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HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES VISITS PIRELLI PLANT IN CARLISLE TO CELEBRATE 50TH YEAR OF OPERATION

Carlisle, April 8, 2019 – Pirelli is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today visited its site in Carlisle, one of two Pirelli plants in the United Kingdom, to mark its 50th year of operation.

His Royal Highness was welcomed by HM Trade Commissioner for Europe, Andrew Mitchell, the Ambassador of Italy in the United Kingdom, Raffaele Trombetta, the Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, together with a number of senior managers and many Pirelli employees.

“It was a great honour to welcome His Royal Highness to our factory in Carlisle during this important anniversary year, and so celebrate the enduring and fruitful relationship between Pirelli and the United Kingdom. It will be a day that we will all long remember,” Mr. Tronchetti Provera said.

Of particular interest to His Royal Highness were Pirelli’s apprenticeship scheme and the company’s attention to sustainability issues. Through apprenticeships, Pirelli has provided skilled employment opportunities in the Carlisle area for more than 40 years.

With regard to sustainability, Carlisle works towards the achievement of the group’s global goals and has helped establish Pirelli as the recognized leader in the Auto Components Sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. This year the Group was also included on the CDP Climate A list for its efforts to counter climate change.

Pirelli Carlisle is a centre of excellence for SUV tyres, with a focus on the Premium and Prestige segments, which supplies both domestic and foreign markets. Together with the plant in Burton-on-Trent, which dates back to 1929, the company employs over 1,300 people in the UK, with Carlisle accounting for around 900.

Published on: 4 April 2019, 16:28 CET


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PIRELLI EARNS “GOLD CLASS” IN SUSTAINABILITY IN THE AUTO COMPONENTS SECTOR

February 2019 – Pirelli was awarded gold also this year in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2019.  The company was the only one worldwide  from the Auto Components sector to obtain a “Gold Class distinction” in the annual classification put together by RobecoSAM, the group which each year prepares the Dow Jones Sustainability Index by determining a company’s sustainability by analyzing its performance at the economic, environmental and social levels.

This recognition is in addition to Pirelli’s world leadership in the Automobiles & Components sector, achieved in 2018, on the basis of evaluations carried out by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones with a total score of 81 points compared with the sector median of 32 points.

Published on: 21 February 2019, 13:16 CET


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PIRELLI SUPPLIER AWARD 2018: SUPPLIERS AWARDED FOR INNOVATION, QUALITY OF SERVICE AND SUSTAINABILITY

PIRELLI FIRST AUTOMOTIVE COMPANY TO OBTAIN CONFIRMATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE UNI ISO 20400 RULE ON SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING

Sustainability, innovation and quality of service are the key elements which Pirelli maintained as essential for the Supplier Award 2018, the annual occasion when the Company awards 9 suppliers chosen from over 10,000 belonging to it global supply chain. The Supplier Awards reward those suppliers who shine for their ability to make the Pirelli supply chain even more sustainable and enhance qualitative excellence, making Pirelli’s products always more High Value, in line with the Group’s strategy.

The awards for the suppliers who distinguished themselves over the last year were today presented by the Chief Purchasing Officer, Matteo Battaini and the Chief Sustainability and Risk Governance Officer, Filippo Bettini, at a ceremony at Pirelli’s headquarters in Milan. The awards were given to nine suppliers in the areas of raw materials, services and machinery.

In the 2018 edition, the most frequently seen factors include innovation, quality of service and sustainability, which had its own specific award. Pirelli’s supply chain has been constructed to guarantee product innovation, process digitalization and long term competitiveness, where respect for the environment and attention to the value of people are considered a primary levers of growth.

Pirelli’s efforts towards a sustainable purchasing strategy were recognized by the confirmation that Pirelli’s supply system was in compliance with the UNI ISO 20400 rule, conferred in February 2018 by SGS Italia S.p.A. – among the leading companies at the world level for inspection, verification, analysis and certification services. Pirelli is thus the first company in the automotive world to have received this confirmation of compliance. The ISO 20400 constitutes the most important international guideline in the matter of supply chain sustainable governance, where the economic, social and environmental responsibility are integrated into the Company’s strategies, organization and purchasing processes.

The following are the suppliers that won awards at the 2018 edition of the Pirelli Supplier Award:

Glanzstoff Sicrem Spa (Italy), suppliers of textile reinforcements – awarded for criteria of “Quality” and “Speed” which was also received the prestigious Sustainability prize, which the company deserved because it produces rayon using only cellulose from plantations certified for sustainable agro-forestry management.

Published on: 31 August 2018, 14:56 CET

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