On the occasion of its annual congress in Stockholm on June 8th, the European Rental Association awarded the Kiloutou Group the new Sustainable Development Award for its commitment and innovative actions in this field.
The jury rewarded the Kiloutou group for the coherence of its approach, which covers the major aspects of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental.
Thus, the quality of the management and organization mode deployed in the regions, and all the concrete actions described in the renter’s CSR annual report were welcomed. The operational aspects of the Group’s approach were also noted, notably with the calculation of carbon emissions from equipment, optimization of transport, the test center, KMO used equipment sales center, recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment and hazardous industrial waste. Finally, the jury welcomed the completion of the Group’s CSR Annual Report.
This prize also rewards Kiloutou’s commitment to social responsibility, illustrated by the creation in 2013 of its Qualifying School, as well as the evolution towards the Sustainable Development of the Group’s three historical values: a passion for the client , taste for performance and trust in Man.
We are very proud of the actions taken by the Kiloutou team members in the field of sustainable development and very pleased that this incredible work is recognized today by the whole profession at European level. Kiloutou thus demonstrates its responsible commitment to the stakeholders: customers, team members, partners, shareholders, etc.“
Xavier du Boÿs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Kiloutou Group
As the 4th largest European rental company and a major player in the rental of equipment in France, the Kiloutou Group provides products and services solutions to a very diversified clientele: large national accounts, construction companies, craftsmen, communities and administrations, industries, services, SMEs. The Kiloutou group offers the widest range of the market with about 1,000 references and more than 250,000 materials in various fields: personnel elevation equipment, earthmoving and construction, structural and finishing work, commercial vehicles, and event. With a turnover of 606 million euros in 2017 and a workforce of 4,500 people in Europe, Kiloutou continues its development and now represents a network of 440 agencies in France, including fifty at specialized building and thirty said proximity, located in the city center. The network also has 30 branches in Poland, 19 in Spain, 3 in Germany and 10 in Italy.
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