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Sirti, one of the first companies in Italy to obtain EASI® corporate sustainability certification

29 July 2022

Sirti has chosen to draft a Sustainability Report and to strengthen its ESG effort by obtaining EASI® certification, the corporate governance model promoted by Sircle S.r.l. Società Benefit and designed to integrate social responsibility and sustainability into its strategies and all its company processes.

Milan, 29 July 2022 Sirti – an innovation hub in the network infrastructure development field and in digital and cybersecurity services – has become one of the first companies in Italy, and the first telecommunications company, to obtain EASI® (Sustainable Integrated Corporate Ecosystem) Certification: the first sustainable governance model acknowledged by Accredia as a Management System for enterprises and certifiable by the Accredia-accredited certification bodies.

The EASI® Model, promoted by Sircle S.r.l. Società Benefit, is an innovative, practical tool designed to integrate sustainability (ESG) into companies’ strategy and all their corporate processes. The model takes the form of a certifiable Management System that can be integrated with any management systems already present in the organisation, and is designed to create value over the long term. Most existing certifications regard only some aspects of sustainability, while the EASI® Model is the first to be used that acknowledges and certifies the effective efforts made by enterprises with regard to ESG issues, guaranteeing a process of on-going improvement in the sphere of sustainable development.

Sirti has also embarked on a Sustainable Transition process, with a view to continuing to create a sustainable future for the generations of today and tomorrow, by drafting a Sustainability Report. The Report is aimed at all the Group’s stakeholders, and seeks to highlight the actions taken and to transmit the Group’s sustainability goals.

“EASI® Certification is an important achievement for Sirti in its efforts to guarantee sustainable development, and provides further confirmation of the company’s commitment towards all those strategies and policies able to generate economic value and employment for all stakeholders, at the same time as guaranteeing environmental sustainability, health, richness of time and a sense of life”, commented Marco Ercole, Compliance, Sustainability, Risk Management & QHSE and CSO of Sirti.  “Sirti Group constantly endeavours to connect people and things in a sustainable, intelligent fashion, by creating digital highways able to connect people with their future”, concluded Ercole.

EASI® Certification and the Sustainability Report are part of Sirti’s ESG strategy, which is already up and running. In recent years, Sirti has begun working with a view to integrating sustainability into its business model, making this condition key to growth for its corporate strategy, through the Sirti Sustainability Program, which seeks to improve corporate performance with regard to economic, environmental and social sustainability, in both the short and long term.

Within these three areas, the company has identified 6 priority issues in the Sirti Sustainability Program, which comprise numerous projects aimed at human resource development, improving the quality of life of the people in the company, combating climate change, promoting inclusion and safeguarding diversity, sustainable technological innovation and supporting the community.

The Group has also created two dedicated bodies: the Sustainability Committee, with supervisory and decision-making powers, and the Sustainability Team, formed by representatives of the main operative and staff functions in the company, which carries out preliminary, propositional and consulting functions for the Sustainability Committee.

Sirti S.p.A.

Sirti is an innovation hub in the network infrastructure development field and in digital services and cybersecurity. Founded in 1921, it operates in the Telecommunications, Energy and Digital Solutions sectors, and employs around 3800 people.

https://www.sirti.it

For more information:

Sirti Press Office

Barabino & Partners (+39 02 72023535)

Luciano Majelli, Mobile +39 335 7491684 - l.majelli@barabino.it  

Anna Bottolo, Mobile +39 349 9789618 - a.bottolo@barabino.it

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