Principal sustainability targets for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Legend:  Underway    -  Year of achievement    -  Under maintenance 

 2012201320142015
ECONOMICS



Global leadership in the Premium market segment



impact of sales of “green performance” products against Group total sales >45%



Readjustment of production presence in rapidly developing economies (RDE), Latin America and mature markets, where each area will contribute 1/3 of Group profitability



Technological upgrade of production sites and machinery (in 2015, 64% of Premium car production will be located at the new plants)



Plan for investments of up to euro 2.4 billion
(up from euro 1.9 billion under the previous plan)




Maintenance of investments in research activity over the next three years at about 3% of sales, which represents one of the highest levels in the sector



Launch of 18 new car products --> 57% of sales from new products



     
INVESTORS AND FINANCIAL COMMUNITY



Communication focused on highlighting the progressive implementation of the 2012-2014 Business Plan and Vision to 2015



Steady increase in road shows dedicated to Social Responsible Investors



     
VENDORS



New Sustainability audits






Extension of the new Purchasing Portal throughout the Group



Training of Strategic Vendors in “countries of concern”



     
CUSTOMERS



Focus on dialogue with end customer through web platforms and opinion surveys



Integration of e-commerce in the catalogue product of the new Metzeler site



Market release of first base version of Cyber Tyre




Market release of second version of Cyber Tyre



Information and training campaigns on road safety, according to the Programme defined by signing of the EU Safety Charter and contributing to the “UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020”



     
ENVIRONMENT



Specific energy consumption: -15% vs. 2009



CO2 equivalents specific emissions: -15% vs. 2009



Specific water withdrawal: -70% vs. 2009
(compared with -35% targeted in previous Plan)




Waste recovery: +15% vs. 2009 (compared with +5% targeted in previous Plan)



Specific waste production: -5% vs. 2009



Replacement of wood pallets by the Steel Cord Business Unit Steel Cord with plastic or metal pallets



Specific consumption of solvents in production processes: -15% vs. 2009 (compared with -4% targeted in previous Plan)



     
EMPLOYEES



Focus on employee welfare



Reduction of accident frequency index: -60% vs 2009
(compared with -40% targeted in previous Plan)




Consolidation of new POWRA (point of work risk assessment) tool for maintenance activities



Integration of a Health, Safety and Environment module in Process Kaizen Engineer training



Definition of a Group internal standard for a  non-monetary rewarding related to Health, Safety and Environment aspects



Employee training: 7 average days pro-capita (up from 6.2 in 2011)



Release of new intranet version



     
EXTERNAL COMMUNITY



Reinforcement of social and environmental responsibility partnerships with local NGOs and central and local institutions



Continual pro-activity for the dissemination of good sustainability practices at the local and international level (through CSR Europe, World Business Council For Sustainable Development, ...)



Application of Whistleblowing Procedure to External Community



Membership in Trasparency International