"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.
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Pirelli's headcount at 31 December 2014 included 37,561 employees (37,979 in 2013 and 37,338 in 2012): net of the sale of the business of the steelcord facilities in Italy, Romania and Brazil - in December - the headcount showed a growth of 964 employees over the previous year, including 68 executives and white collar employees and 896 blue collar employees.
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*All figures in this section are expressed as Full Time Equivalents.
For more information about breakdown and fluxes of employees of the last three years, please visit the web version of the integrated Annual Report.