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Diversity and Inclusion

We respect diversity and avoid any form of unfair or unlawful discrimination in employment or occupation, promoting a culture where people recognize the value that a diverse and inclusive workforce brings.

Prysmian Group is committed to embracing all the differences in employees' age, gender, marital status, race or ethnicity, nationality, religion or other beliefs, sexual orientation, social and educational background, family and care responsibilities and any other form of diversity.
Consistent with the ILO Convention No. 111. Prysmian aims at creating a safe working environment, free from any direct or indirect and associative or individual discrimination, any sort of violence or harassment, either sexual or based on personal, political and cultural diversity.

In case any discrimination occurs, it will not be tolerated and actions will be taken. The aim of Prysmian Group is to make sure that all the employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness, and that they exhibit a conduct that reflects the values of the Group.

 

As underlined in its Group Policy on Health, Safety and Environment, Prysmian's duty is to ascertain that the working conditions of its employees respect health and safety standards, ensuring a safe working environment for all workers and employees.

As outlined in ILO Conventions No. 148, 155 and 176, the absence of disease and physical and mental elements affecting health, which are directly related to safety and hygiene at work, must be guaranteed.

In addition, also guaranteed must be the absence of noise, air pollution and vibration. Moreover, Prysmian commits to preventing any fatalities, injuries or ill health affecting workers or members of the public, or damaging the environment due to its operations.

 

Contracts must have written agreements on employment, containing agreed terms and conditions, including notice periods on both sides.

By following the ILO Convention No. 122, Prysmian guarantees the fullest possible opportunity for each worker to qualify for, and to use his/her skills and endowments in a job for which he/she is well suited.

Employees are guaranteed Prysmian will respect working hours set by national laws and industry standards, access to all the necessary facilities to create a pleasant working environment and holidays according to national legislation. Training is provided to all employees and the Group is committed to equality of access to development and education opportunities.

 

Freedom of association, Collective Bargaining and the employee voice

Prysmian commits to an open and constructive dialogue with its employees and their representatives. Adopting the ILO Convention No. 87, 98 and 154, employees can engage in collective bargaining according to the applicable national laws, as a way for determining the contractual working conditions and regulating the implementation of collective agreements.

 

Forced , Bonded and Compulsory Labor

 

Prysmian ensures voluntary employment for all its employees and eliminates any form of forced, bonded and compulsory labor, in accord with the ILO Convention No. 29 and 105. Banned forced labor also includes human trafficking, threatening workers with severe deprivations, such as withholding passports or other ID documents, food or land or wages, physical violence or sexual abuse, or bonding workers through debts.

 

Freedom of association, Collective Bargaining and the employee voice

Fair wages and equal compensation

 

Prysmian, in accord with the ILO Conventions No. 100 and 131, ensures a fair and equal remuneration to its employees and complies with national regulations on salary and any additional emoluments.

Employees are guaranteed with respect of minimum wage set by the relevant national law, if present, and are provided with all benefits which are legally required or agreed upon in their contract.

In case of overtime hours, employees are compensated according to the national established salary or, in those countries where such regulation does not exist, the compensation will be at least equal to their regular hourly pay.

The group is committed to gender equality and equal remuneration for male and female employees; male and female equal value of work is also ensured.

 

Prysmian Group adheres to the Global Compact, whose principles and spirit are reflected in the culture, values and practices of the group. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) values are deeply embedded in the Group’s DNA, inspiring its strategic priorities and influencing day-by-day behaviors.

Our Diversity

Headcount by Nationality

Nationality % Workforce % Management
US
16,9%
18,5%
IT
8,3%
18,3%
FR
8,2%
7,6%
DE
5,9%
5,3%
BR
5,8%
5,6%
MX
5,7%
2,8%
Subtotal
50,9%
58,2%
CN
4,9%
3,2%
ES
4,3%
5,2%
RO
4,3%
1%
GB
3,5%
5,0%
TR
2,7%
2,6%
OM
2,3%
0%
NL
2,2%
2,7%
CA
2,1%
1,7%
FI
2%
1,3%
HU
1,8%
0,8%
AU
1,5%
1,1%
TN
1,4%
0,2%
CZ
1,3%
0,8%
SK
1,2%
0,6%
AR
1,1%
1,3%
RU
1%
0,6%
Other
11,7%
13,6%
Total
100%
100%
People with disabilities Workforce
SOUTH EUROPE
3,4%
Central East EUROPE
2,9%
LATAM
1,8%
FOS
7,0%
MEAT
1,2%
PPL (Italy only)
1,4%
HQ
2,3%
CHINA
0,5%
NORTH EUROPE
0,3%
NORTH AMERICA
0,1%
OSEA
0,1%
Prysmian Group
1,6%
Female Male Prysmian Group
Below 30
3,4%
12,2%
15,6%
31-50
9,8%
44,2%
54%
Above 50
4,2%
26,2%
30,4%
Prysmian Group
17,4%
82,6%
100%