Saint-Gobain recognised as a Country Certified Top Employer 2020

Saint-Gobain has been officially recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in South Africa. This is the 6th consecutive year that Saint-Gobain South Africa has been awarded this prestigious certification.

“Top Employer certification aligns with the Group’s Transform & Grow strategy and supports our ambition to improve the trust, empowerment and collaboration in the organisation,” explains Fanie Vos, HR Director. “Participating companies must complete a strict research process and meet the required high standard to achieve the certification. All answers are independently audited.”

Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive people-first HR practices.

Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink says, “To become recognized as a Top Employer, an organization will have to prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees.  The certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they continuously commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!”


About Top Employers Institute Certification Programme

The Top Employers Institute Global Certification Programme has certified and recognised more than 1500 Top Employers in more than 118 countries/regions across five continents.


The HR Best Practice Survey encompasses over 100 questions which cover 600 ‘People Development’ practices across 10 topics: Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, On-boarding, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Career & Succession Management, Compensation & Benefits and Culture.


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About Top Employers Institute


Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognizing excellence in people practices. We help accelerate these practices to enrich the world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute certification programme, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognized as an employer of choice. Established more than 28 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1 500 organizations in 118 countries. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over 6 000 000 employees globally.


Top Employers Institute. For a better world of work.



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