Navigation Map Download our best practices

Interactive navigation is a tool that goes beyond the standard navigation of the integrated content (available in the report drop-down bar). New approach allowed to navigate in the two additional business dimensions of the PZU Group, i.e .:
- strategy (insurance, health, investments, finances);
- sustainable development (sales, employees, social responsibility, natural environment and ethics).
The above-mentioned areas were additionally supplemented with related GRI indicators, within each selected issue.

Dialogue with the environment

Annual Report 2018 > BUSINESS > OVERVIEW > Dialogue with the environment
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Best Pratices in PZU
Open communication - “we convey precise and necessary information to all the parties with whom we collaborate. We do our utmost to ensure that the reports and documents we transmit to control or supervision authorities or we publish are complete and understandable.”

The material role played by stakeholders and their measurable impact on shaping the PZU Group’s operations mean that every company in it regularly updates its partner map, and drafts key forms of dialogue with the various groups. They are selected on the basis of the importance of relations and the extent of the links to the PZU Group.

The stakeholder map has been presented below with the stakeholders having been chosen on the basis of the extent of their involvement in the Group’s operations and their materiality from the viewpoint of the business model. This map does not cover the activities of the Bank Pekao Group or Alior Bank where different approaches to external relations are in place.

Stakeholder group Approach taken to the involvement of a given stakeholder group Frequency of involving a given group Key issues and problems touched upon by stakeholders
Employees Annual/quarterly discussions; internal meetings; internal portal/intranet; newsletter; boxes to explicate things that are not clear; employee council and trade unions;internal publications;information campaigns expanding knowledge about the organization;engagement survey;broadcast meetings with Management Board members;video materials shown in the Company’s head office. high Listening to opinions of employees; providing growth opportunities to employees; creating a satisfactory workplace; building understanding for strategy implementation and achieved results; activating employee to participate in new initiatives.
Clients Website; client needs survey; satisfaction and opinion surveys; Client Council; financial and insurance education programs; Client Ombudsman. high Collecting client expectations and opinions; incorporating client opinions when designing business solutions; creating products and services that match client needs; create transparent terms and conditions in offers and contracts.
Suppliers Meetings with new and current suppliers; CSR poll. high Supporting the execution of the Group’s strategy and access to innovation; shaping business standards in our surroundings and promoting best procurement practices.
Investors and shareholders Regular meetings during conferences, discussion panels (group meetings in the company and individual ones); quarterly financial reports, tables with data and results presentations; constant cooperation between the Investor Relations department and stakeholders (institutional investors and retail investors), analysts and capital market organizations); meetings and conference calls with the Management Board; the Company’s website; internet information channels. high Ensuring information transparency; creation of value; Distribution of profits to shareholders.
Business partners: agents and brokers Annual, monthly and ongoing meetings with agents; satisfaction and opinion surveys; internal communication portal for agents; sales training and support programs; Elite Agent Club and Elite Advisory Group. high Presentation of strategic plans; addressing ongoing cooperation issues to ensure mutual benefits.
Media Press releases: press conferences, expert interviews, industrial interviews, social services. average Transparency in operation; building insurance awareness; enhancing the level of knowledge concerning financial products.
Local communities Ongoing direct communication; supporting local initiatives through the program average Execution of sponsorship and prevention projects; supporting the development of communities;being a responsible citizen;encouraging employees to take part in social campaigns
Central administration Cooperation in debates and conferences; answering inquiries and incorporation of recommendations; legislative cooperation with the Polish Insurance Association. average Ensuring compliance with requirements and regulations; support for the creation of new market principles, including best practices.
Non-governmental organizationand public institutions Building partnerships and conducting social diagnosis; joint planning, implementation and evaluation of projects;involvement in initiatives and projects to promote CSR and corporate foundation standards;organization of joint conferences, seminars and seminars – activities benefiting the third sector and the academic community;sharing know-how (training). average Implementation of educational and social programs promoting health, safety, social aid, culture and protection of cultural heritage

Participation in associations and trade organizations The PZU Group is engaged in the activity of numerous organizations and associations. Membership in these organizations is of a strategic nature to PZU. The company pays membership dues to support the activities laid down in the articles of association and takes part in additional projects run by the following:
  • Polish Association of Listed Companies
  • Compliance Association Poland
  • Polish Insurance Association
  • Road Safety Partnership
  • Responsible Business Forum
  • The Geneva Association
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