Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility: Getlink committed
Getlink committed to CSR excellence

Creator of a vital link that brings people, business and cultures together, a major contributor to mobility, rooted in its local communities, a leader in eco-friendly transport from the outset, Getlink integrates social, environmental and corporate responsibility at the heart of its strategy.

Strategy: acting as a corporate citizen

The Getlink’s approach to CSR reflects its commitment to sustainable growth for the Group but also for all the stakeholders comprised in its value chain: customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders, community, etc. The monitoring and reporting process set by the Group demonstrates its commitment, its transparency and its ambition to set exemplary standards in these fields. The defined policy covers 3 main areas:

Social

  • Continuously improve working conditions
  • Develop staff employability
  • Promote constructive social dialogue
  • Encourage diversity and equal opportunities
  • Identify and nurture talent
  • Facilitate employment and integration of workers with disabilities.

Environmental

  • Minimise the impact of our activities on the environment
  • Reduce our carbon footprint
  • Preserve natural resources
  • Protect and increase biodiversity
  • Limit and make effective use of waste
  • Control disturbance from operating activities.

Corporate

  • Contribute to regional economic development, continuously strengthen risk prevention, ensure maximum standards of safety and security
  • Build lasting relationships with all stakeholders (shareholders, customers, subcontractors, suppliers, etc)
  • Act as an inclusive, public-minded company
  • Provide support to local communities
  • Encourage research, innovation and the sharing of expertise
  • Participate in the development of culture and heritage.

A responsible Group, always in action

Even before the emergence of the concept of CSR, Getlink advocated the creation of wealth for all in tandem with environmental responsibility. The CSR action plan is deployed in accordance with best practice and draws on regular results, assessments and analyses to integrate future challenges and opportunities for innovation.

Anchored in the development strategy of the Group’s overall performance, this commitment is is further enhanced through concrete and quantifiable measures, reported in a wholly transparent way. On a daily basis, all Getlink’s subsidiaries carry out their commitments and actions in accordance with the principles and values shared by the 3,500 employees of the Group, in the United Kingdom, France and internationally.

An ambition of exemplarity

  • Best practice in governance
  • Economic responsibility for long term profitability
  • Respect for human rights
  • Code of ethics and compliance
  • Anti-corruption policy
  • Strict and responsible purchasing policy.
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Social responsibility

Getlink has created a working environment that encourages the growth and development of each employee.

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Environmental responsibility

Leader in eco-responsible transport, Getlink provides unique and innovative mobility transport and infrastructure solutions.

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Corporate responsibility

As a committed partner, Getlink contributes significantly and sustainably to the social and economic development of its local regions.

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