Sustainability's objectives

Ansaldo STS draws up a sustainability programme each year, made up of the objectives to be targeted to ensure the ongoing improvement of its performance using annual reports of its commitments, surveys on the quality of its engagement with stakeholders and the aspects that emerged from the materiality analysis as a base.

STRATEGY QUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT

  • Extend IFIS (International Railway Industry Standard) certification to the Les Ulis, Pittsburgh and Beijing sites
2015
  • Extend ISO 9001 certification to the Riyadh, Ankara and Zaragoza sites
2015
  • Include the documentation in the CMMI (Capability Maturity Model, Integration) baseline in the Information Management System (IMS)
2015

COMPLIANCE & ETHICS

  • Include the new predicate crime of self-laundering in the Organisational, management and control model as per Legislative decree no. 231/01
2015

HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Complete the Knowledge Owners programme, concluding the first stage of training and development
2015
  • Complete the update of the Global Job System model
2015
  • Continue to use LinkedIn by creating an integrated work group that can best exploit this tool's potential
2015

THE ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Reduce the number of accidents at work
  • Adopt a web-based software to improve management and monitoring of environmental and safety requirements
2015
  • Increase the hours of training provided about the environment, health and safety, especially for issues affecting the work sites
2015
  • Pittsburgh site: continue the PITTSBURGH 2030 DISTRICT project by implementing the monitoring stage to reduce energy and water use and the production of CO2
2015

PRODUCT AND SOLUTION SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL-FRIENDLINESS

  • Implement techniques (currently under analysis) that identify weaknesses during the card's design stage
2015
  • Compact hardware by roughly 35%-40%
2016

SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Analyse the TenP project's output on supplier sustainability and define an action plan to improve sustainability
2015
  • Extend the tests commenced in France for the automated preparation and sending of supplier rating reports to Italy
2015
  • Revise and publish the general conditions for purchasing goods and services in Italy with inclusion of sanctions clauses for non-compliance with the code of ethics
2015
  • Standardise the supply contract general conditions after assessing the current contracts in use by Ansaldo STS' legal entities and best international practices
2015

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS: continue with the Italian and European research projects that are underway to increase safety, security and environmental compatibility and apply for funding by coordinating new project proposals
2015
  • UNIVERSITIES: continue contributing to specialised training in the sector by collaborating with leading Italian and foreign universities and contributing scientifically to post-graduate master programmes 
2015
  • TRADE ASSOCIATIONS: continue to play an active role in trade associations and, in particular, take initiative as part of the UNIFE sustainability committee
2015
  • RELATIONS WITH THE COMMUNITY
    - Prepare the content of the sustainability communication plan with new projects when the 2014 report is published or afterwards
    - Develop and reorganise the digital communication tools, the company's presence on the internet and dialogue with digital stakeholders
    - Define and prepare a new plan to develop relations with foreign and Italian media
2015