In implementation of the EU Directive 2017/1937, Legislative Decree n.24 of March 10 2023 on “the protection of people who report violations of EU law and laying down provisions concerning the protection of people who report violations on national regulatory provisions” was issued. The Decree repeals the previous national regulations and brings together in a single regulatory regime for individuals who report violations of EU and national provisions, harmful to the public interest or integrity of the entity.

Who can report:
People who come into contact with Smi and Smigroup in a work context may submit reports. Entitled parties under the Decree are:

  • company staff
  • customers and suppliers
  • shareholders
  • volunteers and trainers
  • people with functions of administration, management, control, supervision or representation.

What can be reported:
Reportable unlawful conduct found in the Smigroup working context concern violations of the 231 Model and relevant violations pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/01.
Reportable unlawful conduct found in the working environment of Smi may concern:

  • violations of national regulations (criminal, civil, administrative offences)
  • violations of 231 Model and misconduct relevant under Legislative Decree 231/01;
  • offences falling within the scope of EU acts;
  • acts or omission affecting the financial interests of the Union or affecting the internal market and impairing the free movement of goods, people, services and capital.

Reports which affect the personal interests of the reporter are excluded.
The report must be properly substantiated and complete with useful elements for the necessary in-depth investigations.

How to report:
Reports can be done:

  • in written form, through the Whistleblowing Portal. The report is handled by the company Smilab and it ends with the reporting party being given an access code so that they can access the portal and check the status of the report.
  • orally, calling at 0039 034540615
  • by face-to -face meeting, upon request of the whistleblower, which should be addressed to to the number 0039 034540615.