Our disclosure on management approach to the human rights aspects of the GRI framework is disclosed in the following locations:
Investment and Procurement Practices
We are committed to investment and procurement practices that respect and support human rights observance. See our publicly available policy in relation to this aspect.
We are committed to fair and equitable employment and the abolition of all forms of discrimination and fully support elimination of forced and compulsory labour.
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
We are signatories to the Global Compact.
Abolition of Child Labor; Prevention of Forced and Compulsory Labor; Indigenous Rights
See our human rights and equal opportunities policy.
Complaints and Grievance Practices; Security Practices
Goals and Performance
Grontmij is a signatory of the Global Compact and openly commits to supporting the compact and the ten principles. Our Organisation-wide goals regarding performance relevant to human rights are contained in our annual report to the Global Compact and on our CSR website where we show our performance in relation to GRI indicator HR 4.
Our organisation-wide policies that define our organisation’s overall commitment to human rights as listed above can be found on our group website at www.grontmij.com/.
Overall organisational responsibility for human rights rests with our Group CEO Sylvo Thijsen. Within each of our operating regions we have a managing director who assumes responsibility for the delivery of human rights policy in line with regional laws and regulations.
List of Grontmij's managing directors
Training and awareness
Procedures for training and awareness raising in relation to human rights are in place for all staff, and in particular those with management responsibilities, in each of our operating regions. Training is provided as part of induction process for all new staff with regular up-date training being available as appropriate to changing rules or procedures.
Monitoring and Follow-Up
We have procedures in place for tracking our performance as detailed in our annual Global Compact and CSR reports.
Additional Contextual Information
A more detailed understanding of the following aspects of our management approach can be found in the text of our Annual Report and Accounts :
- Key successes and shortcomings;
- Major organisational risks and opportunities;
- Major changes within this reporting period to our management structures, and
- Key strategies for implementing policies and achieving performance