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
The fourth-largest European rental company and a major player in equipment rental in France, the Kiloutou Group delivers product and service solutions to an extremely diverse clientele: major national companies, construction firms, craftsmen, local authorities and administrations, industries, services, SMEs. The Kiloutou group offers the widest range on the market with some 850 products and over 200,000 items of equipment in a variety of fields: aerial work platforms, earthmoving and construction equipment, first fix and second fix equipment, commercial vehicles and event-based equipment. With a turnover of 532 million euros in 2016 and a workforce of 4,000 in France, Kiloutou is continuing its expansion and now represents a network of 460 agencies, some fifty of which are with specialist building retailers, while around thirty are local stores established in city centres. The network also counts 34 agencies in Poland, 11 in Spain and 3 in