GRI Human rights

GRI INDICATORS DESCRIPTION REPORTED GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLES CROSS-REFERENCE/DIRECT ANSWER
ASPECT: Investment and procurement practices
HR1. Core Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements and contracts that include clauses incorporating human rights concerns, or that have undergone human rights screening. fully  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 The majority of direct investments (excluding real estate) of the Group insurance companies where they bear the risk - that are represented by premiums paid by clients for all insurance contracts and liabilities for policyholders - are invested in accordance with the Ethical Guidelines of the Group which forbid investments in financial instruments issued by companies that do not respect the fundamental human rights.
Assets that were subject to negative screening were 49.8% of total assets under management.
HR2. Core Percentage of significant suppliers, contractors and other business partners that have undergone human rights screening, and actions taken.
fully 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
In 2013 no information on suppliers, contractors and other business partners that underwent human rights screening was available from the main countries where the Group operates.
HR3. Core Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained.
fully 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 In order to raise awareness about human rights among the employees, training on the existing Ethical Code was delivered via an e-learning course lasting an hour and involving almost 19,000 people around the world (almost 1/4 of the total workforce). In 2014 the Group has started rolling out an introductory training programme on the Code of Conduct – in which the issue of human rights is discussed in detail – which must be followed by all Group employees.
ASPECT: Non-discrimination
HR4. Core Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken. fully 1, 2, 6 In 2013, 14 reports related to human rights issues (discrimination) were presented, 6 of which are still pending.
The remaining reports were settled adopting appropriate disciplinary measures.
Further details will be available in 2016, when the process for reviewing and implementing the Group procedures to manage such issues will be completed.
ASPECT: Freedom of association and collective bargaining
HR5. Core Operations and significant suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights.
fully 1, 2, 3
ASPECT: Child labor
HR6. Core Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor.
fully 1, 2, 5
ASPECT: Forced and compulsory labor
HR7. Core Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor.
fully 1, 2, 4
ASPECT: Security practices
HR8. Additional Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations.
not
1, 2 Security services, that mainly concern night surveillance of the buildings, are provided by external organizations.
There are no evidence on training provided by them.
ASPECT: Indigenous rights
HR9. Additional Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous people and actions taken. not 1, 2 The risk of violations involving rights of indigenous people is not significant, when considering the insurancebanking activities of the Generali Group.
ASPECT: Assessment
HR10. Core Percentage and total number of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews and/or impact assessments. fully  
ASPECT: Remediation
HR11. Core Number of grievances related to human rights filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms. fully   In 2013, 14 reports related to human rights issues (all concerning cases of discrimination) were presented.
12 reports concerned Group employees' activities, half of which have been settled. The remaining 2 reports concerned agents' activities; both of them were settled during the year, one of which with the termination of the contract.
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