GEO: An Initiative Driven by Three Forces
Building upon our long-standing commitment to total quality, the GEO initiative (Gruau Excellence Opérationnelle, or Gruau Operational Excellence) serves as the driving force behind Gruau’s performance.
- Progress Knows No Bounds.
- We believe that value creation is the key to prosperity.
- By embedding quality within our processes, we naturally achieve excellence.
Our management approach fosters a culture of continuous improvement and a steadfast dedication to motivating and training our employees.
Partnership with suppliers
FOR OUR CUSTOMERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS
Ambition: Creating Value
The three-process architecture of our system
Drive the 2022 project
Implement the strategy
DEPLOYMENT OF GROUP POLICIES
Set objectives and targets
Develop improvement plans
Continuously anticipate future needs
COMMITMENT TO RESULTS
Monitor and plan
- Use the required personal protective equipment.
- Respect and maintain automatic safety systems in good working order.
- Follow cleaning and maintenance instructions.
- Respect pedestrian walkways and doors.
- Ensure the fire alarm system and emergency exits remain unobstructed.
- Restrict access to securely locked electrical cabinets.
- Adhere to speed limits for forklifts, cars, and trucks.
- Use proper labelling for chemical products.
- Minimize the presence of chemicals in the workplace (maximum: one day).
- Perform daily safety-environmental checks and procedures.
- React promptly and uncompromisingly to safety concerns.
- Stay informed of HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) results.
- Consistently invite the HSE manager to meetings.
- Provide HSE training for new employees.
- Conduct regular HSE audits.
The Gruau Managerial Excellence Initiative
The Managerial Excellence Initiative is spearheaded by a community of managers who place a high value on providing meaning and attentive listening. This empowers each employee to surpass their own limits and contribute their utmost to achieve collective performance.
It is built upon a framework that focuses on principles and practices, combining high standards and supportive corporate culture through individual and collective resources.
What is the Bluegreen initiative?
Bluegreen, Utily-Terre by Gruau, represents our commitment to Social and Environmental Responsibility and our dedication to incorporating the circular economy into our thinking and operations.
How do we do this? By adopting sustainable purchasing practices, engaging in eco-design, recycling and repurposing our waste, prioritizing the well-being of Gruau employees, and instilling a sense of pride in their efforts to protect the environment.
The 3 Pillars
- A project-based management approach that has been in place for over 20 years.
- A robust human resources policy aimed at preparing for the future.
- Production sites that prioritize the well-being of individuals and the environment.
- Integration of eco-design into the development of our products.
- Active participation in community initiatives.
- Endorsement of the United Nations Global Compact.
The G’INNOV initiative
Discover our G’INNOV initiative, a voluntary and participatory process rooted in collective intelligence. Through activities like “experiencing first-hand,” studying usage patterns, and collaborating with others in the G’innov Lab – a centre for interaction – we create significant value for our customers.