Additional actions are required from the entities to ensure the effectiveness of the deployment of the vigilance plan and in particular coordination actions between the different Departments in charge of deployment and actions to inform the actors. The new internal control review dedicated to the effective deployment of the vigilance plan set up in 2020 shows that 51.7% of the Group's entities have effectively implemented these various actions. The Group's Ethics, Compliance & Privacy Department supports the entities in the deployment of these actions.
It is requested to present/organise discussions within the management committee of each entity on the obligations of the law on the duty of vigilance and on the Group's vigilance plan. This requirement is increasingly deployed in the entities (71% of Group entities).
At Business Unit level, they are also required to present the vigilance plan to their employee representative bodies. Entities that do not have employee representative bodies are encouraged to present the plan directly to employees.
72% of the Group's entities have set up coordinated actions with the other Departments concerned by the topics covered by the Group's vigilance plan. Among the actions implemented within the Business Units to ensure the coordination of the various actors in charge of deploying the vigilance plan: