For many years, the Group’s companies have shared a culture of commitment to human rights and human dignity.
Accordingly, its action principles are aligned with international texts issued by the United Nations, the International Labor Organization (ILO), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (see box).
Each Group entity is invited to consider the impact of its decisions on people to ensure that neither their integrity nor their dignity is harmed. The Group also monitors the sensitive situations to which it may be exposed, such as complying with rules on protecting property in sensitive areas. The Group also performs internal assessments within its subsidiaries.
All employees ensure that they do not discriminate either through their comments or their actions, including with regard to age, ethnic, social or cultural origin, religion, political or trade union opinions, personal lifestyle choices, specific physical features, or disability.