At the Board of Directors of 17 December, the Chief Executive Officer Carlo Salvatori announces his exit from the Group.
He also expressed the intention to propose the current General Manager Carlo Cimbri as a candidate for the post of Chief Executive Officer.
At the conclusion of the organizational restructuring process of the Group, the need is felt for communicating to the market the changes and evolution of Unipol from insurance Company to financial/insurance group - through an advertising campaign entrusted to one of the largest international comm
Under the framework agreement with the University of Bologna, two research projects are activated in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics.
The Foundation Unipolis transfers its headquarters to Via Marconi in Bologna. A new website and an online community “Culturability” on the issue of the value of culture are launched.
Robert Engle, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2003 is a guest of Unipol at the conference at the University of Bologna on “The volatility of financial markets. How to predict it and how to manage its risks”.
On 20 March, , Unipol presents the 2008 results of the initiative “One Euro per policy for Terra Libera” in Naples: the amount raised, € 157,000 is allocated to the cooperative “La terra di Don Peppe Diana” for the production of “legal mozzarella” on land confiscated from the Casalesi clan of the
On 19 March, the Board of Directors of Unipol approve the Group’s new Code of Conduct, which describes the ways in which it intends to apply its values.
Si consolida l’assetto valoriale di Gruppo attraverso la definizione di una carta dei valori condivisa ed approvata da tutti i dipendenti del Gruppo.
On 29 December, the Group’s reorganization process ends after the establishment of the holding Company UGF in September 2007.
Unipol is the first company to intervene responsibly and transparently to protect its customers (8,500) who have signed index-linked policies.
The Foundation Unipolis renews its solidarity initiative “The Key to Smiling”.
In 2008, among many other activities, the Foundation Unipolis supports the festival of the magazine “Internazionale” held in Ferrara and signs a four-year agreement with the Association Cinemovel to support access to film culture by populations that are traditionally excluded from it and achieve
The Fourth General Meeting of the Agents Group of Aurora is held in Castellaneta Marina (Taranto). On the occasion, the Aurora Agents have set themselves the goal of redesigning their role in the market and the functional reorganization of the Agents Group is studied.
Along the process of renewal of the Unipol architecture, the hardware infrastructure of agencies, claims settlement centers and bank branches is renewed.
The technical area organizes a conference of Property claims adjusters who deal with civil liability. Following several acquisitions, it becomes important to share stories and put together the various professional experiences.
Unisalute becomes the manager of all the policies (including individual policies) of the Group, which require the presence of a partner network (in replacement of managers outside the Group).
With the establishment of Unipol Gruppo Finanziario, the Foundation initiates a repositioning strategy. Thus the Foundation Unipolis is established.
The Parties enter into discussions about the procedure to transfer applicants considered eligible.
Unipol launches Mosaico, the Company intranet. The Group’s intranet is completely redesigned both in terms of functions and navigation and with regard to the organization of its contents. In parallel the process of unification of the existing Intranet continues at the various Group companies.
In 2007, a review of the organizational structure of information systems begins for the purpose of streamlining skills and services.
On 18 December, an understanding is reached between Unipol, Linear, Unisalute and trade union representatives of FIBA CISL, FISAC CGIL, FNA, SNFIA and UILCA UIL.
After the meeting of the Euresa Boards, the anticipated meeting of the new Unipol managers with members of senior management of the two French mutual companies takes place.
The Foundation Cesar confirms its collaboration with the Association Libera chaired by Father Ciotti and throughout the year supports and participates in “Contromafie, the Antimafia Estates General”, a Day in memory of the victims of the Mafia (March 21) and the Antimafia Caravan.
An arrangement is reached on the appointment of representatives of companies and trade unions.
The range of auto products is enriched by the new Bonus / Malus rate with guaranteed recovery of the deductible in case of accident.
Linear proposes the campaign “Wanted” with a new feature.
Giovanni Consorte and Ivano Sacchetti resign, respectively, from the office of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the former, and Deputy Chairman and managing director the latter.
In 2005, the renewal of the various standing agreements with member organizations is followed by a national advertising campaig.
Sicurstrada, the project of the Foundation Cesar along with ASAPS (Associazione sostenitori e amici della polizia stradale, Association of supporters and friends of the traffic police) gives rise to a road safety campaign called “Safe travel for yourself and for others” involving highway Police a
As of May 2, Unipol presents two new products in its portfolio to the market and to the media world: “Unibox Strada Sicura” and “Franchigia Fruttuosa”.
The advertising communication of Linear is radically renewed with a logo restyling.
In early 2005, Unipol closes the Foreign Service, the organizational unit that had so far guaranteed a functional contact with international institutions (ICMIF and ACME, in particular) and with partners, and the institution Euresa, as well as most of the contacts concerning equity investments in
In January, Unipol completes the unification of the Group’s claims settlement offices. The process, which began in 2003 for MeieAurora, involved the settlement offices of Winterthur in 2004. This reorganization has allowed the Company to standardize the IT system and structure on the territory.
Sicurstrada and the Foundation Cesar work with the Foundation Ania in providing a free distance-learning course.
A demand emerges from the market for products in the Motor vehicle business that combine savings and simplicity.
In 2004, the development in size of Unipol Banca continues with the opening of 19 new branches and the acquisition of 22 branches from Banca Antonveneta. Cooperation begins with Aurora Assicurazioni, the Group’s Company, in order to open branches integrated with such Company’s agencies.
On 8 April, a framework agreement is reached between Unipol and the trade unions of the various Group companies on industrial relations.
During 2004, the Group completes the complex corporate integration operation that witnesses Winterthur Assicurazioni acquire, at various times, the companies MeieAurora, NewWin Assicurazioni and Winterthur Vita, taking the name Aurora Assicurazioni, the third multi-business Company operating in I
To customers who are part of the Club Sapiens, Linear sends a quarterly newsletter in paper that contains useful information for anyone who owns a motor vehicle.
The advertising campaign of 2003 recalls the previous year’s campaign with some new features. In fact, in early 2003, there is the need to renew a message that, while continuing to give great satisfaction in terms of return, is losing effectiveness after more than one year.
The Foundation Cesar creates the “Virtual Museum of Italian Cooperation”, multimedia documentation and information center on cooperation and social economy. The museum features the collaboration of the cooperative world and the Italian Institute of Cooperative Studies Luigi Luzzatti.
An agreement is reached between Unipol, MeieAurora and the trade unions on the strategy and unification project of the claims settlement offices of the various Group companies.
In November, in collaboration with the American Company Best Doctors, Unisalute launches a new product “Without Borders”, which, in case of serious diseases, provides the possibility of obtaining a second diagnosis by the best doctors at the national and international level and having a ceiling f
Unipol starts developing Unibox Strada Sicura, a technological system that keeps the car under constant satellite monitoring. Exploiting the GSM technology and GPS system, Unibox is able to transmit the data from the car to an operations center open 24 hours a day.
The program Leonardo dedicated to training within the World Social Economy is concluded.
Unipol chooses to improve management efficiency and commercial effectiveness of its agencies. The goal is to further move the focus of network activities from management to development and to strengthen the concept of client-centered business.
In 2002, the expansion of the sales network continues incisively. With the opening of 20 branches and the acquisition of 60 branches from the Capitalia Group at year-end, it has reached 173 branches (against 95 at the end of 2001), plus 57 financial outlets and 408 financial advisers.
In 2001, Unipol launches the “Master for neoliquidatori”, lasting four months, which is attended by 18 graduates.
In 2001, a new product, geared for enterprises, is launched. It offers the possibility, under a single contract, to insure against risks relating to Third Party Liability against Employees in relation to carrying out a business activity, Liability for Products and Legal Protection.
In 2001, Unipol adheres to the initiatives linked to the Decree of the Ministry of Environment on “Sustainable mobility in urban areas” (the so-called Ronchi Decree), which inter alia provides for the commitment of the Regional and local authorities to take measures to prevent and reduce the emis
The Foundation Cesar begins collaborating with Libera, Associazione Nomi e numeri contro le mafie (Association of names and numbers against the mafias).
The development of Linear continues also thanks to the Internet channel, which constitutes 25% of the total premium income. There are 50,000 newly policyholders during the year.
On 26 January 26, “Unipol Insieme” is launched, a new open-ended pension fund, which stands apart for having two guaranteed lines and a balanced ethical line among its investment compartments.
The Company reorganizes its sales network and brings together a number of agencies. This enables an increase in the average portfolio. The market share is reduced for the first time, but this is the result of the entry of leading banking groups in the Life insurance market.
On 4 December, as part of the ceremony for the award of the Oscars for financial statements and financial communication in 2000, Unipol is awarded, for the 1999 financial statements, the Oscar in the category of Insurance Companies, in recognition of the formal correctness and clarity of the docu
In 2000, procedures begin for adapting software to the transitional period of coexistence with the national currency, and for the period in which only the Euro will operate.
In the month of June, with several transactions, Unipol acquires a majority of the share capital of Navale Assicurazioni, Meie Assicurazioni, Meie Vita and Aurora Assicurazioni.
On the tenth anniversary of its operations, the first Social Report of the Foundation Cesar is published. Enea Mazzoli is confirmed as Chairman, the Deputy Chairmanship is entrusted to Eugenio Ferioli, while Hon. Nevio Felicetti is confirmed as honorary Chairman.
The service quality that Linear offers its customers, and that is one of the strategic priorities of the Company, obtains an important recognition in 2000: Linear is in fact the car insurance company that achieves the highest degree of customer satisfaction and is therefore awarded the BICSI - Da
In 2000, a new accident policy is launched. It is called “Favola” and is reserved for housewives. It is the result of the legal obligation (Law 493/1999) to provide health protection in the home and the establishment of insurance against household accidents.
The Foundation establishes the award “The Key to Smiling” to be given to those who strive towards others in the field of road safety, social solidarity and legality. The first three winners in Turin are Norberto Bobbio, Vittorio Foa and Alessandro Galante Garrone.