Ethics and business conduct
Group Code of Ethics
The Group Code of Ethics is designed to reflect our Brands’ and our own core values in our mission to beautify homes and public spaces, and to guide us as an ethical and practical compass in the achievement of our daily goals. As such, this Code of Ethics applies to all aspects of, and to all the subjects involved in, our Group’s activities, irrespective of their nationality, location, position or seniority in the business.
The Code of Ethics is applied in all countries in which the Group companies have corporate seat.
Code of Ethics
The Code is also an integral part of the Organization, Management and Control Model adopted by Design Holding S.p.A. in compliance with Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001.
Model pursuant to Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001
Group Supplier Code of Conduct
The Group Supplier Code of Conduct establishes what we expect from our business partners as regards ethics, particularly in terms of respecting Human Rights and fundamental freedoms as well as environmental protection.
DH’s Whistleblowing Policy and internal whistleblowing channel comply with the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law, they provide for effective and confidential investigation of your report and they protect you against any form of retaliation. Depending on your location and relationship with the DH Group, you may also qualify for submission of an external report to the competent authorities pursuant to Directive (EU) 2019/1937 and national regulations. Additional information on external reporting requirements, scope, and procedures applicable in DH’s main EU locations are available at the following links.
- Denmark: https://whistleblower.dk/english
- Spain (Comunidad Valenciana): https://www.antifraucv.es/en/complaints-mailbox-2/
Design Holding has adopted an IT platform managed by a specialised third party that guarantees professionalism, discretion, and compliance with local laws that protect the privacy of the Whistleblower, of the Reported Person, of any third parties/witnesses mentioned, and of the events described in the document.
A policy providing workers with guidance on the procedure for making protected disclosures, and the personnel to whom they should be made.
Ethical behavior has many dimensions. It’s about being honest, fair and transparent.
It extends to how we respect the environment, take on social responsibility, and support diversity and inclusion.
CEO Design Holding