Cooperativa l'Operosa

Company policy / Code of Ethics

Operosa ensures that its activities are carried out in observance of the rules and standards of behaviour expressed in this Code of Ethics and in the currently applicable national and international standards.

Operosa recognizes the importance of ethical-social responsibility and of environmental protection in carrying out the business and activities of the Company and, to this end, promotes a type of Company management aimed at balancing of the legitimate interests of its stakeholders and of the community within which it operates. The Code is, therefore, based on an ideal of all cooperation and respect for all the interests of the parties involved.
The stakeholders of Operosa S.c.a.r.l. are considered to be the human resources (employees and contractors, included the personnel of subsidiaries), the shareholders, the directors, the suppliers, the public administration, the public and, in a broad sense, all subjects involved directly and/or indirectly in the activities of the Company and its subsidiaries.
In the context of the internal control system, the Code of Ethics constitutes (pursuant to Articles 6 and 7 of Legislative Decree no. 231 of 2001 to “Guidelines for the preparation of organization, management and control models ex Legislative Decree 231/2001” issued by the Presidential committee of Confcooperative on 7 April 2004), amongst other things, the basis and reference for the Organization, Management and Control Model of L’Operosa S.c.a.r.l. (hereinafter “Model 231/01”) and the sanction system provided for therein.
The Board of Directors has the task of approving the Code of Ethics. Regarding, in particular, the crimes provided for by Legislative Decree 231/01, a Surveillance Body (hereinafter SB) that monitors the operation and observance of Model 231/01 for the prevention of the aforementioned crimes.
Ensuring that the Code of Ethics is compatible with the sensibility of the Company, together with its implementation and application, is the responsibility of the SB (Surveillance Body) in conjunction with the Board of Directors, and of company management, who may also act as a promoter of proposals to supplement or amend its content.
The Surveillance Body has free access to all the company's sources of information, it is entitled to view documents and consult data, including confidential information, subject to request in writing, containing the reasons, to the Chairman and to the Data Manager, and suggests any updates to the Code of Ethics and Model 231/01, including those based on observations made by employees. In order to guarantee the effectiveness of Model 231/01, the Company – with due respect to privacy and individual rights – establishes information channels  through which anyone who becomes aware of possible illegal conduct taking place within the Company can freely report, in total confidentiality, directly to the Surveillance Body.