Service objectives


The following list represents the Key Service Objectives (KSO) for the Appleton Greene Risk Analysis service.

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Legal Assessment

 This process involves to: improve the company’s governance system; organize a structured and organic prevention and control aimed at reducing the risk of commission of related crimes business activities, with particular regard to the elimination or reduction any unlawful behavior; determine all those who operate in the name and on behalf of the company in “areas at risk”, the confidence to run in to infringements of the provisions, in an offense punishable by penalties, on legal or administrative nature, not only personally but also in the towards the company. Legal assessment includes the following activities: identification of activities of the business areas exposed to the committee a more offenses (risk analysis); the definition of appropriate procedures for the prevention of offenses (Control protocols) and the effective monitoring of the process operation. Risk Analysis – The risk analysis is done by analyzing business processes in order to identify areas and activities where it is possible to commit the offenses and measuring, for each of them, the level of risk (in terms of “probability” and “impact”). This activity of “risk assessment”, risk assessment, focuses on the corporate structure, the specific business risks and internal regulatory system entity (company procedures). The risks are identified through a structured process of risk assessment (Risk assessment), generally carried out by means of: interviewing managers; workshop with the resources of one or more business functions and surveys. In performing this preliminary analysis assumes a fundamental role the Internal Audit. The Internal Audit is an independent activity and objective assurance and consultancy, aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency Organization. We assist the organization in pursuit of its objectives through a systematic professional approach that generates value added since it is aimed at evaluating and improving the control processes, risk management and corporate governance. This function can support the Supervisory Board in the operation of the process verification, checking the design and operation of parking control protocols in place to mitigate the risk of committing crimes.


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Risk Evaluation

 The objective of risk management is to understand what and how to prevent in relation to possible cases of damage, but also what and how to mitigate in terms of consequences and what to possibly transfer to other entities by means of, for example, appropriate insurance coverage. Identify, analyze, evaluate, communicate, monitor and eliminate the risks associated with any activity, or process in order to make the organization able to minimize losses and maximize opportunities. All this in a perspective of business continuity, that continuity of the production process or service delivery. Elements of the process considered are: setting the context of the risk assessment (identification, analysis, increase) of the risk treatment across which we highlight the following activities: communication and consultation, monitoring and review. Establish the context and politics (external context: social, cultural, political, cogent, financial, technology, internal context: governance, organizational structure, responsibilities, policies, information systems and flows; for risk management policy). Risk Identification (sources of risk, impact areas, events, circumstances, consequences, goal and full list of events that may affect the achievement of objectives). Analysis and risk weight; the analysis (determination of the consequences and attributes as the verisimilitude) provides inputs to the phase weighting, as the level of risk. Increase: comparison between the level of risk and risk criteria. Risk Treatment: deciding not to start or continue activities that result in the onset of risk; hiring or increase the risk in order to pursue an opportunity; remove the source of risk; to change the probability; edit their consequences; share the risk with other / and part / s (including financial control) and to consider the risk by informed decision.


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Quality Implementation

 The implementation of the management system for quality plans a project of organization and training that must permeate the structure in all its parts, with the objective of defining the processes aimed at continually improving and optimizing the efficiency. The project follows the following steps: Verify the organization and the existing documentation; Definition of quality policy and objectives; Definition and preparation of quality documents; Risk assessment; Audit Verification and Assistance during the Inspection Visit. During the first operation will be carried out a detailed verification of the organizational status and will define the objectives and stakeholders. This phase involves the actual analysis of the organization and the collection of all the existing documentation (possible forms and operating instructions) on the subject of the certification processes. This in order to check the current state of the art and to manage the integration with the quality system that must be implemented and with the documentation to be drawn. At each stage, and especially in the initial phase, it will be essential that the involvement of both the direction of the function managers, coordinated by the consultant, to define what the norm called “quality policy”, namely the objectives that the Company intends to pursue, to meet the needs of customers, external / internal. Risk assessment plans to identify, analyze, evaluate, communicate, monitor and eliminate the risks associated with any activity, or process in order to make the organization able to minimize losses and maximize opportunities. It must necessarily be an ongoing process aimed at improving since, over time, external factors or internal risk may change and should include an estimate of the costs of risk management, in terms of economic resources, capacity and means. The next step in setting the objectives will be to detect processes, responsibilities by assigning specific tasks and responsibilities. In this phase it will be crucial the involvement of both the function Officers that their collaborators, coordinated by a consultant, to obtain maximum involvement and dissemination of the Quality System. In order to verify the correct and full implementation of the quality system set up during the last month of the project, before by the inspection of the chosen certification, it will be carried out thorough auditing activities on all subjects to the certification process.


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Environmental Implementation

 Initial Environmental Assessment that identifies the significant environmental aspects typical of every company. The Environmental Analysis allows to: Identify the legal requirements applicable to an organization; Identify all environmental aspects with a significant environmental impact; Locate the appropriate criteria for evaluating the environmental impacts; Review all existing management practices and procedures relating to the environment and Evaluate the teaching from the investigation of previous incidents and environmental emergencies. The Environmental Analysis is designed to identify: the direct and indirect aspects (environmental aspect: element of an activity, product or service of an organization that can interact with the environment) and the significant impacts (environmental impact: any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from activities, products or services of an organization). The Environmental Analysis is the tool that allows the organization to: Acquire a complete knowledge, thorough and documented related environmental aspects of its activities, its products and services; find out what are the most significant environmental aspects and the environmental performance indicators by which to measure the environmental performance; the realization of a control system with instruments such as procedures and control plans; support and assistance in the implementation of the environmental system; monitoring of activities and internal audit for the verification of the proper functioning. A systematic check carried out by the internal audit is to minimize the risks, to provide assurance to stakeholders (shareholders, employees, management, customers) and to define clear priorities for action to achieve compliance, for risk reduction and for the process improvement and periodic definition of improvement plans.


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SS Implementation

 Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series allows the business issues related to security management, through the identification of hazards, assessment of risks and their reduction. A continuous improvement plan allows the identification and subsequent implementation of control measures. The consulting services to obtain OHSAS 18001 certification enables you to create an “active prevention” corporate policy that allows you to: Ensure compliance with legal requirements; Ensure the company an advantage in participating in tenders by public or private entities; Reduce workplace accidents both in terms of frequency and in terms of severity and the related costs “indirect”; Reduce the possibility of incurring administrative sanctions and / or criminal proceedings; Reduce image risks from accidents at work; Increase employee motivation and thus the working efficiency; Continuously monitor and verify safe working conditions and Design and implement an integrated system for quality, environment and safety. This process Involves: Definition of the SSL policy; Formulation of a plan for the introduction and development of a SSL management system; Drafting of the full SSL Manual of the procedures required by the regulations; Organization of a registration system; Specific personnel training than is the policy; System implementation and testing agreed through internal audits; Planning and development of corrective measures applications; Selection of the certification and Tiling constant during audits to ensure a technical support to the customer. The benefits derived from it are the bureaucratic / administrative simplifications, decision support in investment operations or technological change, greater protection of company assets and a better image towards its customers.

This service is primarily available to the following industry sectors:

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Energy

Due diligence and risk analysis are consulting processes aimed at identifying the possible impacts arising out of activities in the sights. Identify, analyze, evaluate, communicate, monitor and eliminate the risks associated with any activity, or process in order to make the organization able to minimize losses and maximize opportunities. Conserve natural resources and protect the environment is a common concern today among consumers and businesses. In addition, the demand for environmentally friendly fuel continues to grow. For this, the use of alternative fuels such as biomass and biofuels is spreading. These new sources of energy is required to comply with the sustainability requirements. Even for traditional sources, the energy sector is facing a complex technological challenge that will require significant investment in infrastructure. Dynamism, ideas and a strong commitment aimed at sharing economy characterize the ecosystems of these new entrepreneurial projects that decide to operate in the energy sector. Specifically, 88% of startups (392 in total) carries out activities and provides scientific research and development services, while 27 (6%) are concerned with the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, 5% (equivalent to 21 initiatives entrepreneurial) operates in the construction of various equipment and machinery. Finally, there are four energy startups (1% of the total) who build and sell motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers. Producing energy from renewable energy and efficiency are two of the areas in which they move young companies in the energy sector that are born and work in Italy. Often the services they offer on the market can be integrated with the offer of the largest companies.


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Construction

The positive signs, albeit modest, in the economy act still does not involve the construction sector continues to show declines in production levels though more slowly. The estimate made by Ance for 2015 is still a reduction in investment in construction by 1.3% in real terms, after significant declines in previous years (-7% in 2013 and -5.2% in 2014). The number of people employed in construction, after 19 consecutive quarters of declines trend, shows, in the second quarter 2015, an increase of 2.3% on the basis annually. The decline in construction investment in 2015, lower than in previous years, was mitigated by the extension until December 2015 the enhancement of tax incentives for building renovations and for energy efficiency (provided for by the 2015 Stability Law). Added to this are a number of measures relating to public works which, though not enough to reverse the cycle, they mitigate, however, already in 2015, the downturn. Identify, analyze, evaluate, communicate, monitor and eliminate the risks associated with any activity, or process in order to make the organization able to minimize losses and maximize opportunities. An approach extended to business continuity management company that identifies of accident scenarios involving critical business processes, you get to define strategies, organizational controls and emergency measures to be put in place to ensure the level of continuity, set a target. We assist our customers by offering our advice for the development and implementation of business management systems useful to monitor and improve work performance, according to regulations and international standards. We assist our customers by offering our advice for the development and implementation of business management systems useful to monitor and improve work performance, according to regulations and international standards.


Automotive

The automotive industry plays an extremely important role in world economy and the international economy, since it deals with the design, construction and marketing of motor vehicles, used every day around the world. As a result, vacancies in Italy are continuous, endless and very appealing. The automotive sector can be a turning point, both economically and professionally, for those who have decided to make available their skills and their will to contribute personally to the development of an important branch of industry. Salaries, in fact, are very high and working conditions are among the best on the market. Working in the automotive sector, also it can give you great personal satisfaction, because its achievements have great importance both nationally and globally. Innovation and research are important points of the automotive sector, and are also the basis of this type of industry. This is why large companies are always looking for promising young researchers. The working environment in which these professionals work is very interesting and offers many opportunities to make a career, even in a short period; in several large multinationals, in fact, there are various possibilities for placement offered by major car manufacturers. The consulting activity focuses on all areas of risk that are relevant in terms of continuity of production (process risks, risks of utilities, risks from suppliers, risks due to the automation of processes, risks of customers, risks due transport and logistics) and aims to highlight the critical customer scenarios, estimating the consequences. n approach extended to business continuity management company that identifies of accident scenarios involving critical business processes, you get to define strategies, organizational controls and emergency measures to be put in place to ensure the level of continuity set a target.


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Oil & Gas

Our global and industry expertise extends on a wide range of sectors. We aim to offer companies advisory services for the development and conduct of due diligence and risk analysis relating to production sites belonging to different industrial sectors (Energy, Construction, Automotive, Oil & Gas and Food & Beverage), commercial activities, as well as disposal sites located throughout the world. Due diligence and risk analysis are consulting processes aimed at identifying the possible impacts arising out of activities in the sights. Identify, analyze, evaluate, communicate, monitor and eliminate the risks associated with any activity, or process in order to make the organization able to minimize losses and maximize opportunities. An approach extended to business continuity management company that identifies of accident scenarios involving critical business processes, you get to define strategies, organizational controls and emergency measures to be put in place to ensure the level of continuity set a target.With increasing global demand for energy and an economic scenario evolving, the oil and gas industry is facing new challenges and opportunities. Our team of specialists provides assistance to companies in the sector in risk management, performance optimization and compliance with the regulatory environment. The consulting activity focuses on all areas of risk that are relevant in terms of continuity of production (process risks, risks of utilities, risks from suppliers, risks due to the automation of processes, risks of customers, risks due transport and logistics) and aims to highlight the critical customer scenarios, estimating the consequences. Our network of professionals engaged in the oil and gas industry, is able to provide support on key issues, including: Risk management in an energy landscape in constant evolution; The M & A activity and investment; Reduction of costs and optimization of processes; The growth of emerging markets and Regulatory updates.


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Food & Beverage

This field deals with the processing and transformation of products from primary activities such as agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing or secondly, the blanks obtained as mentioned, to make finished products to be allocated, in the face of a proper conditioning / packaging, market, and therefore consumer, food. The main activities for this sector are: Standardized series productions; presence of handling systems and automated internal transport; use of machines, or simply by mechanical systems, connected together to form production lines and subdivision of the business in specific tasks such as administration, purchasing, maintenance, operation of plants, control, marketing. We believe that improving the competitiveness of every business goes through process efficiency, training and motivation of staff, the use of effective information systems and the application of shared procedures for the control of all activities. All projects are conducted in order to obtain the customer’s objectives, both in terms of effectiveness and in terms of efficiency. Maintain an effective system of communication with customers, the community and all staff in order to transpose its requirements by informing them about the process of continuous improvement and about the results achieved. Guarantee efficiency in the management and control of operating units through the ability in management control and the systematic control of operating activities and the related costs to the Directorate by providing an effective and timely reporting on operations.

Bronze Service

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Monthly cost: USD $1,000.00
Time limit: 5 hours per month
Contract period: 12 months

Bronze service includes:

01. Email support
02. Telephone support
03. Questions & answers
04. Professional advice
05. Communication management

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Bronze Client Service (BCS) for Risk Analysis provides clients with an entry level option and enables client contacts to become personally acquainted with Dr. Magnoni over a sustainable period of time. We suggest that clients allocate up to a maximum of 5 Key Employees for this service. Your Key Employees can then contact the consultant via email, whenever they feel that they need specific advice or support in relation to the consultant’s specialist subject. The consultant will also be proactive about opening and maintaining communications with your Key Employees. Your Key Employees can list and number any questions that they would like to ask and they will then receive specific answers to each and every query that they may have. Your Key Employees can then retain these communications on file for future reference. General support inquiries will usually receive replies within 48 hours, but please allow a period of up to 10 business days during busy periods. The Bronze Client Service (BCS) enables your Key Employees to get to know their designated Appleton Greene consultant and to benefit from the consultant’s specialist skills, knowledge and experience.

Silver Service

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Monthly cost: USD $2,000.00
Time limit: 10 hours per month
Contract period: 12 months

Bronze service plus

01. Research analysis
02. Management analysis
03. Performance analysis
04. Business process analysis
05. Training analysis

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Silver Client Service (SCS) for Risk Analysis provides more time for research and development. If you require Dr. Magnoni to undertake research on your behalf, or on behalf of your Key Employees, then this would understandably require more time and the Silver Client Service (SCS) accommodates this. For example, you may want your consultant to undertake some research into your management, performance, business, or training processes, with a view towards providing an independent analysis and recommendations for improvement. If any research and development, or business analysis is required, then the Silver Client Service (SCS) is for you.

Gold Service

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Monthly cost: USD $3,000.00
Time limit: 15 hours per month
Contract period: 12 months

Bronze/Silver service plus

01. Management interviews
02. Evaluation and assessment
03. Performance improvement
04. Business process improvement
05. Management training

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Gold Client Service (GCS) for Risk Analysis is intended for more detailed evaluation and assessment, that may require your Key Employees to have monthly meetings or interviews with Dr. Magnoni. These meetings and interviews can be conducted over the telephone, Skype, or by video conference if required. The consultant can also attend your business premises, an Appleton Greene office, or another mutually beneficial location, but please note that clients are responsible for the costs of any disbursements separately, including travel and accommodation. This service enables you to integrate the specific skills, knowledge and experience of your designated consultant into your Key Employee management team. The Gold Client Service (GCS) can also incorporate training workshops, business presentations and external meetings with customers, suppliers, associations, or any other business-related stakeholders.

Platinum Service

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Monthly cost: USD $4,000.00
Time limit: 20 hours per month
Contract period: 12 months

Bronze/Silver/Gold service plus

01. Project planning
02. Project development
03. Project implementation
04. Project management
05. Project review

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Platinum Client Service (PCS) for Risk Analysis is our flagship service and will be required if you need Dr. Magnoni to facilitate the planning, development, implementation, management, or review of a particular project relating to his specialist subject, which would obviously require more time and dedication. This service enables you to reserve up to 12.5% of the consultant’s working month and provides a more hands-on service as and when required. If you need more time than this, then this can always be arranged, subject of course to the consultant’s ongoing availability. The benefit of having an external consultant involved in projects is they provide an independent perspective and are not influenced by internal politics, day-to-day responsibilities, or personal career interest. They provide objectivity, specific knowledge, skills and experience and will be entirely focused upon the tasks at hand. The Platinum Client Service (PCS) will provide your organization with a valuable resource as and when you need it.

Platinum Service

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Monthly cost: USD $4,000.00
Time limit: 20 hours per month
Contract period: 12 months

Bronze/Silver/Gold service plus

01. Project planning
02. Project development
03. Project implementation
04. Project management
05. Project review

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SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Platinum Client Service (PCS) for Risk Analysis is our flagship service and will be required if you need Dr. Magnoni to facilitate the planning, development, implementation, management, or review of a particular project relating to his specialist subject, which would obviously require more time and dedication. This service enables you to reserve up to 12.5% of the consultant’s working month and provides a more hands-on service as and when required. If you need more time than this, then this can always be arranged, subject of course to the consultant’s ongoing availability. The benefit of having an external consultant involved in projects is they provide an independent perspective and are not influenced by internal politics, day-to-day responsibilities, or personal career interest. They provide objectivity, specific knowledge, skills and experience and will be entirely focused upon the tasks at hand. The Platinum Client Service (PCS) will provide your organization with a valuable resource as and when you need it.


Benefits

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  1. Customer satisfaction
  2. Customer care
  3. Cost reduction
  4. Legal compliance
  5. Performance improvement
  6. Claim reduction
  7. Increasing sales
  8. Brand reputation
  9. Contact resolution
  10. Service improvement