The Management Board of the Budimex Group takes key decisions influencing strategic directions of the Holding Companies’ development in line with the principles of sustainable development. The Board is also responsible for approving strategic plans in the area of sustainable development.
In 2021, Cezary Mączka – Member of the Management Board and Director of the Human Resources Management Division supervised and actively participated in the work on modifying and updating the Strategy in the ESG areas. Work in this area has been ongoing since mid-2021 and as of the 31st of December 2021 has not yet been completed. Continuation of said work has been scheduled for 2022.
Operational activities in the ESG area are the responsibility of individual organisational units at Budimex SA for the supervision of environmental issues, risk management, human resources management, health and safety, compliance and communication.
At the current stage of ESG management conditionality, an assessment of the effectiveness of the Management Board and Supervisory Council’s sustainability management activities has not been implemented.
Diversity at the top management levels
The General Diversity Policy has been in place in the Budimex Group since September 2016. It was updated in June 2021. The policy sets the direction for effective diversity management in the Group. Remaining one of the largest employers in Poland, the Budimex Group is guided by the principles of respect for all persons, equal treatment of them, using the potential of employees and counteracting all forms of discrimination, believing that this brings tangible benefits and affects the development and innovation of the organisation and the creation of a friendly social environment.
The policy applies to all levels of employment in the Group. Due to the importance of the influence exerted on other staff by following the principles of diversity at the highest levels of the organisation, on the 21st of September 2021 the Diversity Policy of the Management Board was adopted in the Budimex Group. The purpose of the Policy is to ensure the principles of equal treatment and diversity at the highest management level of the Group. This policy sets out a trajectory of activities in an effort to meet best practice, including the Best Practices for Listed Companies 2021 on diversity. The adoption of the Diversity Policy by the Supervisory Council is scheduled for 2022.
The objectives of the Diversity Policy are:
counteracting all forms of discrimination,
ensuring equal opportunities in access to information on the Group's ethical standards
actively managing diversity as part of its human resources policy, creating an open and diverse working environment
ensuring equal opportunities in access to education and promotion
achieving a level of pay equity as measured by the Gender Pay Gap
maintaining the level of women's representation in the total number of employees of the Budimex Group at a level above the average for the construction sector
ensuring a fair and objective evaluation of employees
promotion of diversity and education in cooperation with our stakeholders Celami Polityki Różnorodności są:
maintaining the level of women's representation in senior management as well as among managers and executives at a level at least equal to the level of women's representation in the total number of employees of the Budimex Group
Due diligence in management
Certified quality, occupational health and safety and environmental management systems ensure effective management at the operational level. In case of Budimex, at the head of the Holding Company Group, the Integrated Management System consists of:
- quality management system according to ISO 9001,
- environmental management system according to ISO 14001,
- occupational health and safety management system according to ISO 45001,
- information security management system according to ISO/IEC 27001,
- quality management system acc. to AQAP 2110,
- energy management system acc. to ISO 50001,
- IT Service Quality Management System acc. to ISO/IEC20000-1,
- Welding quality system acc. to PN-EN ISO 3834-2
Budimex SA has NATO Code No. 1836H of National Economy Entity (NCAGE) granted to entities whose activity is connected with the assortment of defence products or provision of services for defence. In addition, the Integrated Management System takes into account the guidelines for social responsibility management set out in the PN-ISO 26000 standard.
In other companies of the Budimex Group, Mostostal Kraków SA has certified management systems. The production, assembly and repair process is covered by the Quality Management System according to the Integrated Quality Management System (ISO 9001 – quality management system, ISO 14001 – environmental management system, ISO 45001 – occupational health and safety management system). The company holds a number of other certificates confirming e.g. bridge, welding or Office of Technical Inspection (UDT) licences.