Each brand has a well-defined identity, with a specific values which are reflected in the product offering, features and design, as well as in appropriate communication mechanics.
We remain convinced that our balanced business model, combining profitable growth and a resolutely responsible approach, creates value for all and plays a full part in our contribution to better living in households around the world.
Purchasing is generally managed at Group level via a panel of suppliers and shared purchasing platforms by product family worldwide. Pooling purchases has a number of advantages:
Our Purchasing Department is in charge of negotiations with suppliers on prices, quality, punctuality and ethics.
It selects our suppliers based on two criteria:
performance: competitiveness on costs, respect of lead times, high standards on quality and innovation
By developing real partnerships with our suppliers, we can involve them in our progress processes and competitiveness targets.
The top priority when it comes to ethics is to enforce the laws in force in each country where Groupe SEB operates.