1.6 Supporting sustainable growth
Rubis places its CSR commitments at the heart of its strategy
Providing access to energy for as many people as possible is a critical contribution to the development of the various geographies and the populations that live there.
Rubis aims to contribute to sustainable growth, in keeping with its corporate culture and values. To achieve this goal, the Group strives to operate in a responsible manner, taking into account both challenges in its sector and the expectations of its stakeholders.
The approach now revolves around four priorities that structure the Group’s CSR approach.
Limiting our environmental impact
In view of the nature of the Group’s activities, respect for the environment is one of its priorities.
As a responsible company, Rubis takes care to limit its environmental footprint by implementing measures to:
To support the Group’s strategic thinking, a Climate Committee has been established and a Climate & New Energies team now coordinates the operational efforts of the Rubis Énergie subsidiaries.
|•||reducing the carbon impact of its activities by optimizing its energy consumption (scopes 1 and 2); and|
|•||contributing to the development of a less carbon-intense society by developing energy transition solutions for its customers (promoting liquefied gas as a transition energy in emerging economies) and by promoting the use of low-carbon energies (biofuels, HVO, etc.).|
Operating in a safe environment
Rubis has placed safety at the heart of its responsible business ambition. Activity management systems are structured around this essential principle.
The Group strives on a daily basis to prevent the risk of industrial accidents and to protect the health and safety of workers, residents and consumers through the implementation of rigorous measures.
Attracting, developing, and retaining our talents
Rubis’ deeply ingrained entrepreneurial culture is a key aspect of its HR strategy to attract and retain employees. The Group relies on the skills and commitment of 4,142 employees in over 40 countries. It takes care to ensure the diversity of its teams, enriching the skills of its employees in order to maintain their employability over the long term, and ensuring a high level of engagement based on mutual respect and the sharing of value creation.
Operating responsibly and with integrity
As a responsible player, Rubis strives to comply with the best ethical standards and to develop deep roots and play an active role in the countries where it operates.
Our activities are a source of opportunities through the socioeconomic development they promote, both through the hiring of local employees and through the Group’s role in distributing energy for everyday life.
The Group also actively supports local initiatives that contribute to more inclusive economic growth and overall progress.
Over 98% OF OUR 4,142 EMPLOYEES are hired locally
Over 4,000 INDIRECT JOBS in our gas stations
Over 830 INDIRECT JOBS for truck drivers
A robust corruption prevention program implemented by
37 COMPLIANCE OFFICERS
30% WOMEN on average on Management Committees within the Rubis Énergie scope.
RECOGNIZED NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
|• MSCI renewed Rubis’ AA rating on December 14, 2020
• Rubis is also included in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe
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As an international group, Rubis has chosen to become involved in the countries where its operates, developing its economic, social and cultural role.