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Business Ecosystem

Legrand’s Vision for a More Comprehensive, Ethical Business Ecosystem

Legrand’s Commitment to Creating a Strong Business Ecosystem Is Core to Becoming a More Sustainable Organization

As a global specialist and market leader, Legrand is committed to the highest levels of ethical interactions with all stakeholders, contractually or otherwise, and as part of our ongoing activities with our direct or indirect), users (distributors, installers or end customers), and the overall economic environment in which the Group operates on a daily basis.

Legrand's ethics are at the heart of all its economic relations, all along the value chain. The Legrand Group global headquarters located in Limoges, France, aims to provide users with sustainable solutions and to ensure sustainable purchasing.

In our new three-year Corporate Social Responsibility Roadmap, we’ve outlined the areas of action which will deepen our commitment to a strong business ecosystem.  

 

Legrand’s Business Ecosystem Priorities

Becoming a strong corporate citizen requires integrity, upholding international commitments to behaving as an ethical actor throughout our supply chain and maintaining a strong product risk management process. 

Protecting the health and safety of users

As a responsible industrial manufacturer, Legrand is committed to protecting the health and safety of the users of our products and, in turn, reducing the possibility that our finished products could create risk to the user. That is why we take great care to manufacture quality products. However, However, we acknowledge that there are occasions when it is necessary to issue a recall on our products. When that happens, our product risk quality policy outlines steps to quickly and responsibly identify and record product quality issues, evaluate the potential health and safety risk to users and communicate with users as necessary.

Our goal for this roadmap is to ensure that 100% of turnover covered by a product risk quality policy.

Stimulating innovation thanks to partnerships

Legrand’s success is highly dependent on our ability to develop and market new and unique products and services in the markets we serve. We are committed to both organic innovation and innovation through partnerships to identify new opportunities to advance safety, security, performance, efficiency and sustainability within high performance buildings. We prioritize partnerships with universities, consortia, associations and with researchers. Our goal for this roadmap is to seek new innovation partnerships on behalf of Legrand Group.

Legrand’s suppliers are important external stakeholders within our organization’s value chain. We work to ensure that our suppliers operate in accordance with policies and practices that meet our global standards for health, safety, the environment and human rights by conducting risk assessments, and as needed, guiding our suppliers to develop action plans to improve their performance. We monitor and document their progress in the field to have confidence that the components, materials and product we source are consistent with our commitment to sustainability.

To learn more about our commitment to our suppliers and our partners, click here.

Our goal for this roadmap is to control social and environmental risks throughout the supply chain.

Promoting awareness and training for even greater integration of CSR into purchasing practices
- Legrand Group seeks to train 1,000 employees in the purchasing and decision-making process, globally
- Implement a “life cycle cost” approach on 100% of the purchases concerned

Deploying duty of care with suppliers identified as at-risk in CSR terms
- Improve the situation for 100% of suppliers identified as at-risk in CSR terms