Once again, our employees have proven their unwavering commitment, at the heart of an unprecedented health crisis. Congratulations for the immense work accomplished and for having carried our values of solidarity and exemplarity so high.
Check out this interview of Armand Ajdari, Head of R&D at Saint-Gobain, explaining how his teams are handling the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to their responsiveness, innovation continues with all R&D expertises mobilized to fight the COVID-19.
The present situation means that nearly 36,000 SaintGobain employees work from home. They are able to continue their missions remotely, thanks to the fantastic work carried out by our IT teams. We would like to thank them for their dedication.
At Saint-Gobain, the health of our employees and our customers is our top priority. Discover more details here https://www.saint-gobain.com/en/covid-19-information
For the 9th consecutive year, we are proud to be named by Clarivate Analytics as one of the Derwent Top 100 Most Innovative Companies in the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2020 ranking! This recognition reflects the Group's constant efforts in innovation and R&D.
For the fifth consecutive year, SaintGobain has been certified as a Top Employer Global by the Top Employers Institute. We are proud to be one of the 13 companies in the world to have been certified. This certification shows the impact of our actions done for the well-being of our employees at work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMwsaDQ5i00
As we enter a new decade, we took a look back at our 2019 innovations using our "Yearbook", a unique retrospective created with Google Earth Studio. This journey through our biggest projects of the year makes us even more excited for what's to come in 2020! Join our team and make an impact!
As part of Challenges Economic Summit last week, our CEO Pierre-André de Chalendar spoke to the importance of employee share of ownership, being a key component of Saint-Gobain's culture. As our employees currently represent 8% of our overall capital, are represented on our Board of Directors, and play an important part in our strategy definition, we firmly believe employees must be involved in any organization's corporate governance. Learn more of our opportunities and join our culture!
In case you missed it, we are proud to announce we have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Continental Building Products, a highly respected plasterboard player in the U.S. This increases our U.S. presence and our ability to offer innovative solutions to a broader customer base. Looking to make an impact with us? Learn more of our career opportunities today! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMLcf
With #MissionToEarth, Saint-Gobain always carries higher the colors and commitments of its brand. This campaign illustrates the daily efforts of our teams to accomplish our mission: to design materials that improve your well-being and preserve the planet. A few weeks ago, we announced our commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050. "Mission To Earth" is part of this process by making the reality of this commitment very concrete and bringing it to a wide audience.