Wellbeing and Safety
IGD is committed to guaranteeing and promoting the principles of health and wellbeing within the company and its shopping centers, by adopting measures that enable all its employees and those of its shopping centre tenants to work in the best possible health conditions, in compliance with the laws and regulations.
IGD’s policies aimed at employees include the implementation of a safety at work management system, moreover in Italy in 2019, 27% of the employees were involved in training activities regarding safety, and the continuous monitoring of the indicators related to injuries, illness and employee absenteeism.
TRAINING ON HEALTH AND SAFETY
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With regard to the wellbeing, in April 2017 we launched the Corporate Welfare Plan, which is available to all employees on a permanent contract, with the exception of the top management. Every year IGD allocates a fixed budget to each employee who can choose how to use it. 2019 results were more than satisfying: for the first time, all of the 123 employees that were entitled used the corporate welfare system.
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Safety policies in our shopping centers
In order to guarantee maximum safety for both visitors and tenants, our shopping centres have been constructed in full compliance with safety regulations: each tenant is responsible for its own store, whereas IGD is responsible for the common areas inside the malls. In 2019, the projects that had been launched over the previous years continued both in Italy and Romania, the aim being to voluntarly increase safety in the shopping centres:
LIFELINES: started in the 2015 the project for the creation of lifelines, or rather safety routes and fall protection systems in the shopping centres, involved 21 structures altogether; in 2019 specific assessments were conducted on work to be carried out on 2 of the 4 assets acquired in 2018;
ANTI-SEISMIC: the voluntary project regarding the anti-seismic improvement of IGD’s structures continued: in 2019 work has been completed in Centro Casilino in Rome and in Centro d’Abruzzo in Pescara and is currently in progress in Portogrande Shopping Centre in San Benedetto del Tronto-
ANTI-RAM BOLLARDS: the installation of anti-ram bollards outside the centres continued, the purpose being that of deterring heavy vehicles from entering the malls and of preventing acts of terrorism. In 2019, with the installation of anti-ram bollards in Centro Casilino (Rome), IGD has to date carried out
work on 16 Shopping Centres;
FIRE PREVENTION: in Romania in 2019 we completed the project regarding the adaptation and upgrading of the fire prevention system in all 14 Winmarkt Shopping Centres;
DOME SKYLIGHTS: in 2019 IGD started a general assessment phase of the safety conditions of the dome skylights on the Shopping Centre roofs, the aim being to programme actions to be taken where deemed necessary due to potential lack in safety and security.
Also thanks to the work done over the years to make our structures increasingly safe and livable, we have been able to respond adequately to the needs imposed by the Covid-19 health emergency.
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Social data 2017-2019 (13 KB – xlsx)