CARING, SHARING AND DARING These three values have forged
Colas’ identity and shaped us into who we are today. They take on their full meaning
every day as our people do their jobs across the Group’s job sites and
At Colas, Caring is a fundamental value of our corporate
culture. Whether it is self-care, care for employees, care for our customers and partners
or care for the environment and society, we are driven by the same duty to care. This is
why acting ethically and preserving the safety of those who work with us will always
remain our priority.
Caring means first and foremost setting an example,
listening to others, creating the conditions to allow employees to express themselves
freely and to grow.
Caring means translating our commitments into strong
actions in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Caring means doing everything we can to best meet the
needs of our customers.
GOING FURTHER, TOGETHER.
At Colas, we believe that multicultural diversity in terms of
nationality, gender and thought, along with teamwork and cross-disciplinary bridges are a
source of progress and new ideas.
Sharing is creating the optimal conditions for working
as a team by promoting trust, responsibility, and solidarity.
Sharing is encouraging the transmission of know-how between
generations and putting one’s expertise at the service of the Group, its customers,
partners, and stakeholders.
Colas was born from an innovation. This pioneering mindset
shaped our corporate culture, and we are among those who are driven to move forward,
explore new horizons, and reinvent ourselves. This is why, at Colas, it is always possible
to launch ideas and initiatives that create value.
Daring is encouraging initiative.
Daring is about giving everyone the opportunity to
Daring is pushing back the boundaries of what is
Respect for ethics and operating with integrity has been an
integral part of the Colas Group’s management philosophy.
Fair and honest competition provides Colas with the best
conditions for leveraging, technology and expertise, as well as for developing long-term
partnerships with customers.
Operating with integrity helps us shape an exemplary culture of
ethics and compliance.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
At Colas, safety is at the core of who we are and is at the
heart of everything we do. We are committed to our Goal Zero program that promotes Safe
Behavior through icons. We conduct continuous reviews of all our processes and activities
to ensure a safe workplace for all our employees, contractors, and the public.
Safety is, and always will be, one of the most important
aspects of the Colas Canada culture. Please discover the Colas Canada Health
and Safety Policy.
Responsible Development & Relationship with First
At Colas Canada, Responsible Development is built on a
long-term vision with continuous improvement practices to meet the growing demands of road
infrastructure users and customers. Thus, through improvement, the company takes into
consideration environmental, social, and economic aspects in its decision-making.
Colas Canada and its subsidiaries are established and perform
work in the ancestral territories of the native communities. We commit ourselves with the
First Nations through long-lasting partnerships.
The great disparity in the development of road infrastructures
currently experienced by the native communities affects many aspects of their members’
To address these challenges, the Colas Canada group is involved
through recruitment, training, cultural exchange and creation of partnerships and joint
ventures in the communities, for the development of road infrastructures and engineering
ENVIRONMENT. SOCIAL. ECONOMIC.
ENVIRONMENT. Due diligent, Colas Canada
takes its responsibilities and performs annual self-evaluation through tools derived from
environmental certifications such as ISO 14001 and NAPA DIAMOND. In addition, Colas Canada
takes steps to conserve and promote biodiversity with an educational approach.
SOCIAL. Leader in the field of road
construction, Colas Canada maintains an open and transparent dialogue with local
communities. Also, reducing risks of users and employees regarding health and safety is
always a priority.
ECONOMIC. Recycling, energy management
and technological innovations allow the company to reduce its impact on natural resources
and assure continuity with the following generations.