In the following table, stakeholders’ engagement plan in 2018.

StakeholderCorporate functionFrequency
Financial communityInvestor Relations
Legal and corporate affairs
We make transparent and timely disclosures to financial markets of our earnings, initiatives and strategies, all in compliance with Consob and Borsa Italiana rules.

In 2018, alongside the 4 customary announcements of our financial results, we took part in 5 events (roadshows and conferences), reaching out to Italian and international investors

SuppliersProcurementOur Group Procurement Department is in regular contact with our suppliers and constantly on the lookout for new partners. We screen our suppliers to identify those that are most attuned to our needs as a company and who feel part of the broader goal of creating value, to join forces with us in pursuing economic, social, and environmental objectives.
FranchiseesMondadori RetailFor our existing and future franchisees, we set up a dedicated Retail Academy training programme and organised a special “Welcome Day@Mondadori,” targeted at new franchisees to help fast-track their integration into the network.
Trade unionsGroup Human ResourcesAll dealings between trade union representatives and the company are built on open and constant dialogue. They include regular meetings on specific issues and annual institutional encounters with our European Works Council (EWC), involving both Italian and French representatives.
Human resourcesCommunication and media relationsWe work actively to involve our employees and contract workers in company life through the company Intranet “Network” and through newsletters sent at least once a week.

The Group’s financial and economic performance is shared with all Italy and international employees directly by the Chief Executive Officer, through Intranet posts, e-mails, and video messages.

Books readershipTrade BooksIn 2018 we organised over 7,000 events bringing together the readers and authors of our books, including in-store book presentations, foreign author tours of Italy, and stands and events at literary festivals.
Magazine readershipMarket researchIn 2018 we conducted about 30 qualitative and quantitative opinion surveys on our print and digital magazine brands through the company platform or with the support of external partners.