Our way

We are a multinational group with solid roots and a constant drive towards progress. Our culture, how we conduct ourselves in life and in business is what bonds us and makes us special, in any business or geographic area.

The values we share, which can be found in our origins and in our DNA, are a legacy for the future and the way we create long-term economic value.

We face each day as a fresh new beginning for new opportunities, new challenges and new triumphs.

Our approach to life and business is guided by the body of values and principles we call OUR WAY:

Trust and integrity - We are committed to creating economic value in the long term, built on sustainable relationships with all our stakeholders. These relationships are established based on principles of honesty, integrity and transparency.

People at the centre of our success - Our people are a determining factor in our success.  For that reason, we constantly work to improve our employer value proposition to allow us to attract and retain the most talented and ambitious professionals. We invest not only in developing their capabilities and skills, but also in ensuring we provide a thriving and attractive work environment, and facilitate balanced lifestyles. We continuously promote meritocracy and embrace diversity at all levels of the organisation.

Ambition - Our ambition is founded on continuously establishing goals which will stretch us to our limits, stimulating our energy and strengthening our determination. Ambition drives us and keeps us dissatisfied with the status quo, forcing us to go beyond our past successes. We always set ambitious goals that stretch our current competences and demand a bold and entrepreneurial attitude from our managers.

Innovation - Innovation is at the heart of our businesses. We always question our way of thinking, as well as industry orthodoxies, in order to identify new opportunities. We maintain a challenger attitude by continuously improving our value propositions and experimenting with new business models, while managing risks within reasonable limits. We know that we can only grow sustainably by innovating.

Corporate Responsibility - We are committed to developing our activities based on the principles of sustainable development, by contributing to society beyond the economic value generated by our business activities. In particular, we aim to improve the communities within which we operate by working together to tackle the most fundamental environmental and social challenges of our times.

Frugality and Efficiency - We aim to optimise the use of resources and maximise their return, avoiding any waste or extravagance. As a priority, we focus on achieving operating efficiency, promoting healthy competition, and delivering high impact projects.

Cooperation and Independence - We are ready to cooperate with central and local governments, to improve regulatory, legal and social frameworks, and to ensure the best solutions for the communities within which we operate, but we are also careful to maintain our independence in relation to all such entities.

To create long-term economic and social value, taking the benefits of progress and innovation to an ever-increasing number of people.

Code of Ethics
Access our Code of Ethics here. 

Plan for Gender Equality
Access our Plan for Gender Equality here.