Employees play an essential role in our transformation, that’s why developing know-how and skills is a priority. SUEZ involves every single employee in the future success and performance of our company.
Recognized for our talent development policy
In 2018, and for the fifth time, we were certified as a “Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute. This award recognizes our human resources practices, and in particular our career management and talent development schemes.
“For us, this Top Employers certification is an opportunity to think about our policies, and to go even further, so that our policies and practices become ever more efficient.”
Isabelle CalvezGroup Senior VP of Human Resources
For SUEZ, employee development is at the very heart of the Group’s transformation. To this end, we have defined a number of priorities:
- Career management
- Development of talent and potential
- Training and leadership
This policy is up to the current challenge and is one step ahead of the changes in its activities.
The Top Employers certification is awarded to companies that meet the very highest criteria in working conditions. In 2017, we received this distinction for the fifth consecutive year.
Developing know-how and competencies
Employees play an essential role in transformation, which is the reason why their skills are one of the keys to our development This is why training is a priority for us.
“TThe Group’s HR policy again focuses on training, with a view to nurturing a common culture. The development of skills is necessary for the growth of the Group and the transformation of our activities."
Stephanie HeuclinDirector of Learning and Diversity
A competitive and equitable compensation policy
We involve all employees in the future success and performance of the company by implementing a dynamic and fair pay policy that is in keeping with its values and societal commitments.
- Globality: compensation includes all components, monetary or otherwise, direct or indirect, immediate or deferred
- Competitiveness: in every country where the Group does business, the levels of compensation meet the highest market standards
- Equity: compensation takes both individual and collective performance into consideration
As part of our diversity policy, we pay close attention to equal pay between men and women.
- 2008: the Group enters the financial markets in July.
- 2009: SUEZ launches its free shares plan, in which employees all over the world are entitled to 30 SUEZ shares.
- 2011: SUEZ launches SHARING, its first share offer for employees, in France and internationally. It covers almost 76,000 employees in 19 countries.
- 2014: SUEZ launches its second share offer for employees, in France and internationally. 16,519 group employees joined the SHARING 2014 scheme in 22 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Luxembourg, Macao, Morocco, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
- In 2015, SUEZ received the Award for Employee Share Ownership from the French Federation of Associations of Employee and former Employee Shareholders. Since 2010, the proportion of employee shareholders has more than tripled, demonstrating the faith that our employees have in the future of the Group.