Maison DANNY WISE s.r.l., (hereinafter also the “Company”) has as its mission to have a leading role in the panorama of Fashion and Luxury, through the high quality and refinement of the products as well as the care and attention to the needs of a clientele cosmopolitan in continuous evolution, pursuing excellence, in a continuous dialogue between passion and experience, through:
• Innovation and creativity
• Differentiation and selection
• Flexibility and efficiency
• Continuity, quality and sustainability
• Centrality of the Consumer
in full compliance with the ethical principles of correctness, loyalty and transparency.
Maison DANNY WISE s.r.l., and the companies controlled by it pursuant to art. 2359, paragraphs 1 and 2, cod. civ. and art. 26 of Legislative Decree 127/1991 (hereinafter the “MAISON”) represent an international reality that operates in a multiplicity of institutional, economic, political, social and cultural contexts in continuous and rapid evolution.
All of MAISON’s activities are carried out in compliance with the law, in a framework of fair competition, with honesty, integrity, fairness and good faith, in compliance with the legitimate interests of customers, employees, commercial and financial partners and the communities in which MAISON is present with its activities.
All those who work in and for MAISON, without distinction or exception, are committed to observing and enforcing these principles within the scope of their functions and responsibilities. In no way can the conviction of acting for the benefit or in the interest of MAISON justify the adoption of behaviors in contrast with these principles.
For the complexity of the situations in which the MAISON operates, it is important to clearly define the set of values that MAISON recognizes, accepts and shares and the set of responsibilities that MAISON assumes internally and externally. For this reason, this “Code of Ethics” (hereinafter, the “Code”) has been prepared, which contains a set of principles and rules whose observance by the recipients is of fundamental importance for the proper functioning, reliability and the reputation of the MAISON.
The Code of Ethics, also prepared pursuant to and for the purposes of Legislative Decree 231/2001, aims to imprint the works with correctness, fairness, integrity, loyalty and professional rigor behaviors and the way of working both in the internal relations of MAISON and in relations with external subjects, focusing on compliance with the laws and regulations of the countries in which MAISON operates, in addition to compliance with company procedures.
The Board of Directors of DANNY WISE, adapting to the most advanced corporate governance standards, adopts the Code in order to sanction the aforementioned ethical principles.
MAISON carefully monitors compliance with the Code of Ethics, providing adequate information, prevention and control tools and ensuring the transparency of the operations and behaviors put in place, intervening, if necessary, with corrective actions and adequate sanctions.
MAISON ensures the widest dissemination of the Code of Ethics to all recipients and to the general public, also by posting it on the website www.dannywise.com
1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES
1.1 Scope of application and recipients of the Code
The Code applies to all MAISON companies, in Italy and abroad, and is therefore binding on the behavior of all “Recipients”, without prejudice to the mandatory provisions of law applicable to individual MAISON companies.
“Recipients” are defined as all the subjects to whom the rules of this Code of Ethics apply, and who are identified:
• in the directors and members of the corporate bodies of all the companies of MAISON, in the general managers as well as in any other person in a top position, meaning any person who holds representative, administrative or management functions or exercises, even de facto, the management and control of the company or one of its units or divisions (the “Company Representatives”);
• in all employees of MAISON companies, including temporary or part-time workers and workers similar to these (the “Employees”);
• in all those who, directly or indirectly, permanently or temporarily, establish relationships and relationships with MAISON itself, or, in any case, work to pursue its objectives, in all the countries in which MAISON operates (the “Collaborators”);
In their relations with MAISON they are also required to comply with the rules of this Code – in the parts applicable to them – all those who, permanently or temporarily, provide – in any form – goods and / or services to MAISON companies (the “Suppliers”).
All Recipients are required to know the Code of Ethics, to observe its provisions both in relations between them (so-called internal relations) and in relations with third parties (so-called external relations), to actively contribute to its implementation and to report any shortcomings to the competent reference function.
All the actions, transactions and negotiations carried out and, in general, the behaviors put in place by the employees of MAISON and more generally by the Recipients in the performance of their work or services performed in favor of and / or towards MAISON are therefore inspired by the utmost correctness from the point of view of management, the completeness and transparency of the information, the legitimacy under the formal and substantive aspect and the clarity and truth in the accounting records in accordance with current regulations and internal procedures.
• it is up to the Company Representatives to give substance to the values and principles contained in the Code, taking on responsibilities internally and externally and strengthening the trust, cohesion and spirit of MAISON.
• The members of the Boards of Directors, in setting business strategies and objectives, in proposing investments and carrying out projects, as well as in any decision or action relating to the management of MAISON companies, are inspired by the principles contained in the Code.
• the employees of MAISON, with due respect for the law and regulations in force, adapt their actions and behavior to the principles, objectives and commitments envisaged by the Code.
In order to keep faith with the principles contained in this Code of Ethics, a reporting system is envisaged through which “Company Representatives”, “Employees” and “Collaborators” should they recognize any illegal conduct or having as object the violation of this Code Ethics, submit to the Ethics Committee referred to in point 1.6 below, in order to protect the integrity of the entity, detailed reports of unlawful conduct based on precise and consistent factual elements, of which they have become aware due to the functions performed .
Reports will be duly investigated ensuring their confidentiality.
The Company undertakes to ensure adequate forms of protection for whistleblowers by establishing the prohibition of retaliation or discriminatory acts, direct or indirect, against the whistleblower for reasons connected, directly or indirectly, to the report.
In any case, any retaliatory or discriminatory measures and dismissal taken against the whistleblower for reasons connected directly or indirectly to the report, are null and void.
1.2 Commitments of MAISON DANNY WISE
The Company ensures, also through the designation of specific internal functions:
• the maximum dissemination of the Code among the MAISON companies and its effective application by the latter, also by inserting, in the respective contracts, specific clauses establishing the obligation to observe its provisions;
• the updating of the Code in order to adapt it to the evolution of civil sensitivity, of the corporate context and of the regulations of relevance to the Code itself;
• carrying out checks on any news of violation of the rules of the Code;
• the assessment of the facts and the consequent implementation, in the event of an ascertained violation, of adequate sanctions;
• that no one may be subjected to reprisals of any kind for having provided news of possible violations of the Code or of the reference standards.
1.3 Obligations of Employees
Each Employee is required to know the rules contained in the Code and the reference rules that regulate the activity carried out in the context of his / her function. MAISON employees are obliged to:
• refrain from conduct contrary to these rules;
• contact their superiors and / or the Ethics Committee in case of need for clarification on the methods of application of the same;
• promptly report to their superior and / or to the Ethics Committee any news, directly detected or reported by others, regarding possible violations of them as well as any request that has been made to violate them.
1.4 Obligations for the Heads of Company Units and Functions
Each Head of a Company Unit or Function (by this we mean any person who exercises, even de facto, the management and / or control of a company unit or division) has the obligation to:
• to conform one’s conduct to the principles set out in this Code and to the reference procedures, and to demand compliance by the Employees and Collaborators. For the purposes of this Code, each manager supervises the Employees and Collaborators subject to their management, coordination or control and adopts the necessary measures in order to prevent violations of this Code;
• work to ensure that Employees and Collaborators understand that compliance with the rules of the Code, as well as with the procedures and safety standards, is an essential part of the quality of the work performed, and that the relative violation may constitute a breach of contract and / or a disciplinary offense, in accordance with current legislation;
• carefully select internal and external collaborators to the extent of their competence to prevent assignments from being entrusted to people who do not fully rely on their commitment to observe the rules of the Code and procedures;
• take immediate corrective measures when required by the situation, as well as implement and promote the adoption of suitable measures to avoid the repetition of violations;
• promptly report to the Ethics Committee his findings as well as any news reported to him by his collaborators regarding potential or current violations of this Code by any Employee or Collaborator.
1.5 Validity of the Code towards third parties
• All Recipients, by reason of their skills, in the context of relations with external parties, must:
• adequately inform them about the commitments and obligations imposed by the Code;
• demand compliance with the obligations that directly concern their business;
• adopt the appropriate internal and, if within its competence, external initiatives, in the event of non-fulfillment by third parties of the obligation to comply with the rules of the Code.
1.6 Reference Body for the application of the Code
The Body of Reference for the application of the Code is the Ethics Committee composed of the Director of Human Resources, the Director of Legal Affairs and the Internal Audit of MAISON, with the task of examining the news of possible violations and promoting the investigations and the most appropriate checks, making use
of the competent structures of MAISON. Consequently, it will have the task of evaluating and communicating to the corporate and control bodies competent for the nature and gravity of the violation the results of the checks for the adoption of the corrective measures to be taken. The Ethics Committee is also the point of reference for interpreting relevant aspects of the Code.
1.7 Contractual value of the Code
Compliance with the rules of the Code must be considered an essential part of the obligations of the Employees of the MAISON Companies, also pursuant to and for the purposes of art. 2104 of the Civil Code.
The violation of the rules of the Code may constitute a breach of the primary obligations of the employment relationship or a disciplinary offense, with all legal consequences, also with regard to preservation of the employment relationship and may lead to actions for compensation for damages caused by the same violation.
For non-employee Recipients (eg collaborators, suppliers, partners), observance of the Code is a prerequisite for the continuation of the existing commercial, professional or collaborative relationship with MAISON.
2.CONDUCT IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
2.1 Business management in general
The MAISON in business relations is inspired by the principles of loyalty, correctness, transparency, efficiency and openness to the market.
Recipients who act in the name or on behalf of MAISON itself, are required in the business relationships of interest of MAISON and in relations with the Public Administration to conduct ethical and law-abiding behavior, based on maximum transparency, clarity, correctness and efficiency.
In commercial or promotional relations and relations, the Recipients are also required to behave in line with the company policies of MAISON, which can never be translated, even if aimed at pursuing the corporate purpose, into acts contrary to the law, current legislation or corporate procedures adopted. with reference to the individual functions.
2.2 Gifts, presents and other benefits
In relations with Customers, Suppliers and third parties in general including Public Officials, offers or concessions, direct or indirect, even on induction, of money, gifts or benefits of any kind in a personal capacity tending to obtain undue advantages are not allowed – real or apparent – of any kind (e.g. gifts, promises of economic advantages, favors, recommendations, promises of job offers …) or in any case aimed at acquiring or reserving preferential treatment in the conduct of any activity connected to the Company.
In any case, acts of commercial courtesy are permitted, provided they are of modest value and carried out in compliance with any applicable legislation, and in any case, such as not to compromise the integrity and reputation and not to affect the Recipient’s independence of judgment.
The Recipient who receives gifts, beyond the limits of normal courtesy and not of modest value, must refuse them and immediately inform his superior and / or the Supervisory Body.
2.3 Conflict of Interest
Recipients must avoid situations and / or activities that could lead to conflicts of interest with those of MAISON or that could interfere with their ability to make impartial decisions, in safeguarding the best interest of the same.
By way of example, and not exhaustively, there is a conflict of interest in the event of:
• co-interest (overt or hidden, direct or indirect) of the Recipient in the activities of suppliers, customers, competitors and, in any case, with external parties who seek to enter into business with MAISON;
• exploitation of one’s functional position for the pursuit of interests in contrast with those of MAISON;
• use of information acquired in carrying out work activities for one’s own benefit or that of third parties and in any case in contrast with those of MAISON;
• taking on corporate offices or carrying out work activities, of any kind and also indirectly, with customers, suppliers, competitors and third parties in general in conflict with the interests of MAISON.
• taking on corporate offices or carrying out work activities, of any kind and also indirectly, with customers, suppliers, competitors and third parties in general in conflict with the interests of MAISON.
• purchase or sale of shares (of MAISON or external companies) when, in relation to one’s work, one is aware of relevant information not yet in the public domain. In any case, the negotiation of MAISON company securities by relevant persons must always be carried out with absolute transparency and fairness and respecting the market information requirements provided for by law;
• Assumption of positions as mediator, business finder or other intermediary on behalf of third parties in transactions concerning MAISON or its interests.
• If the Recipient is faced with a situation of conflict, even potential, with the interests of MAISON, the Recipient must immediately notify his superior and, in the most important cases, the Supervisory Body, and refrain from any activity related to the situation that is the source of the conflict.
• In relations between MAISON and third parties, the Recipients must act according to ethical and legal rules, with an explicit prohibition of resorting to illegitimate favoritism, collusive practices, corruption or solicitation of personal advantages for themselves or for others
• This is without prejudice to the rules on conflicts of interest of members of corporate bodies pursuant to the law.
• The Recipients must also avoid situations and / or activities that are in contrast with the regulations referred to in Legislative Decree 231/2001 and subsequent amendments and additions.
2.4 Selection and contractual relationships with Suppliers
The selection of Suppliers and the formulation of the conditions for the purchase of goods and services for MAISON companies is inspired by respect for the values of competition, objectivity, fairness, impartiality, fairness in the price, quality of the goods and / or service, respect for ethical principles of health and safety protection and respect for the environment, carefully evaluating the assistance guarantees and the panorama of offers in general
The purchasing processes must be based on the search for the maximum competitive advantage for MAISON and on loyalty and impartiality towards each Supplier in possession of the required requisites. Furthermore, the collaboration of suppliers must be pursued in constantly ensuring the satisfaction of the needs of MAISON customers in terms of quality and delivery times.
The stipulation of a contract with a Supplier must always be based on extremely clear relationships, avoiding, where possible, the assumption of contractual obligations that involve forms of dependence on the contracting Supplier. Each contract must contain a specific clause with which the Supplier undertakes to punctually and fully comply with the principles of this Code, under penalty of the Company’s right to terminate the relationship and take action for compensation for any damages.
Furthermore, in order to guarantee respect for the person, MAISON, in the choice of Suppliers (especially in “at risk” countries, defined as such by recognized organizations), is inspired by criteria that guarantee workers respect for fundamental rights, principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination, as well as the protection of safety and health in the workplace, requiring not to adopt production practices that could cause damage to the health of workers (“sandblasting”, etc.) and prohibiting them from any form of forced labor or juvenile
To ensure compliance with these requirements, MAISON reserves the right to carry out inspections of suppliers in order to ensure the professionalism and integrity necessary for the continuation of collaboration relationships.
2.5 Relations with customers and protection of competition
MAISON pursues its success on international markets by offering high quality products and services at competitive conditions and in compliance with the rules set up to protect competition in the countries in which it operates and refrains from putting in place and / or from encourage behavior that can integrate forms of unfair competition.
Maison DANNY WISE s.r.l., bases the company activity and the conduct of business on quality, understood not only as the value of the product, but also as attention to the particular needs of customers, on professionalism, on the availability and timeliness of the response of commercial requests and on the timely examination of complaints, for the full satisfaction of its customers.
Each Recipient, in the context of relations with customers and in compliance with internal procedures, must promote maximum customer satisfaction by providing, among other things, exhaustive and accurate information on the products and services provided to them, in order to facilitate choices. aware.
2.6 Protection of intellectual property
MAISON ensures compliance with the internal, community and international rules set up to protect industrial and intellectual property.
Recipients promote the correct use, for any purpose and in any form, of trademarks, distinctive signs and all intellectual property of a creative nature, including computer programs and databases, to protect property and moral rights. of the author. It is forbidden to carry out any conduct aimed, in general, at counterfeiting, alteration, duplication, reproduction or dissemination, in any form and without the right of the work of others.
2.7 Prevention of money laundering
The Recipients, in the context of the various relationships established with MAISON, must not, in any way and under any circumstances, be involved in events related to money laundering from criminal activities or the receipt of goods or other benefits of illicit origin.
Before establishing relationships or entering into contracts with suppliers and other partners in business relations, each MAISON company and / or collaborators must ensure, on the basis of the information available, about the moral integrity, reputation and good name of the counterpart.
It is mandatory to comply with all national and international regulations and provisions regarding the fight against money laundering
2.8 Correct use of company assets
Each Recipient is responsible for the protection and correct use of MAISON’s assets, material and otherwise, including confidential information and IT and network resources, and has the duty to promptly inform the structures in charge of any threats or harmful events for the MAISON.
In particular, each Recipient must:
• work diligently to protect company assets, through responsible behavior and in line with the operating procedures set up to regulate their use;
• avoid improper use of company assets for purposes contrary to mandatory rules of law, public order or morality, as well as to commit or induce the commission of crimes and / or in any case to racial intolerance, exaltation of violence or violation of human rights;
• obtain the necessary authorizations in the event of use of the asset outside the company environment.
The use of company assets for any purpose outside the company activity can cause serious damage (economic, image, competitiveness, etc.) to the MAISON with the aggravating circumstance that improper use can lead to potential penalties for the same. criminal and administrative for any offenses and the need to take disciplinary measures against the recipients.
The growing dependence on information technology requires ensuring the availability, security, integrity and maximum efficiency of data on the MAISON transmitted or stored electronically.
Each Recipient is therefore required to:
• not to send threatening and insulting e-mail messages, not to resort to obscene or low-level language, not to make inappropriate or undesirable comments, which may cause offense to the person and / or damage to the corporate image and which in any case constitute a violation of MAISON values and policies such as, for example, sexual, racial harassment and other forms of discrimination;
• avoid spamming or “chains of St. Anthony” that can generate traffic of data / information / processes within the company telematic network such as to significantly reduce the efficiency of the network with negative impacts on productivity;
• not to browse internet sites with indecent and offensive content or, a fortiori, pornographic or otherwise unacceptable or contrary to the laws and common morals;
• scrupulously adopt the provisions of corporate security policies, in order not to compromise the functionality and protection of the information systems;
• avoid loading borrowed or unauthorized software on corporate systems and never make unauthorized copies of licensed programs for personal, corporate or third party use.
Traceability. Integrity of documentation
A. Each Recipient must keep, in compliance with company procedures, adequate documentation of each operation carried out, in order to be able to proceed at any time to verify the reasons and characteristics of the operation in the authorization, execution, registration and verification phases of the operation itself.
B. All financial reports, accounting reports, research progress reports, sales reports, time sheets and any other documents relating to the activities and organization of MAISON must accurately and clearly reflect the relevant facts and the true nature of each operation.
C. Any document, in any form whatsoever and of any content that is incorrect, incomplete or untrue, is contrary to company policy and will therefore be considered unacceptable.
Travel and Entertainment
D. Travel and entertainment must be compatible with business needs. It is MAISON’s intent to ensure that Employees and, more generally, Recipients, do not obtain unjustified or illegitimate advantages or suffer damage or economic loss as a result of travel or business entertainment. They are therefore required to use MAISON money and handle it with the same care and caution with which they would spend their own.
When an expense report is presented, reasonable, effective and authorized expenses will be reimbursed, according to the rules contained in the specific company procedures. Receipts must always be requested and personal and business expenses must be separated in all circumstances.
D. Confidential information
MAISON documents and confidential information (including projects, proposals, strategies, negotiations, understandings, commitments, agreements, contracts being finalized, products not yet placed on the market, research results, financial projections and customer lists) may be disclosed or communicated externally only in compliance with company procedures.
The confidential information obtained as Recipient cannot be used for the personal advantage of Employees or Recipients or other subjects associated or related to them. The use of such information for personal purposes includes making a profit (a) by operating or providing information to others in order to operate on the stock market on the shares of MAISON companies or (b) acquiring any interest.
MAISON conducts its business activities with the aim of ensuring product quality and sustainability, integrating economic, ethical, social and environmental requirements into its activities in order to safeguard the environment and the community for present and future generations.
DANNY WISE srl, considering the environment as the heritage of the community, promotes its protection and safeguarding, encouraging and promoting corporate behaviors aimed at reducing the environmental impact, also through the reduction of energy consumption, the limitation of atmospheric emissions and the reduction of waste and waste. MAISON is therefore committed to achieving objectives aimed at eliminating the use and release of dangerous chemicals in production processes and not contributing to deforestation in the supply of packaging and leather. Maison DANNY WISE carries out public communication activities on the actions taken to achieve these objectives, making the results obtained transparent.
It should be noted that MAISON pays particular attention to the trade of raw materials deriving from species subject to the “Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora”, making the production and marketing of its products compliant with current legislation.
2.10 Animal mistreatment
MAISON, in the procurement of raw materials of animal origin (such as feathers, down, leather and the like), requires its collaborators and suppliers to ensure that these materials have not been obtained through cruel breeding and / or harvesting practices. , repudiating mistreatment and other harmful activities.
3. RELATIONS WITH THE OUTSIDE
3.1 Relations with the Supervisory Authorities and Control Bodies
MAISON undertakes to fully and scrupulously comply with the rules dictated by the Supervisory Authorities and by the Control Bodies for compliance with current legislation, as well as to base its relations with the aforementioned Bodies on the utmost collaboration in full compliance with their institutional role, committing to promptly execute their prescriptions.
3.2 Relations with Parties, Trade Unions and Associations
Relations with political parties, trade unions and other associations with interests are held by the Company Representatives authorized to do so or by the persons delegated by them, in compliance with the rules of this Code, as well as the bylaws and special laws, with particular regard to to the principles of impartiality and independence.
MAISON does not make direct or indirect contributions to political parties, or to their representatives or candidates, and refrains from any direct or indirect pressure on politicians (for example, through the acceptance of recommendations for recruitment, consultancy contracts, etc.).
Each Employee must recognize that any form of involvement in political activities takes place on a personal basis, in their own free time, at their own expense and in compliance with the laws in force.
Furthermore, MAISON does not make contributions to organizations with which a conflict of interest may arise (such as trade unions, consumer protection associations or environmentalists). Strictly institutional forms of cooperation are possible when: the purpose is attributable to the MAISON mission or is attributable to projects of public interest; the allocation of resources is clear and documentable; there is an express authorization from the relevant corporate functions.
3.3 Relations with Public Institutions
Relations with Public Bodies and Bodies, necessary for the development of MAISON’s corporate programs, are reserved exclusively for the corporate functions delegated to do so, in compliance with the rules of this Code, as well as the statute and special laws, having particular regard to principles of correctness, transparency and efficiency.
Relationships must be based on the utmost transparency, clarity, correctness and such as not to lead to partial, distorted, ambiguous or misleading interpretations and / or evaluations by the public institutional subjects with whom relations are maintained for various reasons.
3.4 Relations with the mass media
Communication plays a decisive role in enhancing the image of the MAISON. Therefore, relations between MAISON and the mass media belong only to the specifically designated company functions, and must be carried out in accordance with the policy, strategies and communication tools defined by the corporate bodies, as well as with the laws, rules and practices. of professional conduct.
The information to the outside is inspired by criteria of truthfulness and transparency and it is absolutely forbidden to disclose false information.
In general, the employees of the companies of MAISON DANNY WISE cannot provide information to representatives of the mass media or undertake to provide it without the authorization of the competent functions.
3.5 Protection of personal data
In carrying out its activities, in order to guarantee the protection of personal data, MAISON undertakes to process the same in compliance with the reference regulations and in particular in compliance with the following criteria: transparency towards the subjects to whom the data refer, lawfulness and correctness of the processing, relevance of the processing to the declared and pursued purposes, guarantee of security of the data processed.
“Personal data” is any information relating to a natural person, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
4. COMPANY INFORMATION
Every action, operation or transaction must be correctly recorded in the company accounting system according to the criteria indicated by the law and the applicable accounting principles, and must also be duly authorized, verifiable, legitimate, consistent and congruous.
In order for the accounting to meet the requirements of truthfulness, completeness and transparency of the recorded data, adequate and complete supporting documentation of the activity carried out must be kept for each operation, in order to allow:
• accurate accounting registration;
• the immediate identification of the characteristics and reasons underlying the transaction itself;
• the easy formal and chronological reconstruction of the operation;
• verification of the decision-making, authorization and implementation process, as well as the identification of the various levels of responsibility.
Each Employee works, to the extent of his / her competence, to ensure that any fact relating to the management of the Company is correctly and promptly recorded in the accounts. Each accounting entry must exactly reflect the results of the supporting documentation. Therefore, it will be the task of the staff responsible for this to ensure that the documentation is easily available and ordered according to logical criteria.
The circulation of information within the Company, for the purposes of preparing the financial statements and in order to ensure a clear and truthful representation of the Company’s economic, equity and financial situation, must take place in compliance with the principles of truthfulness, completeness and transparency, in compliance with of the autonomy of the Company and of the specific areas of activity
5. PERSONNEL POLICIES
4.1 Human resource management
Human resources are an indispensable element for the existence of the company. The dedication and professionalism of the employees are fundamental values and conditions for its success.
MAISON is committed to developing the skills and competences of each employee so that the energy and creativity of individuals find full expression in the achievement of the common corporate objectives.
II MAISON offers all employees the same opportunities for professional growth, making sure that everyone can enjoy equal treatment based on criteria of merit, without any discrimination. The competent functions must:
• adopt criteria of merit, competence, and assessment of individual skills and potential, and in any case strictly professional, for any decision relating to an employee;
• provide for the selection, hire, training, remuneration and management of employees without any discrimination;
• oversee the work environment so that personal characteristics cannot give rise to discrimination.
Each Recipient must actively collaborate to maintain a climate of mutual respect for the dignity and reputation of each one.
The MAISON therefore opposes any behavior or attitude that is discriminatory, oppressive or harmful to the person, his beliefs and preferences.
Furthermore, any form of forced or child labor is repudiated.
MAISON protects and safeguards the dignity, freedom, equality of its employees and the protection of work in terms of pay, hours and working conditions.
Any violation of the provisions of this article must be immediately reported to the Human Resources
4.2 Health and safety
The MAISON is committed to spreading and consolidating the culture of safety, developing awareness of risks, promoting responsible behavior by all employees collaborators and working to preserve, especially with preventive actions, the health and safety of workers.
The activities of the MAISON are carried out in full compliance with the current legislation on prevention and protection; operational management must refer to advanced criteria of environmental protection and energy efficiency, pursuing the improvement of health and safety conditions in the workplace. The MAISON also undertakes to guarantee the protection of working conditions in the protection of the psycho-physical integrity of the worker, respecting his moral personality, avoiding that this is subjected to illegal conditioning or undue inconvenience.
In particular, the fundamental principles and criteria on the basis of which decisions, of all types and at all levels, regarding health and safety at work are made, can be identified as follows:
a) avoid risks;
b) assess the risks that cannot be avoided;
c) combat risks at source;
d) adapting work to man, in particular with regard to the design of workplaces and the choice of work equipment and methods of work and production, in particular to mitigate monotonous and repetitive work and to reduce the effects of these works on health;
a) take into account the degree of technical evolution;
b) replace what is dangerous with what is not dangerous or less dangerous;
c) planning prevention, aiming at a coherent complex that integrates the technique, work organization, working conditions, social relations and the influence of factors in the work environment into the same;
d) giving priority to collective protection measures over individual protection measures;
e) give adequate instructions to workers.
These principles are used by MAISON to take the necessary measures to protect the safety and health of workers, including the prevention of occupational risks, information and training, as well as the preparation of an organization and the necessary means.
4.3 Sexual harassment
MAISON does not tolerate sexual harassment, meaning as such: the subordination of salary or career prospects to the acceptance of sexual favors; proposals for private interpersonal relationships, conducted despite an expressed or reasonably evident dislike, which have the ability, in relation to the specificity of the situation, to disturb the recipient’s serenity.
4.4 Abuse of alcohol and drugs
MAISON requires that each employee personally contribute to maintaining the work environment respectful of the sensitivity of others. Therefore, the following will be considered illegal behaviors: to serve under the effects of alcoholic substance abuse, narcotic substances or substances having a similar effect; consume or transfer drugs for any reason during the course of work.
In consideration of the desire to create a healthy and comfortable environment for its employees and visitors, MAISON has generally provided for a ban on smoking in the workplace.
4.6 Respect for differences
In conducting the business of MAISON, employees must respect the dignity and rights of individuals without distinction. It is MAISON’s policy and value not to exercise any discrimination against employees and to observe the principle of equal employment opportunities without distinction of age, sex, race, religion, color, physical handicap, citizenship, marital status or sexual orientation. No form of bullying will be tolerated.
5. TRANSPARENCY OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION AND INTERNAL CONTROLS
5.1 Transparency of accounting
MAISON is aware of the importance of truth, transparency, accuracy, completeness and compliance with current regulations of accounting information.
To this end, it equips itself with administrative-accounting systems capable of correctly representing management events and providing the tools to identify, prevent and manage, as far as possible, risks of a financial and operational nature, as well as fraud to the detriment of MAISON.
• all the activities and actions carried out and carried out by the Recipients as part of their work must be verifiable;
• accounting transparency is based on the truth, accuracy, completeness and reliability of the documentation of management events and the related accounting records;
• each Recipient is required to collaborate so that the management facts are correctly and promptly represented in the accounts;
• for each operation, adequate supporting documentation of the activity carried out is kept on file, in order to allow easy accounting registration, identification of the different levels of responsibility as well as accurate reconstruction of the operation;
• each entry must reflect exactly what is shown in the supporting documentation.
Recipients who become aware of omissions, falsifications, alterations, incompleteness or negligence of the information and supporting documentation are required to report the facts to their superior and to the Ethics Committee.
5.2 Internal control system
MAISON deems fundamental the diffusion at all levels of its organization of a corporate culture aware of the importance of an efficient internal control system, understood as a process aimed at facilitating the achievement of company objectives, safeguarding resources, preventing business risks, to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, to prepare reliable, truthful and correct financial statements and financial data.
In particular, the internal control system must favor the achievement of company objectives and must therefore be oriented towards improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the production and management processes.
All Recipients, within the scope of the functions performed, are responsible for the correct functioning of the control system.
6 ADOPTION, EFFECTIVENESS AND MODIFICATIONS
This Code of Ethics is adopted with immediate effect by resolution of the Board of Directors of Maison DANNY WISE s.r.l., on 01 January 2021.
Any update, modification or revision to this Code of Ethics must be approved by the Board of Directors of DANNY WISE s.r.l.
Each Company of MAISON will, with a specific resolution of the Board of Directors or of the corporate administrative bodies appointed to do so, to take note of the adoption of this Code by the MAISON Chief Company and its approval, with any necessary adaptation to local regulations. applicable from time to time.
The communications and reports provided for by this Code must be addressed:
(i) by post:
To the kind attention of the Ethics Committee c / o Legal and Corporate Affairs Department
Via S.Caterina 4
(ii) by e-mail, to the following e-mail box: