For over 300 years, Saint-Gobain has taken a special care of all its employees.
Pursuing this tradition, the Group makes a great effort to offer motivating career prospects to every member of its staff, combined with varied training programmes designed to underpin Saint-Gobain's strategy.
An international community
At Saint-Gobain, 3 out of 4 employees work outside France.
About 190,000 people work in 64 countries.
Distribution of employees by countries
Saint-Gobain promotes multicultural awareness among its managers by giving them assignments outside their home country, especially at the beginning of their careers.
The Saint-Gobain Group is made up of 90 nationalities. 6% of managers work outside their home country.
1,513 agreements with the social partners have been signed in the Group in 2013.
The annual convention for European Social Dialogue is attended by 70 union members from the European Union states, Switzerland and Norway. A select committee (9 members of different nationalities) monitors the implementation of decisions throughout the year.
Saint-Gobain Development was set up in France in 1982 to help employees find alternative positions and participate in schemes aimed at reindustrializing and reenergizing the regions.