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Eviromental change and global sustainabilities

Sustainability path

At OCTA Group, we commit to environmental sustainability and human development, while ensuring customer focus.

We use advanced technologies to improve efficiency and minimize environmental impact, fostering a work environment that upholds ethics and integrity, and ensuring customer satisfaction.

OCTA pillars

Foster human capital

Octa promotes a safe and engaging work enviroment where everyone feels respected, valued and empowered to reach full potential.

Diversity

Support to a fair and inclusive working enviroment.

Teamwork

Creation of a collaborative teamwork.

Engagement

Investment on the development of employee's expertise.

OCTA is committed to providing the best available technology with the least environmental impact to maximise processes, promote its customers' success, and minimise the carbon footprint at all stages.

Green power technology

Reduction of environmental impact by using innovative technologies and materials.

Optimize managing machines

Research and development of tools and software that simplify and optimise the use of machines.

Paperless objective

Process and document digitalisation.

OCTA Group is careful about its production and the life cycle of its products, minimising waste and inneficiency.

Supply chain managemet and zero km logistic

Optimisation of direct/indirect impacts on local communities and enviromental.

Waste reduction

Minimisation of energy consumption and elimination of waste.

Renewable energy

Development of full electric technologies and use of energy from renewable sources.

OCTA's Governance prioritizes fairness, loyalty, rules respect, excellence, and responsibility, alongside continuous innovation and environmental sustainability.

Ethics, Integrity, Transparency

The Group strives for value creation through transparent, ethical relationship

Foster human capital

Octa promotes a safe and engaging work enviroment where everyone feels respected, valued and empowered to reach full potential.

Diversity

Support to a fair and inclusive working enviroment.

Teamwork

Creation of a collaborative teamwork.

Engagement

Investment on the development of employee's expertise.

Lowering carbon footprint

OCTA is committed to providing the best available technology with the least environmental impact to maximise processes, promote its customers' success, and minimise the carbon footprint at all stages.

Green power technology

Reduction of environmental impact by using innovative technologies and materials.

Optimize managing machines

Research and development of tools and software that simplify and optimise the use of machines.

Paperless objective

Process and document digitalisation.

Operations

OCTA Group is careful about its production and the life cycle of its products, minimising waste and inneficiency.

Supply chain managemet and zero km logistic

Optimisation of direct/indirect impacts on local communities and enviromental.

Waste reduction

Minimisation of energy consumption and elimination of waste.

Renewable energy

Development of full electric technologies and use of energy from renewable sources.

Corporate governance

OCTA's Governance prioritizes fairness, loyalty, rules respect, excellence, and responsibility, alongside continuous innovation and environmental sustainability.

Ethics, Integrity, Transparency

The Group strives for value creation through transparent, ethical relationship

Our commitment to the 2030 Agenda

Our concrete actions for sustainable development

Good health and well-being

Prioritising employee's health, offering comprehensive health and welfare policies, including professional accident and long-term care coverage, along with defibrillator stations at operational sites for trained first-aid personnel.

Quality education

Investement in education and training through tailored and monitored educational paths for employees. Collaboration with universities (e.g. Politecnico di Milano), and sponsorization of research programs like Dynamic PRC. Promotion of circular economy projects. After-sales training for customers through a wide offer of learning programmes.

Gender equality

OCTA Group has established a standardized recruitment process to acknowledge the positive attributes and personal skills of each worker, fostering an inclusive work environment.

Clean water and sanitation

We have cut down on the use of plastic by installing drinking water dispensers in all our locations.

Affordable and clean energy

OCTA Group pioneers "Full Electric" machines, cutting energy use and eliminating oil and pollution. All sites run on renewable energy supplied by Dolomiti Energia. Production sites are optimized for energy savings, with enhanced cooling/heating systems.

Decent work and economic growth

OCTA Group prioritizes a clean, organized workplace to foster productivity and comfort, providing ergonomic workstations and flexible hours for employees.

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Deep use of I4.0 solutions for machinery monitoring and maintenance via an accessible app. Diagnosing system issues using remote technology and augmented reality. Upgrading and and customization of software solutions based on customer feedback. The UII software streamlines machine programming and optimizes parts with ISO codes.

Reduced inequalities

Advocacy of professional development and meritocracy through performance monitoring and evaluation, fostering employee growth channelling the needs of employees by training them and helping them to achieve shared objectives.

Sustainable cities and communities

Support local community through partnerships with educational institutions, local producers, and technological partners, engaging in school-work programs, sourcing from local suppliers, and contributing to the local economy by endorsing local farms and producers. Sponsoring young talents in sports like motorcycling and promoting art and culture through partnerships with local theaters and innovative projects such as the "15 variations of kindness" project, which repurposes materials to benefit the community.

Responsible consumption and production

Lean Production practices are used to minimize waste and inefficiency in production and product life cycles. Use of digital procedures and IT security measures such as firewalls and HTTPS for data protection. Compliance with cookie regulations and respect for customer privacy with regular updates to registration lists and management of personal data profiling.

Climate action

5% of annual turnover is invested in R&D to actively pursuethe development of sustainable technologies for production (Full Electric technology and energy recovery devices). High-quality commercial components are preferred to ensure high performance and easy spare part availability. Efficiency is maximized throughout the product life cycle. Our company fleet is made by electric or hybrid cars. We prefer low-impact materials like water-based paints. We choose environmental conscious partners to prioritise sustainability education for employees through regular communication and support for environmental initiatives like observing and combating glacier melting with organizations like the CAI (Club Alpino Italiano).

Life below water

We are partner of RESILARIO project, registered with the Como Chamber of Commerce and the Lecco API, aimed at preserving Lake Como and its biodiversity. The project, initiated on June 19, 2018, involves collaboration among stakeholders to achieve its objectives and develop implementation strategies.

Life on land

OCTA Group emphasizes waste reduction through initiatives like plastic crushing devices and adherence to waste disposal regulations. Employee education on separate collection, recycling, and biodiversity is prioritized through communications and company apiary involvement. Beekeeping workshops engage employees in environmental stewardship and socially shared values.

Peace, justice and strong institutions

OCTA Group redirects its usual budget for Christmas gifts to support medical research and patients with rare diseases by donating to the Telethon Foundation and the Comitato Maria Letizia Verga.

Our report on environmental and social responsibility

View the sustainability report

ToBee: our apiary

Protecting biodiversity is a priority for the company, which has chosen to take concrete actions in this area.

Learn more about the project