CSR : CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY
What is CSR ?
The European Commission gave the following definition: « this is a concept designating the voluntary integration by companies of social and environmental concerns in connection with their commercial activities and their relationship with third parties. » (standard ISO 26000 adopted in 2010)
Subsequently, the European Commission reviewed the definition of CSR and extended the responsibility of the companies to all effects they exercise on the society. CSR process goes beyond legal constraint. It covers the impact of the corporate activity over the community : economic, social, environmental.
- To satisfy and gain customers’ loyalty
- To maintain quality of service
- To implement a fair pricing policy
- To endeavour to use local suppliers
- To pay invoices in due course
- To show transparency to investors…
- To reinforce equality of chances and diversity
- To guarantee health and safety at work
- To observe employees’ rights
- To train staff…
- To use efficiently and sustainably natural resources
- To limit wastes, specially the hazardous ones
- To promote biological diversity…
CSR is a voluntary act initiated by the management. CSR allows companies to combine at the same time: their financial targets, customer requirements, employees’ expectations.
CSR AT HYDRO EXPRESS
We bring to our customers : quality, reactivity, innovation, at the best price. We are looking forward to long term partnership.
Our duties as far as administrative vigilance on the French territory require permanent monitoring : all legal documents are available on safe dematerialized platforms such as ACTRADIS and ATTESTATION LEGALE. Continuous control and transparency are strong assets in administrative driven countries such as France.
Generally speaking, our management team was briefed on ethic commitments and compliance : respect of professional standards, ethics codes, specific rules applicable to our activities, implementation of processes aiming to securing a good governance.
HYDRO EXPRESS is fully committed to its responsibilities of social enterprise, as choice employer for its collaborators. Our commitment is materialized by : a strong focus on quality and safety, a responsive professional development of our employees, the action and involvement of managers in terms of social responsibility, respect and dialogue between internal players.
Our personnel is 100% employed under French contracts, with unlimited duration (CDI or CDIC). We do not practice posted worker contract.
Upon site requirements, our personnel undergoes complementary training so to perform as expected in the profession : driving cherry picker, working in altitude, rigging up scaffold…
We care about working environment : whenever our employees work in remote locations, they are accommodated as close as practicable to the work site. So to reduce the risk of road accidents and increase effective resting time.
We encourage the transmission of know-how between our employees : multi-skills increase our flexibility.
We permanently recruit personnel to fulfill our needs and secure new competences as per our strategic developments. Young people represent 1/3 of our new recruits.
Our company has taken into account the new provisions of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679.
We promote non-welded piping connection technologies, including for metal pipes and high pressure. This brings many advantages such as :
- No physical damage to the person (glare, burn)
- reduced environmental impact by not using acids for pickling
- no need of industrial gas
- the process works regardless of metal used : steel, stainless steel, copper, cunifer…
- more economic
- pipe work is clean from start
Public transport is preferred at all times.