Business ethics

OPmobility promotes irreproachable rules of conduct. Ethics is the cornerstone of the Group’s responsible performance and a major issue for a global player like Plastic Omnium.
Code of conduct, responsible purchasing and transparency are the fundamentals that make OPmobility a global responsible company, locally involved. Mechanisms are regularly updated to guarantee transparency, ethics and fight against corruption.

OPmobility also supports the highest standards of human rights in the conduct of its operations by joining internationally recognized organizations and initiatives:

Whistleblowing mechanism

Since 2018, an alert mechanism is available to report, with strict confidentiality, any situation that doesn’t conform to the code of conduct and ethical rules of the Group. These alerts are collected by mail or e-mail:

corporatesecretary.ethicsalert@plasticomnium.com
Compagnie OPmobility, Alerte Ethique
1 allée Pierre‑Burelle, 92300 Levallois‑Perret

Alerts are tracked and processed anonymously by a dedicated committee.

Human rights

As a responsible employer, OPmobility ensures that the rights of its employees are strictly respected. The Group maintains this guideline throughout its value chain, whether in its contractual and partnership relations with suppliers, subcontractors or within its subsidiaries.

Our commitments

OPmobility has signed the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact since 2003. Each year, the Group publishes its CoP (Communication on Progress) on the operational deployment of its commitment actions.
The Group also contributes to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations for 2030.

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

In April 2022, the Group wished to support NGOs coming to the aid of victims of the war in Ukraine and made donations in favor of 4 NGOs located in Slovakia and Poland, for a total of 500,000 euros: Human in Danger, Magna, the Polish Red Cross and Polish Humanitarian Action, key players in the reception of refugees in Europe.

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

More than 50 sites have launched a solidarity drive to help and support those suffering from the war in Ukraine, through donations of food, hygiene products, medicines and clothing.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

The Group implements an ergonomic assessment process for workstations:
- percentage of workstations ergonomically assessed: 99%.
Group sites regularly run health awareness campaigns :
- % of sites having run at least one health campaign: 90%.

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

Every year, OPmobility signs VIE contracts and partnerships with schools:
- number of interns, apprentices and VIEs: 1,204 in 2022.

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

The Group is committed to encouraging diversity of all kinds (gender, training, age, etc.):
- share of women in workforce: 31%;
- percentage of women engineers and managers: 23.2%.

The Group's adherence to the United Nations Global Compact in 2003 is, among other things, at the origin of its Diversity policy. The fight against all forms of discrimination is regularly reaffirmed and integrated into the Group's Code of Conduct.
Women @ PO

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

The Group has set up a water management plan as part of its Top Planet program.

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility has an ambitious carbon neutrality roadmap with medium and long-term objectives:
- energy decarbonization policy for sites (decarbonized energies, facilities to produce renewable energy, and PPA);
- number of industrial sites equipped to generate renewable energy: 13.

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

Safety is an absolute priority in the management of the Group's activities:
- FR2 accident frequency rate: 1.16;
- number of people trained in Top Safety and Stop5: 785;
- the Group also runs ethics awareness campaigns;
- ethics awareness index: 88%;
- external audits: 9 sites certified or recertified to the TISAX (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange) by 2022;
- % of Group purchases assessed as part of the Know Your Suppliers approach: 95%.

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

The Group will invest around €40 million to reduce energy consumption (electricity and gas) at its sites by 12% by 2025. This involves, for example, measuring the energy consumption of each piece of equipment more precisely in order to optimize its use, and replacing obsolete or over-consuming equipment where necessary.

Reduce income inequality within and among countries

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility has signed the Manifesto for the Inclusion of People with disabilities to affirm its commitments in this area.
- number of disabled employees: 389 in 2022.

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

- 86% of the Group's sites have proposed an action in favour of local communities.

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility is committed to circular economy initiatives in a number of areas
- lifecycle analyses of OPmobility and supplier projects and products;
- internal audits and observations by teams dedicated to ensuring compliance with quality protocols throughout the life of projects, at OPmobility plants and suppliers;
- 86% of waste is recycled or reclaimed. Innovation, one of the Group's strategic pillars, is an essential factor in the implementation of projects promoting more sustainable mobility;
- number of R&D centers: 43;
- patent families: 55;
- % of sites certified IATF 16 949: 95%.

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility is rolling out its carbon neutrality roadmap and accelerating the share of renewable energies in its energy mix. The "carbon neutrality" roadmap is aligned with the Paris Agreement and has been validated by SBTi in 2021.
Climate objective: carbon neutrality on scopes 1 and 2 by 2025 and on scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2050.

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

In 2018, OPmobility formalized its commitment by joining the act4nature initiative. The Group has thus made 10 commitments common to all signatory companies and additional individual commitments.

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification. Halt and reverse land degradation and biodiversity loss.

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

In 2018, OPmobility formalized its commitment by joining the act4nature initiative. The Group has thus made 10 commitments common to all signatory companies and additional individual commitments.

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility is a signatory of the Global Compact, and together with the OPmobility Code of Conduct, these documents demonstrate the spirit of responsible commitment that has always characterized the Company. They set out the values that govern the individual and collective behaviors that OPmobility intends to promote, and determine the fundamental principles on which the rules and procedures of its internal control are rooted:
- 98% of Group employees have completed the Code of Conduct online training module.

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Examples of actions implemented by OPmobility

OPmobility's membership of the United Nations Global Compact since 2003 commits OPmobility to respecting 10 principles in the areas of human rights, international labor standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption.