.

100% of total qualified suppliers analysed on the Human rights topic.

Snam offers tool to improve work/life balance private life
and respects all type of diversities.

Analysed climate analysis results and arranged new solutions.




Principles 3, 4, 5 and 6 – Businesses are required to uphold freedom of association and the recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour; the abolition in practice of child labour; and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in respect of employment and work.

The national collective labour agreements for Energy & Petroleum and Gas-Water have been applied and all workers are guaranteed association rights.

Health and safety at work
Accident preventio
Employment protection

Signed the new Industrial Relations Protocol.

Realised a Workshop about shared value between Company and suppliers.

Improved accident indices and continued the Objective Safety project.

Provided about 34.600 hours of training on subjects related to Health and Safety.

Expanded to more local company sites the corporate volunteering initiative.




Principles 7, 8 and 9 – Businesses are required to provide support for a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;to undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and to encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Snam Rete Gas extended ISO14001 certification to all the company.

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Protecting local areas

Adopted the best technology available for minimizing impacts on the environment, continued Ecologically project, increased installed power in plants for energy production from renewable sources.

Participation to Clean up the World involving schools and employees.

Snam pays particular attention to the subject of biodiversity in its relations with stakeholders and in its daily business activity, taking as reference the Millennium Development Goal on environmental protection and the conservation of biodiversity.

Realized the second volume of the Sustainable Path series about best practices on environmental restoration in the Prealpi Giulie Natural Park.




Principle 10 - Businesses are committed to working against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Issued the new Anti-Corruption Procedure which forbids corruption in any way, shape or form and updated 231 Model.

Internal control and risk management

Provided, by means of an e-learning system, more than 11.000 training hours about news introduced with “Anticorruption Law” in reference to D.Lgs. 231/2001.

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