Legality rating, index of ethical corporate behaviour

Legality rating, index of ethical corporate behaviour

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Introduced in 2012 for italian companies, legality rating aims to promote and introduce ethical behaviour principles in business. The recognition got from BUCCHI srl represents an important indicator of respecting high legality standards and the degree of attention that a company put in its own business management.

AGCM, Authority Guarantor of Competition and Market, confirms the attribution of rating to business which request it and attributes them a score between one and maximum three stars. The request can be done by company located in Italy with a minimum annual turnover and duly registered in Business Register: in addition, the company must also meet some requirements dictated by a precise implementing regulation, like not having served sentences or criminal judgments, respecting safety and health standards on workplace, not having violate contributive terms.

Legality rating has biennial validity and represents an important recognition also for the purpose of funding by general governments and of access to bank credit.