Introduction

Introduction

Introduction and report boundaries

The decision to draw up a Sustainability Report is consistent and in line with the urgency to respond to the major international issues addressed by the United Nations within the Millennium Development Objectives (MDGs), reference points for all organizations that, at various levels, wishes to address firmly the environmental and socio-economic challenges of our Planet.
For this purpose, we decided to be inspired by the approach proposed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), re-proposing, where possible, some specific guidelines.
In addition, aware of the multifaceted nature of our activities, the report is consistent with the approach of
the International Integrated Reporting Council (IICR), which identifies six essential capitals on which the company works: financial, production, social, intellectual, human, and environmental.

Notes on the methods

The report is drawn up in accordance with the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines of the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) updated according to the 2016 GRI 102-54.
The content Reporting Principles (Stakeholder Inclusiveness, Sustainability context, Materiality and Completeness) were applied, just as those concerning the quality of information (Balance, Comparability, Accuracy, Timeliness, Clarity, and Reliability) were met.
The instructions regarding the General Standard Disclosures called for by the GRI Framework were met: the main stakeholders with whom specific focus groups were organized were identified and a materiality matrix was developed.
The summary table, which can be found in the final pages of this Sustainability Report, links the issues covered in the document to specific performance indicators. GRI 102-55
The report, published in Italian and English, is available in the Sustainability page of the website www.ferrino.it and will be published every year. GRI 102-52
The team that made it possible to produce the report comprises:
Anna Ferrino, Augusto Rabajoli, Fabio Careggio, Maurizio Cisi and Monica Risso
CAPITALS ON WHICH TO WORK
The report, in its first edition, refers only to the activities carried out by Ferrino S.p.A. (GRI 102-1, GRI 102 45) at the San Mauro Torinese headquarters (GRI 102-3) in the 2018 GRI 102-50 fiscal year since - even if we are aware of the impacts generated across the supply chain - we have available partial measuring instruments for monitoring the entire supply chain.