The strategic plan of sustainability

CIFA's plan as “the building of sustainability”.
It consists of the vision (the roof), supporting pillars and areas with sustainability goals and operational projects.

The overall principles

Cross-cutting principles are the material that concretes the building: CIFA's commitment to durable building.

Health & safety

CIFA's focus on health and safety issues has always been prominent, as the company operates in an industry with a high risk of injury.


Aiming at extending the products' lifetime, selecting durable materials that can be recovered in a circular approach.

Vision of sustainability

We are a key link in the construction value chain, that is why we want to promote the transformation of the entire industry by being the carriers of the values of sustainability.

We are committed to making this role a reality by caring for the environment and society. We engaged in ethical behaviour and put into practice responsible actions towards key stakeholders.

Green & circular mindset

The first pillar concerns all activities aimed at improving CIFA's impacts on the environment.

Specifically, the intention is to spread a circular approach in the company to close the "production circle" with two objectives: to make the life cycle of products longer and to recover waste.

Carbon neutrality

Being "carbon neutral" is a goal that more and more companies have set for themselves with the aim of not increasing climate warming with their activities.

1.1.1 Macro-goal

Reduction of energy consumption, emissions and environmental pollution.

1.1.2 Goals

  • Reduction of process energy consumption.
  • Reduction of process pollution.
  • Management and reduction of waste.


Ecodesign principles apply to all stages of the product life cycle to reduce environmental impact

1.2.1 Macro-goal

Design and creation of a wide range of affordable green products according to circular economy criteria

1.2.2 Goals

  • Reduction of product energy consumption
  • Circular design (modular and durable)
  • Development of electronic solutions for durability and safety

Area Carbon neutrality

  • Reduction of electricity consumption in the factory
  • Factory waste management and reduction

Area Ecodesign

  • Reduction of machine energy consumption - electrical range
  • Machine energy consumption reduction - electronics
  • Electronics for machine durability and predictive maintenance
  • Modular design

People empowerment

The second pillar aims to improve CIFA's impact on collaborators and employees.

It aims to bring into effect a set of actions that can ensure a high degree of welfare for its employees to enable CIFA's organic and permanent growth.

Well-being for growth

Promoting the culture of well-being in the company to create tangible, functional value for the individual and impact on organizational performance.

2.1.1 Macro-goal

Achievement of a high level of physical, psychological and social well-being of employees and collaborators

2.1.2 Goals

  • Achievement of the «zero injury mindset»
  • Improvement of work-life balance
  • Development of training and growth plans for all
  • Improvement of work spaces
  • Creation of wellness and social initiatives

Area Well-being for growth

  • zero injury mindset
  • 40 hours of training for all
  • "Time-saving" services
  • Furnishing the workplace
  • Social moments

Ecosystem Approach

The third pillar is concerned with activities to improve CIFA's impact on society as a whole and the local area.

Specifically, the company wants to act on its supply chain, both upstream and downstream, at the construction site and in the local area.

Ethical value chain

Increasingly, companies are aiming to improve and strengthen relationships with stakeholders in their supply chain.

3.1.1 Macro-goal

Consolidation of supply chain values and competencies by highlighting the vision, objectives and product development complementary

3.1.2 Goals

  • Development of a sustainable supply chain
  • Training and raising awareness of suppliers and customers on issues related to safety and sustainability
  • Collaboration with industry partners

Strong community

The number of companies in Italy that dedicate part of their resources to projects for the development of their local area has been significantly growing in recent years.

3.2.1 Macro-goal

Strengthening relationships with the community by cultivating valuable relationships with stakeholders present in the area

3.2.2 Goals

  • Collaboration with schools and universities
  • Support for local projects

Area Ethical value chain

  • Training step-by-step (all around)
  • Supplier selection and evaluation
  • Collaboration with industry partners

Area Strong community

  • Collaboration with schools and universities
  • Building with CIFA

the strategic plan