Busitalia - Sita Nord S.r.l. and its italian subsidiary companies (Busitalia Campania S.p.A., Busitalia Veneto S.p.A., Busitalia Rail Service S.r.l., Ataf Gestioni S.r.l., Savit S.r.l.), a Company of Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, adopts and respects rules, principles, processes and mechanisms related to the theme of Corporate Governance for good corporate governance.

Busitalia and its subsidiary companies carry out their activities according to a vision of corporate social responsibility founded on values of responsibility, ethics, integrity, fairness, transparency and legality in the knowledge that such reflects on the objectives and reputation of Companies and Group, generating value and meeting the highest expectations of all stakeholders.

Busitalia and its subsidiary companies encourage and promote the dissemination of a corporate culture based on ethics and integrity, one inspired by the principle of “zero tolerance for corruption”.

The Code of Ethics represents the common basis of the fundamental values and standards of conduct for the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group and the compass that must direct the conduct of all parties within the Group (corporate bodies, management, employees) and all those who – directly or indirectly, permanently or temporarily – establish rapports and relations with the Group Companies.

Integrity and honesty are fundamental values enshrined in the FS Italiane Group’s Code of Ethics, manifesting the commitment to act with complete respect for legality and transparency and in repudiating and disincentivising all forms of corruption or abuse, both in Italy and abroad.

The FS Group Anti-Corruption Policy is a clear and unequivocal expression of the zero tolerance for corruption principle on which the FS Group bases its business in the full awareness that acting with legality and integrity, as well as being a legal obligation and a moral duty, reflects on the achievement of the objectives and the reputation of each single Company and the Group and contributes to create value, also for the benefit of the stakeholders, in its effort to pursue the sustainable success.

The Group recognises and promotes fair and healthy competition between competitors, undertaking to comply with the antitrust legislation in force in each of the countries in which it operates, as well as the deeds and decisions issued by the regulatory and competition authorities and to promote the dissemination of fair competition values – as a decisive and strategic element for a sustainable business.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA adheres to the United Nations Global Compact, which promotes the construction of a sustainable global economy that is respectful of human and labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against corruption, as well as the Transparency International Business Integrity Forum (BIF), which engages the major national companies in the prevention and fight against corruption and in the spread of a common and shared culture of legality and the dissemination of anti-corruption instruments and practices. 

Busitalia and its subsidiary companies guarantee business management for their stakeholders consistent with the defined strategic objectives and aware of the risks that can influence the achievement of these objectives as well as affecting the value and reputation of the companies. To this end, they encourage the development, constant implementation and strengthening of the system of internal checks and risk management together with compliance and anti-corruption programmes, in line with the highest standards and best practices, being aware of the importance that the culture of internal checks and risk prevention has in encouraging conscious decisions being made and helping to ensure the protection of corporate assets, the efficiency and effectiveness of company processes, the reliability of financial information, compliance with laws and regulations and the protection of the Companies and Group reputation in Italy and abroad.

Organisation, Management and Control Model

Pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001, the Organisation, Management and Control Model consists of a series of regulations, protocols, tools and pipelines that serve to equip the Company with an effective and adequate organisational, management and control system able to identify and prevent the risk of pertinent crimes being committed, pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001 by persons of the entity or functionally connected to the entity in the interest of or benefit to the Company itself. The adoption and effective implementation of Model 231 is necessary to exempt the institution from administrative responsibility pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001.

Model 231 adopted by Busitalia and its subsidiaries are progressively updated in the light of medium-term organizational changes that have occurred, with a view to continuous improvement.


Management of reports

Busitalia – Sita Nord Srl and its subsidiary companies adopt a process for the management of reports (even anonymous) sent by third parties or by people of Gruppo FS Italiane.

The process complies with the regulatory changes introduced by the Legislative Decree 10 March 2023, n. 24 implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019, concerning the protection of people reporting breaches of Union law and containing provisions concerning the protection of peolple reporting breaches of national regulatory provisions (known as the "Whistleblowing Law").

The reporting management process is an integral part of the Organisation, Management and Control Models pursuant to Legislative Decree. n. 231/2001 of Busitalia and its subsidiaries.

For sending and managing reports, together with the other reporting channels in use, a dedicated IT platform has been implemented, which constitutes a preferential channel for sending reports.