Inclusion and Employability

Creating an inclusive workplace environment so that everyone feels welcome, valued and recognised.
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Promoting Inclusion

We believe that a diverse workforce positively enhances the performance of an organisation at all levels. However, we are aware that only by promoting inclusion we can make each of our employees thrive, namely, by creating employment and training opportunities for all those who are at a disadvantage in accessing the job market.

hirings UNDER Incluir Programme
815,000 €
invested in new Incluir Centre

As at 31/12/2022

Social inclusion

Incluir Centre

Incluir Centres follow an innovative training and development methodology, tailored to each intern and adapted to the functions available within the Group, counting with a simulation store. The Incluir Centres were constructed from scratch and designed taking different disabilities into account, signage and fonts that make it easier for people with low vision or dyslexia to read them, touch screens and texts in Braille for the blind and partially sighted persons, colour codes for people who are colour-blind, and noise cancelling headphones for autistic people. These Centres are open to the community and are free to visit.

Awards & Recognitions

Holding and Recheio have held the Inclusive Employer Brand seal since 2021 from Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional.

Integration of Ukranian people in Biedronka

Taking into account the representativeness of Ukrainian employees in Biedronka’s workforce, the Company has been taking care of their integration in a structured way. The work developed helped to create:

  • content and recruitment channels for the Ukrainian population;
  • onboarding materials, communication and operation processes, such as store checkout, in Ukrainian;
  • internal channels with useful information in Ukrainian.

Odkryj Siebie Z Hebe (Discover Yourself with Hebe)

Hebe cooperates with One Day Foundation in creating a programme that provides a three-month internship and the possibility of a permanent employment contract in the future to youngsters at social risk that live or lived in orphanages. This initiative ensures the training of young people so that they are able to work in-store, in particular in customer service, and monitoring by Company mentors. Sixteen young people participated in the first edition of the programme.

“I was glad to have been a mentor for these young people, who were facing their first work experience. Specifically with regard to the young man I accompanied, I wanted to show him that he should not be afraid to express his opinion, but at the same time remind him that other people can also have different views and needs. I did my best to motivate him to achieve his goals and tasks, in a relaxed environment.”

Wioletta Maruszak
Area Manager at Hebe