Articles of Association , Code of Ethics, procedures and regulations

Articles of Association

Through the Articles of Association, ANIMA Holding S.p.A. establishes the administration and control model adopted and defines the essential guidelines for the corporate bodies and the allocation of duties.

Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics is the document that lays down the standards and ethical values that guide the Group in the way of doing business. The company aims to work in compliance with the principles of accuracy, loyalty, integrity and transparency in the way it operates and in relating with employees, stakeholders and third parties. The Code also defines the rules to be observed with colleagues, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders of Group.
The commitments set forth in the Code are addressed to all those interfacing with the Group: customers, employees, consultants, suppliers, competitors and shareholders.

Procedures & regulations

The regulations and procedures adopted by ANIMA Holding S.p.A. in compliance with applicable legislation, the Corporate Governance Code for listed companies and national and international best practices are as follows:

From December 2019, pursuant to Art. 123-bis Lett. d-bis of the TUF and the Art. 2 and 8 of the Corporate Governance Code, ANIMA Holding S.p.A. has adopted the policy regarding the diversity in the composition of the Board of Directors and the Board of Statutory Auditors. The document is aimed at identifying, through guidelines and recommendations, the principles for an optimal qualitative-quantitative composition in terms of gender diversity, managerial and professional skills, age and seniority.

In addition, Anima Holding S.p.A. has adopted specific policies and procedures designed to comply with applicable laws, the Corporate Governance Code and the Company and industry’s regulatory framework. The policies and procedures are as follows:
  1. the whistleblowing policy defines and formalizes the principles adopted by the Company on the reporting by employees of suspected facts or behaviours which could represent a violation of the regulations governing company activities;
  2. the policy regarding the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing risk, which is required for the Group due to the operating activity of its subsidiaries (Anti-money laundering regulation, D.Lgs 231/07) and it is aimed at preserving the reliability, reputation and quality of customer relations. The Group has set up internal rules, procedures, monitoring, control systems and staff training in order to guarantee the compliance with current legislation.
  3. the policy concerning prevention and fight against corruption.