The Plan enhances the Group’s commitment to sustainability issues, with a view to continuous improvement of performance and reputation.
The Plan represents a further element that strengthens the Group’s competitiveness in participating in international tenders through business management consistent with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system.
The Plan clearly communicates the Group’s strategic guidelines in terms of sustainability to all its Stakeholders, sharing objectives, principles and values with a view to creating value for all Stakeholders in the medium to long term.
The Plan allows the definition and monitoring of sustainability objectives, to increase the sense of responsibility and motivation of the departments involved.
ASTM has further consolidated its commitment to fight climate change by integrating the 2030 emission reduction targets validated by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) in its financial strategy, by publishing the first Sustainability Linked Financing Framework. In this context Sustainability-Linked Bonds were issued for € 3 billion.
For more information, see the section Sustainable Finance.