"The Pirelli Group recognizes the crucial importance of human resources, in the belief that the key to success in any business is the professional input of the people that work for it in a climate of fairness and mutual trust. The Pirelli Group safeguards health, safety and industrial hygiene in the workplace, both through management systems that are continually improving and developing and by promoting an approach to health and safety based on prevention and the effective handling of occupational risk. The Pirelli Group consider respect for workers' rights as fundamental to the business. Working relationships are managed placing particular emphasis on equal opportunity, on furthering each person's career development, and on turning their diversity to account by creating a multi-cultural working environment."
(Ethical Code – "Human Resources").
The above-mentioned principles are reiterated in the "Social Responsibility Group Policy for Occupational Health, Safety and Rights, and the Environment". The commitments taken by Pirelli through this Policy reflect not only the contents of the regulations above but also the SA8000® prescriptions , which for years has been the benchmark for Group social responsibility, and the United Nations Global Compact, of which Pirelli has been a member since 2004.
|Employees' statistics||Health and Safety||Diversity Management||Selection, Training & Development||Dialogue and Initiatives|
The headcount at December 31, 2011 was 34,259 employees (29,573 in 2010 and 29,570 in 2009), including the acquisition of 2,772 employees at the Kirov, Russia plant in December 2011. The social and environmental performance of the Kirov plant has not been considered in this report since the plant was not included in Pirelli scope during 2011. Its performance will be accounted for in the Sustainability Report beginning in 2012.
On a comparable basis, the headcount at December 31, 2011 was 31,487. The following table reflects their distribution on four continents.
|BREAKDOWN OF EMPLOYEES BY CATEGORY|
|2011||EXECUTIVE||WHITE COLLARS||BLUE COLLARS||TOTAL|
|Acquisition of Kirov Russia plant||2,772|
For more information about breakdown and fluxes of employees, go to the OnLine Report.