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06/07/2011 Groupe SEB recognized by the Housewares Charity Foundation
In 2008, Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Groupe SEB, has been named as this year’s Lifetime Humanitarian by the Housewares Charity Foundation in recognition of the numerous programs he has championed through Groupe SEB and its Foundation. The vocation of the Groupe SEB foundation is to...
06/07/2011 Groupe SEB partner of Handicap International Colloquium
In order to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Handicap International, the famous French NGO, organized a colloquium on the following topic: What Future for NGOs in the new global governance? Sharing with the NGO citizen values and a sensibility in the fight against exclusion, Groupe SEB supported the colloquium which was held on 12 and 13...
20 "1 photo to help 1 child" operation
Within the framework of its Foundation, and in its 150th year, Groupe SEB extended an invitation to all its staff to join with it in the fight against exclusion. So, during the last two months, almost 7,000 employees took part in a project (led by UNESCO) to provide education for street children in Burundi by posting their photo with a...
10 Global Compact : Groupe SEB gets involved
As a member of the Global Compact, Groupe SEB attended the “Leaders Summit” which took place on 5-6 July 2007 in Geneva. Co-chaired by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the summit gathered around 1,000 world leaders who discussed responsible corporate practices. Groupe SEB also submitted a “communication on...
16 Colombia: our subsidiary’s exemplary action in safety/security
On 27 June 2007, Colombian Council of Security awarded Groupe SEB Colombia the distinction "Cross of Emerald" (1st rank) for its program in Safety, Security and Environment. Its exemplary action in this field also allowed it to win the competition of the best preventive plan in front of occupational hazards (diseases and accidents)...
17 A new tool to implement the Global Compact
As a signatory of the Global Compact, Groupe SEB uses its new logo (hereafter) and is increasingly involved in the process: in addition to its "communication on progress", he starts to use the HRCA Quick Check (Human Rights Compliance Assessment) on its sites. This questionnaire allows assessing the compliance of Human Rights in each...
16 First edition of the International Global Compact Yearbook
With the support of the Global Compact, this summer the German media group Macondo published the first edition of the "International United Nations Global Compact Yearbook". This book collects best practices in corporate social responsibility and gives examples of the implementation of the 10 principles of the Global Compact. In...
01 The performance of the group in nonfinancial areas is recognized by Forum Ethibel
The mission of the independent consulting body Forum Ethibel is to promote socially responsible investment in Europe. In 2009, they renewed Groupe SEB’s listing in their Ethibel Excellence register of companies selected for their good performance in social responsibility areas such as human rights, corporate governance, human resources,...
25 Groupe SEB wins " Ethique & Gouvernance " Trophy
The "Ethique & Gouvernance" Trophy, created in 2002 by the Ecole des Dirigeants et Créateurs d’entreprise (EDC) business school in Paris, recognizes companies who have demonstrated outstanding performance in the area of ethics or governance. On the 10th of February, the awards were presented at the Theatre...
04 Tefal’s Enjoy spatulas singled out
Tefal’s Enjoy kitchen utensils range just scooped first prize in this year’s “best recycled product” awards organized by EPRO, the European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organizations. This award is designed to encourage plastic recycling throughout Europe and promote demand for recycled materials...