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Engie enters into a new Global Framework Agreement on Fundamental Rights and ENGIE’s Social Responsibility

On 20 January 2022 the French multinational utility company, which operates in 70 countries, signed a global framework agreement (GFA) with three global union federations IndustriALL, BWI, and PSI. The agreement, which runs for a period of four years, commits the group to a global social protection programme, Engie Care, to prioritise sustainable employment, and to the creation of a ‘World Forum’, a joint dialogue body which will be responsible for monitoring the duty of vigilance. This text reinforces the company's commitment to international social dialogue after a first GFA was concluded in 2010.

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For Engie, it is a question of actively supporting the principles of a ‘Just Transition’ in accordance with its guiding principles ‘to accelerate the transition to a carbon neutral economy.’ The company thus intends to combine social commitments, respect for fundamental rights, particularly trade union rights, inclusion and ‘skills development’ with its set of environmental commitments. For the group’s HR Director Jean-Sébastien Blanc, it is a question of a “social ambition” that can spur other companies to “move towards an alternative way of globalisation.” Compared with the group’s first GFA in 2010 (c.f.…

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