Social responsibility |12.21.2012
Legrand is distinguished for its Responsible Supplier Relations
On 20 December 2012, Legrand was awarded the "Responsible Supplier relations" mark of approval.
Legrand is one of the first four companies to be granted this mark, which singles out companies in France that have demonstrated their commitment to balanced and sustainable supplier relationships. The award is valid for a three-year period and reflects the renforcement by Legrand of the 10 commitments for responsible purchasing set out in the charter of inter-company relations. Legrand was a contributor to the drafting of this guideline document and one of its very first signatories in 2010.
The recognition expressed by this award also consolidates the Group's Sustainable Development roadmap, in which one of the declared aims is to involve suppliers in its Sustainable Development approach. This is to be achieved especially through greater acknowledgement of social and environmental aspects in supplier assessment. The aim is also to train and support buyers in raising the level of requirements with regard to supplier selection and to increase their vigilance in terms of environmental performance of the proposed products.