SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2019

CEFLA: CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT FOR VALUE ENHANCEMENT

“Creating value in time”.

This is the mission of Cefla Group and the spirit that fuels it towards future achievements every day – through product innovation, process evolution and the sharing of strategic approaches within its five Business Units. Cefla pursues its mission with a view to continuous improvement through the relentless, purposeful and systematic search for value creation.
In carrying out its mission, Cefla Group adheres to its signature values ever since its foundation.

TOGETHER

Cefla has always believed in “working together”, starting with its own legal form, which allows all those who work in the company to also be involved in the corporate governance.

LOCAL ROOTING

The link with its background and a deeply rooted presence in the territories of the markets in which it operates are essential values for the Group.

PASSION-FUELLED WORK

The Group’s greatest assets are its people who work passionately and skilfully every day to achieve the Group’s objectives.

INNOVATION AS COMPETITIVE LEVERAGE

At Cefla, innovation is deemed critical in terms of value generation and to secure a competitive edge over time.
Patents
20192018
Engineering23
Shopfitting9781
Finishing274273
Medical Equipment
315286
Lighting2721
715664
Design
20192018
Engineering00
Shopfitting812
Finishing119
Medical Equipment
8481
Lighting65
109107
Total
20192018
Tot. patents715664
Tot. design109107
824771

HUMAN CAPITAL

Cefla’s main focus is on human resources, since their expertise and skills grant a competitive leverage to companies operating in all sectors.
38
325

20% EMPLOYEES WORLD-WIDE

623
1.503

80% EMPLOYEES IN ITALY

584
1.828

EMPLOYEES BY GENDER

50
95
%

HIRED ON AN OPEN-ENDED BASIS

TRAINING HOURS DELIVERED

IN ITALY: 31.399

IN OTHER COUNTRIES: 7.874

As a cooperative company, Cefla’s legal form clearly influences its HR policy. All Group companies are committed to providing their employees with a safe and healthy work environment, through the adoption of equipment, machinery and systems that comply with the safety requirements of the currently applicable legislation.
Personal care, training and professional growth, wage strategies and internal involvement are all key areas which were thought to be of considerable importance when the HR policy to be adopted by Cefla was defined and updated.

NATURAL CAPITAL

The focus on the environment and the territory is a critically important value for a company like Cefla, which has always been concerned with ensuring the well-being of future generations. For this reason, the entire Group is committed to not only applying the highest standards in the field of environmental protection, but also pursuing continuous improvement of environment-related performance through the use of the best available technologies.

Each member of the Group is aware that environmental protection actions, once they are fully integrated in the corporate culture and core business of the organisation, can have a positive impact in terms of both sustainability and quality of the service offered.

Some of the actions initiated by the company in the environmental field include:

  • the adoption, by the Engineering BU, of an environmental management system compliant with the guidelines of the ISO 14001 standard and an energy management system compliant with the guidelines of the ISO 50001 standard, certified by an independent third-party organism;
  • the development of low ecological impact coating processes by the Finishing BU;
  • the creation, by the Medical BU, of digital radiology products, which can be used without the negative environmental impact typically associated with X-ray image development;
  • the development of autoclaves capable of recycling the water used in other operating cycles, again by the Medical Equipment BU;
  • the development of totally natural indoor growing products, without the use of chemicals to boost the growth of microgreens by the Shopfitting BU;
  • the almost exclusive use of easily reusable and/or recyclable materials – e.g.: steel, aluminium, wood, cardboard, etc. – in products and packaging of the Shopfitting BU.
71321
96.730
GJ

FUEL CONSUMPTION

3872
37.570
GJ

ELECTRIC POWER CONSUMPTION

2040
4.213
GJ

AUTO-PRODUCED ENERGY WITH PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS

5883
38.551
m3

WATER CONSUMPTION

5543
5.826
ton CO2e

EMISSIONS SCOPE 1

286
3.573
ton CO2e

EMISSIONS SCOPE 2 (LOCATION BASED)

270
320
ton

HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL

1358
1.830
ton

NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL

SHARE CAPITAL

The ability of an organisation to create value for itself is linked to the value that it creates for the other players in its target market. This value is determined by referring to a wide range of interactions, activities, relationships, causes and effects, in addition to those directly associated with changes in its financial capital.

In particular, Cefla’s approach to its corporate and relational capital depends on its ability to create and maintain solid relationships with members, customers and the community in general. All this with the aim of improving the well-being and competitive edge of the communities and background in which the Company lives and works.

OUTBOUND CONTRIBUTIONS

INBOUND GRANTS

TOTAL

3% COOPFOND

At the end of each year, Cefla pays 3% of its net income into the CoopFond mutuality fund

Main initiatives that we support

Charity
Solidarity
Inclusion
Professional guidance
Sistema Scuola Impresa Project
Sport
Healthcare
Scholarships