Whistleblowing Policy

In compliance with the regulatory updates introduced by the Legislative Decree. 10 March 2023, n. 24 implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019, concerning the protection of persons reporting breaches of Union law and containing provisions concerning the protection of persons reporting breaches of national regulatory provisions (so-called “Whistleblowing Decree”), with a view to guaranteeing correctness and transparency in the conduct of its business, F.P.S. has set up a “Whistleblowing” IT system, available to anyone who wants to report situations relevant to the law or internal regulations, accessible directly from the F.P.S. website, at the following link:

https://fps-pharma.signalethic.it/signalethic/home

The reporting management process complies with the requirements of Legislative Decree 124/2023 (relating to “anti-corruption” issues) and is also an integral part of the Organisation, Management and Control Model pursuant to Legislative Decree. n. 231/2001 of F.P.S.

Reports must refer solely to non-compliance with legislation or internal procedures and regulations, including the Code of Ethics, also relating to physical, verbal and digital harassment for gender equality.

Therefore, reports regarding complaints, personal requests or, more generally, circumstances not relevant for the purposes of this decree may not be taken into consideration.

The reports must be made in good faith, detailed and based on precise and consistent factual elements, also in order not to lose the effectiveness of the tool made available to you. Anyone who intentionally or with gross negligence makes reports which subsequently prove to be unfounded may be subject to disciplinary sanctions.

In order to protect as much as possible the “whistleblower” and the “signaled person”, security measures have been adopted: regardless of the choice made by the “whistleblower” to make an anonymous or non-anonymous report (as indicated in the following point 6), confidentiality of the whistleblower identity of the content of the report are guaranteed through secure protocols and cryptographic tools that protect personal data and information provided. The identity of the whistleblower is never disclosed without his consent, with the exception of the cases provided for by current legislation. The competent body for the management of reports is:

Organismo di vigilanza (ODV)- Avv. Barbara Anzani

In addition to the information provided, we invite you to read the “whistleblowing” procedure issued by the Company (ref. Doc GQSA PRP12 “Whistleblowing_terms and conditions”, visible on the “Terms and conditions” page in the link indicated above.