Rome, 15 September 2020 – ISOLFIN® is among the Best Managed Companies for 2020 according to the Deloitte institute.
There are 59 “Deloitte Best Managed Companies” (BMC), companies that have distinguished themselves for strategy, skills and innovation, commitment and corporate culture, governance and performance, internationalization and sustainability, awarded as part of the Deloitte initiative supported by ALTIS Università Cattolica, from ELITE – the London Stock Exchange Group program that supports the development and growth of high-potential companies – and from Confindustria
Born in Canada in 1993, BMC has since grown to become a global brand and an internationally recognized quality brand.
This year ISOLFIN® has already been included by Sole24Ore in the list of Leaders for Growth 2020 (https://bit.ly/3ico1AH) and in the Champions for Growth 2020 by the German Institute for Quality and Finance with the partnership of Repubblica. It is also a finalist in the prestigious international award for trade and economy Le Fonti Awards in the Innovation category, whose ceremony will unveil the winners on October 30 in Milan.
The CEO of ISOLFIN®, Marco Nori, commented: “In a complicated year like 2020, for ISOLFIN® it is an important recognition that confirms the work of a quality team and that rewards our patience to implement a long-term strategy based on innovation and sustainability. Innovation and sustainability may seem like a risk in the short term, but in the long run they are the safest investment for a company that operates in a sensitive sector for our society and the world such as the naval and energy area. ”
“Congratulations to ISOLFIN® for this important recognition”, declared Ernesto Lanzillo, Private Leader for Italy, Greece and Malta, and Andrea Restelli, Deloitte Partner and Head of BMC. “The companies awarded in this third edition have shown not only excellence, but also great capacity and resilience in facing the crisis determined by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, the evaluation of the candidates lasted longer than expected precisely to allow us to deepen the procedures for managing the emergency by the candidates. The 59 Best Managed Companies of this edition are therefore the mirror of an Italy made of excellence which, by leveraging its strengths and through careful management, is successfully overcoming an unprecedented period of uncertainty “.
The winners were identified, at the end of a scrupulous evaluation process, by an independent jury made up of experts from the Italian institutional, academic and business world: Professor Lorenzo Ornaghi, Honorary President of the High School of Economics and International Relations (ASERI) and university professor, former rector of the Catholic University and former Minister of the Italian Republic, Eng. Maurizio Costa, Board Director of important Italian groups with a consolidated managerial experience and Dr. Francesca Brunori, director of the Credit and Finance Area of Confindustria.
The most represented sector is Manufacturing (61%), followed by Wholesale and Retail (14%), Construction (7%), Information and Communication (5%) and Consultancy (3%) on an equal footing with Energy. ISOLFIN is the only company on the list operating in Lazio and one of the few in the energy sector.
- 96% formally defined the corporate purpose, vision and mission, and believe that in 2019 the strategy was carried out at least at 50% (3% more than in the 2019 edition)
- Skills and Innovation:
- According to the winning companies, process automation and Big Data will have the greatest impact on the company’s future, resulting in a focus on investments in R&D and Operations
- 74% of companies have implemented formal processes to stimulate innovation (10% more than in the 2019 edition); Human Resources and Technology are considered the most relevant resources for resilience and development
- Corporate Social Responsibility:
- 70% of Best Managed Companies consider sustainability to be “fundamental” or “very important” for their company and 78% use at least one tool to formally measure / reduce the social and environmental impact
- Commitment and Corporate Culture:
- All the Best Managed Companies believe that employee development is a strategic priority, implemented through various initiatives such as training, compensation and rewarding systems, dedicated events …
- Governance and Performance Measurement:
- The internal control system and formal periodic meetings are the main governance mechanisms used by companies
- The approach to risk management is mainly one of willingness to incur it
- On average, Best Managed Companies generate around half of their turnover abroad
- International expansion is a growth factor on which to focus in the near future for 55% of companies
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