Corporate Social Responsibility
We strive to create sustainable value for all Questel stakeholders and we understand that our duties as an Intellectual Property and Innovation solutions provider come with vast responsibilities: toward the economy and society, as an employer, and for our environment.
100% of our employees are trained and involved in our CSR strategy
50% of our strategic suppliers have signed our CSR policy / code of conduct
-50% of internal travel CO2 emission per employee
100% of our offices implement hardware sustainable waste solutions
EcoVadis assessment Group deployment
Discover in this document our:
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Charter
To meet environmental, societal, and ethical challenges, we are committed to a
Our anti-corruption policy aims to assist and help staff understand and apply Questel’s anti-corruption policy and integrity guidelines.
3 pillars: leverage innovation partnerships with suppliers, increase competitiveness, contribute to local development.
Our principles: we have chosen to operate with honesty, responsibility, fairness, respect, transparency and citizenship.
Questel Translations works with more than 1,300 translators and applies ethical, diversity and non-discrimination standards.
Questel is working on its low-carbon strategy and is in the process of carrying out, for the first time, its carbon footprint with Sweep.
Self development trainings and cyber security awareness
Questel sponsored the Women in IP Law, Diversity & Inclusion Committees’ networking event
Evolution & analysis of variations of the KPIs
Compliance with 5 investors’ ESG Reporting
88% of Questel’s employees are happy at work
Deployment of a well-being and sports platform
All the Questel teams raised funds by practicing sports
Implemented for the Questel Group
Implemented for 2019 and 2020
Centralized and local representatives
Positive mindset, flexibility and adaptability during Covid-19 crisis
Installed in Questel’s offices to reduce capsule use
Develop a culture of knowledge sharing
Of raising awareness on disability conditions
Made from recycled material for Tradeshows
Tracking customer satisfaction and feedbacks
In June 2021, Sophie Flak, CSR and digital managing partner and member of the Eurazeo Executive Committee, became president of our ESG Committee in order to support Questel’s CSR commitments.
The aim of the committee is to help all our stakeholders understand the 3 aspect of Questel’s plan:
All shareholders, as well as independent members, are committed to working with us to achieve our goals.
Jovana Stopic, ESG manager at IK Investment Partners, encourages us in building our CSR approach.
Questel’s management of the social, environmental, and economic effects of its operations are based upon this strategy.
Focus on diversity and broader equal opportunity with implementation in CSR 5- year plan.
Thanks to the support of our investors, Questel is on target to establishing a sustainable approach for achieving this plan.
Raise capital has been supporting Questel in the implementation of its CSR strategy since 2015.
In 2020, investors reviewed Questel’s ESG strategy and plans in order to determine how they could best support and help Questel realize its goals. Raise evaluates and analyzes the evolution of Questel’s CSR strategy based upon annual financial reports. The quantitative and qualitative data provided by Questel to the “Reporting 21” platform enables it to identify the level of challenge and maturity of the company based upon the 16 objectives of the matrix.
Thanks to feedback from Raise, Questel has been successful in improving its CSR approach every year!