Eni on Tuesday released 'Eni For Human rights” - the company's first comprehensive report that provides transparent and factual information on its commitment to respect for human rights, the Italian major said in a statement.
The document, issued on International Human Rights Day, is the first comprehensive report on the company’s activities in the area of human rights, and is based on cooperation with experts and organisations in the field, Eni said in a statement.
"This document shows how respect for human rights is integrated in each of our activities, involving the company’s over 30,000 people and the way we engage with our partners and suppliers, as well as with the local communities that host us,” said Claudio Descalzi, Eni’s Chief Executive Officer.
"Integrating respect for human rights is a constantly evolving process: that’s why we are committed to continuous improvement, and we believe that transparency and accountability support our efforts to safeguard and spread a human rights culture,” he said.
Respecting human rights is a prerequisite for a just energy transition and development, is rooted in Eni’s business model and is a core element of the its corporate mission inspired by the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, according to Eni
In November 2019, Eni was ranked in the top 4% among the 200 companies analysed by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, and was named best performer in the 'Company Human Rights Practices' section, the company stated.
In September, Eni was confirmed as a Global Compact LEAD participant – a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders that take shared responsibility to shape a sustainable future, the company said.