Each brand has a well-defined identity, with a specific values which are reflected in the product offering, features and design, as well as in appropriate communication mechanics.
We remain convinced that our balanced business model, combining profitable growth and a resolutely responsible approach, creates value for all and plays a full part in our contribution to better living in households around the world.
Dialogue between group management and employee is an integral part of our code of ethics. We are committed to encouraging such dialogue and respecting the freedom of association around the world. As such, we create employee representation bodies in all our operating countries. We have also signed collective agreements at our companies: at end-2016, nearly 89% of our workforce was covered by a collective agreement signed within the year.