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Duferco People – A world within a company

DUFERCO PEOPLE

At Duferco, people are considered the guardians of knowledge for the achievement of the significant results the Group obtained in over forty years of history. Duferco people are the key factor for a long-term growth.

Across its companies, Duferco manages people through various socially responsible actions, aiming at establishing a safe and stimulating working environment which fosters human resources valorization and transparency in all relationships.

As stated in the Code of Ethics, the Group ensures substantial equality in the management of human resources, without differences based on race, sex, health or age, favoring and enhancing the elements of cultural diversity. Any kind of harassment, mobbing or hostile behavior is firmly rejected and condemned.

MISSION

Maintain balanced assets, steady focus on business profit and shared value creation, through cyclical and other non-cyclical operations across the four divisions, fostering energy transition within and outside the Group and pursuing progressive decarbonization of operations.

The Group’s mission is to maintain balanced assets thus pursuing steady increases in profit and shared value. Moreover, the mission is divided in individual strategic objectives in consideration of the respective business sectors, united by a common effort to pursue the energy transition and decarbonization of productive processes.

VISION

Become a conglomerate Group with four divisions: Energy, Steel, Shipping and Innovation, where residual risks are increasingly managed from a strategic standpoint and where opportunities are seized thanks to the Group’s natural adaptiveness and focus on human capital.

In the never-lasting transformation of Duferco business sectors and divisions, high-qualified competencies and strong culture are the fundamental elements that have allowed the Group to build the solid roots of its development, continuously conceiving innovations, controlling risks and catching opportunities.

A SAFE WORKPLACE

Safety and wellbeing of its employees are considered priority issues by the Group, which year after year seeks to disseminate a deep health and safety corporate culture and defines strategies and actions aimed at improving the conditions of workers and their awareness of safety issues. This is done through the implementation of specific procedures, the provision of training courses and the application of internal regulations.

As fundamental asset of the entire organization, during the difficult months of the pandemic crisis that broke out during FY20, the Group has paid great attention to shielding its workforce. With the outbreak of the pandemic between February and March 2020, the Group reacted rapidly taking all the necessary measures both at Group and at company level in order to secure first and foremost its people and families.

A few numbers:

2,430

employees

13,500

hours of training

950,000 €

invested in safety equipments