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Snam and SDGs

SDGs

The community of states has approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, whose essential elements are 17 objectives (SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals), which aim to end poverty, to fight against inequality and to promote economic and social development. They also consider aspects of fundamental importance such as tackling climate change and building peaceful societies by the year 2030.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), officially known as the "2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" are a set of objectives (17) designed for global development and promoted by the United Nations.

The private sector can also contribute effectively and Snam is committed to make its own contribution. With reference to the strategy and integration of the SDGs in the business model, Snam is particularly active on objectives 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, while expressing its contribution to all. This happens by means of the Snam Foundation, which is particularly committed to objectives 1 , 4 and 3.

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To combat poverty and social exclusion by eliminating territorial differences

Snam’s commitment:
In 2017 Snam took an important step in transforming its social commitment by promoting the establishment of its own company Foundation. The Foundation is in contact with the territory, ready to intercept pathways to social innovation by implementing projects and initiatives and responding to social needs. Read about the activities of Snam Foundation.

 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To promote healthy lifestyles and strengthen prevention systems

Snam’s commitment:
Snam is a member of “Workplace Health Promotion”, an initiative promoted by the Lombardy Region composed of a pathway to best practices aimed at improving peoples’ lives. Snam is promoting the adoption of virtuous behaviour in the company involving proper diet, personal and social well-being, physical activity, road safety, sustainable mobility, combating the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and other addictive substances. In 2018 Snam made available to employees the possibility to attend seminars about well-being. 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
Promoting good health and well-being

Snam’s commitment:
Snam has always been committed to promoting occupational health, achieving important results, with the reduction, over the years, of workplace accidents. Reducing accidents not only helps to create a better working environment it also helps towards avoiding social costs for the community. Snam also promotes the health and well-being of employees through its own welfare system. Read about Snam's welfare system and the 2018 activities. 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
Guaranteeing accessibility, quality and continuity in training

Snam’s commitment:
In Snam, training plays a fundamental role in supporting the development of management and the company population. Snam launched a School-Work Alternation project to bring young people closer to the working world providing them with skills and know-how. Through the activities of the Snam Institute, a centre of excellence for training, the Company intends to develop skills, not only in the company but also outside of it, to strengthen corporate citizenship. Read about all the training activities promoted by Snam and the activities of Snam Foundation as the project "Con i bambini" about poor education . 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To guarantee gender equality

Snam’s commitment:
Diversity is considered an important aspect for the development of the company, specifically gender equality. Snam implements policies to support maternity and parenthood, with men and women benefitting equally. Snam is a contributing member of Valore D, a leading association of businesses which promote diversity, talent and female leadership. Read about Snam's data and initiatives in the webpage dedicated to Diversity

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:

To implement integrated water resource management in all levels of planning

Snam’s commitment:
Snam uses fresh water main for sanitary, fire safety and green-area irrigation purposes. Quantities are limited and managed rationally to avoid waste. Read about how Snam manages water in the dedicated page.

 

 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To increase energy efficiency and energy generation from renewable sources, thus avoiding or reducing the impact on cultural heritage and landscape

Snam’s commitment:
Snam is engaged in investments and actions to improve the energy efficiency of its plants.

In February 2018 it signed an agreement for the acquisition Tep Energy Solution (Tep) one of the leading Italian companies operating in the energy efficiency sector.

In 2018 the 37% of the electricity consumed by Snam was produced from renewable sources. Snam is also active in the development of the use of renewable Biomethane fuel. 

Read about it in the page Biomethane 

 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To increase sustainable and quality employment

Snam’s commitment:
Snam is a company that generates “good employment”, it carries out qualified and specialised activities throughout Italy (56% of employees have a technical diploma and 26% are graduates). 93% of personnel are on a permanent employment contract. At the end of the year, there were 41 part-time contacts and 185 apprenticeship contracts in force. During the year there were 33 workers under a staff leasing contract..

The School – Work Alternation project aims to guide young people and to strenghten relationships with the territories where the recruitment process is often more difficult.


 Read about it in the section in Valuing people 

 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To innovate processes and products and promote technology transfer

Snam’s commitment:
Snam creates quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructures built through always adopting the best technologies available. The Company recently launched Snam Global Solutions, which offers design, consulting and project management activities for the gas market. The aim is to globally develop the experience, distinctive skills and know-how of Snam, gained in its 75 years of operation and management of the entire gas infrastructure supply chain in Italy and Europe. Snam also envisages investments of at least €200 mln for the energy transition: biomethane, sustainable mobility and energy efficiency.

Read about it in the Snam's strategy

 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:

To combat all discrimination and promote respect for diversity

Snam’s commitment:
Snam respects everyone’s dignity and offers equal opportunities in every phase and every aspect of the employment relationship, avoiding all forms of discrimination based on sex, age, health, nationality, political opinion or religious views. Diversity is considered an asset to the Company and for its growth.

 

 Read about Snam's data and initiatives in the webpage dedicated to Diversity

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To regenerate cities, guaranteeing accessibility and ensuring sustainability of connections

Snam’s commitment:
Snam formed the Snam4Mobility company dedicated to the development of a sustainable mobility system through the construction, management and maintenance of CNG plants. In coming years Snam will invest to promote the development of compressed gas filling stations in Italy with the aim of creating over 250 distributors. The company’s commitment is also made explicit in the development of partnerships with car manufacturers to expand the range of natural gas vehicles.

Read about it in the webpage dedicated to Snam4Mobility 

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To dematerialise the economy by improving the efficiency of resource use and by promoting circular-economy mechanisms

Snam’s commitment:
Snam is committed to fostering the use of biomethane, making an important contribution to promoting an economic model based on sustainability and the circular use of resources.

 

Read about it in the page Biomethane  

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To decarbonise the economy

Snam’s commitment:
Natural gas is a fundamental resource in the strategy to decarbonised the economy. in addition to using natural gas as the main fuel, Snam is introducing energy management programmes and reducing the carbon footprint. Besides, Snam promotes the use of alternative forms such as liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas in maritime and land sectors and the use of biomethane. The target for 2025 is:

  • to reduce natural gas emissions by 25%, like for like, compared with 2016 figures;
Find more in Climate change 
SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To maintain the vitality of the seas and prevent impact on the marine and coastal environment

Snam’s commitment:
Snam uses sea water for cooling some plants in the Panigaglia (SP) regasification terminal. The water used is then returned to the sea untreated.

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To safeguard and improve the conservation status of species and habitats for terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems

Snam’s commitment:
Snam adopts the best practices in the construction of infrastructures designed to safeguard the territory and protect biodiversity and ecosystems. Specifically, following in-depth research and monitoring, recovery operations are carried out in the territories to maintain the natural balance and avoid any impact on the vegetation, water and existing ecosystems.

 

Read about it in Biodiversity

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To ensure legality and justice

Snam’s commitment:
Snam maintains and continuously reinforces its corporate governance system, aligning it with national and international best practices. The company also has an anti-corruption policy that takes its inspiration from the Code of Ethics.

The collaboration with Transparency International represents a significant step along the path that the company has for some time been taking in the prevention and combating of any form of corruption and unlawfulness.

Through an “ethics and integrity agreement” Snam extends its fundamental business ethics principles to all economic operators which aspire to directly or indirectly receiving the support of the company.

Read about it in the page dedicated to Ethic

SDGs

Some goals of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development:
To strengthen partnerships within the various sectors: Governance and transparency, Guidance, Health, Agriculture, Safeguarding the heritage, Private Sector.

Snam’s commitment:
Snam collaborates locally and nationally with the authorities, participating in numerous associations and committees by providing its skills and know-how to be able to participate in social innovation and sustainable development processes. In 2018, as part of Partner’s Day, Snam held a meeting of partners and stakeholders taking an in-depth look at the future scenarios of the world of energy.

 

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01 August 2019 - 17:34 CEST