The Telecom Italia Group operates in compliance with the law and with universally accepted ethical principles, based on transparency, fairness and loyalty, and considered a fundamental condition for the success of the business. Furthermore, both internal and external activity are based on observance of the principles set out in the Code of Ethics understood to be a founding component of the Organizational Model and the internal control and risk management system.
All Group companies are strictly bound to comply with and adopt the principles contained in the Code of Ethics.
Telecom Italia's acting ethically is regulated by a series of policies, among others Human Rigths Policy, which, together with procedures, regulations and internal instructions, ensure that the behaviour of Group Companies and all addressees complies with the code's values.
On the topic of business ethics - from human rights to working standards, from environmental protection to the fight against corruption - the Group participates in a number of national and international organizations by undersigning numerous environmental and social commitments.
Since 2002 it has been a member of Global Compact, the global pact promoted by the UN, proposed by Kofi Annam to support these issues throughout the world.
Telecom Italia also ensures a channel for reports of any event that could violate the principles contained in the Code of Ethics and in the Human Ritgts Policy. All reports are taken into consideration, analysed and dealt with.