Diversity and equal opportunities

Signatory of the Diversity Charter since 2005, Elior is committed to making its 5,000 job vacancies widely available to enable all candidates wishing to apply, irrespective of their social origins, their age, their disability or their gender, to potentially join the Group.

Promoting apprenticeship

For Elior Group, work-linked training is a preferred path to train and hire young talents. Every year during the springtime, the Group organizes a 'Taste the future' day to help them better understand the jobs available at Elior Group and apply for a first job.

  • 1,115 apprentices joined the Group in 2014.

  • + 40% of them confirmed their desire to stay at Elior Group after their apprenticeship ends.

Contributing to the social inclusion of vulnerable individuals

Jeunes - égalité des chances

In France, the Group works closely with public employment services, training organizations, and associations that support unemployed people and vulnerable groups. In particular, Elior supports the association 100 chances 100 emplois that helps young people coming from needy neighborhoods on their way to social and professional inclusion. In 2014, the Group’s subsidiary L’Alsacienne de Restauration was awarded the 'engagement dans les quartiers' prize by the Diversity Charter.

In Spain, in collaboration with the Deixalles Foundation, Areas hired and trained about forty vulnerable people as part of the opening of its new retail outlets at Palma de Mallorca airport. In partnership with the Foundation Formació i Treball, Areas also created a restaurant within the D’INS school in Catalonia, where long-term unemployed young people can get offered training and integration into the workplace programs related to the hospitality and catering business.

  • 3,300 disabled individuals were employed by the Group in 2015.

  • 1.7 millions € worth of our revenue was generated through projects with the social economy sector in France in 2014-2015.

  • Over 100 assistance and services centers collaborate with the Group to help disabled people getting access to work.