supplementary information

certifications, rankings, and awards

Certifications
  • Randstad Belgium and Randstad Italy hold the Social Accountability SA 8000 accreditation.
  • Tempo-Team, Randstad Netherlands, Randstad Sweden, Randstad Brazil, Randstad Professionals Germany, and Yacht hold the ISO 14001 environmental management certification.
  • Randstad Argentina holds a Sustainable Commitment Certificate.
  • Randstad Belgium is certified VCU and Qfor, where VCU stands for 'Health and Safety' and Qfor for 'Quality training and consulting organizations'.
  • Randstad France, Germany including Professionals and Tempo-Team, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Hungary, India, Japan, Brazil, Australia, Argentina, Poland, UK Care, UK Student and Worker Support, Chile and the companies in the Netherlands are certified under the ISO 9001 label for quality management.
  • Randstad Belgium, Randstad France, Randstad Italy and Randstad Holding continue to be certified with the Gender Equality European Standard (GEES) for their professional gender diversity practices.
  • Randstad, Tempo-Team and Yacht in the Netherlands have been certified by FIRA Rating System for sustainability assurance based on ISO 26000, consulted by purchasing organizations.
  • Randstad Mexico has been certified under the Gender Equality Model (MEG) of the Women's National Institute, for fostering a healthy work environment, free of any type of discrimination.
  • Randstad Professionals Germany holds the Bildungsträger AZAV certificate.
  • In 2011, Randstad Australia achieved AS/NZS 4801 accreditation and were the first labor hire company to achieve Self Insurance status in 1999.
  • Randstad Netherlands has published a self-declaration indicating that it will strictly adhere to the ISO 26000 guideline. The declaration was made according to the official Dutch guideline NPR 9026, as established by NEN (the Dutch Standardization Institute).
  • The labor management system 'AMS' of Randstad Germany was certified for systematic and effective industrial protection of the employer's liability. This certification includes the standards NFL/ILO-OSH 2001 and OHSAS 1800:2007.
  • Randstad Brazil holds the OHSAS 18001 certificate (Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management system).
  • Randstad Spain holds the Youth Employment Certificate.
  • Diemermere Beheer BV, our facilities company in the Netherlands, holds ISO 14001 environmental management and ISO 50001 energy management.
  • Randstad Argentina acquired the CMMI certificate in 2013.
  • Randstad France holds the Label Diversité.
  • In the field of data protection, Randstad Germany was certified by the TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH.
  • Randstad France and Group Randstad France hold the Label 'égalité professionnelle femmes/hommes'.

Rankings and awards
  • Randstad Holding received confirmation of its continued membership of the FTSE4Good Index.
  • In January 2014, Randstad Holding was elected the overall winner of the Dutch IR Awards and won the Award for best AEX company, while its director Investor Relations won the Award for best AEX professional. The jury report highlights Randstad's transparency and clear communication, both from management and the IR team.
  • Randstad Holding was nominated for the Building Public Trust award 2014, in the category International Award for Excellence in Integrated Reporting, of the IIRC (International Integrated Reporting Council).
  • Randstad Spain received the 'Telefónica Ability Award', which is a recognition for businesses that contribute to the integration of disabled employees in the workforce.
  • Randstad Japan was number 1 in the category of 'Wish to Work through this Agency' in the 'Temporary Staffing Satisfaction Survey' done by HR Business Magazine (Jinzai Business).
  • GULP Information Services GmbH holds the seal of approval 'Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschütz nach LS-Standard' from TÜV SÜD Life Service GmbH as one of only four enterprises in Bavaria.
  • Randstad Belgium received the Volvo Quality through Excellence award.
  • In the Polish 'Business Journal Book of Lists 2014' Randstad Poland ranks the No. 1 temporary work agency.
  • Randstad Hungary is the No. 1 recruitment company according to 'Business Journal Book of Lists', the most prestigious English periodical publication in Budapest.
  • Randstad Spain has been awarded 27th place in Spain’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies To Work For’ and is the highest ranking company among all HR services providers.
  • Randstad Greece and Randstad Canada were awarded one of the best workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute.
  • Randstad France is among the 2% best staffing companies in labor practices out of more than 150 staffing companies assessed by Ecovadis, a platform to monitor sustainability performance in the supply chain.
  • In 2014, Randstad France improved its grade from 73 to 89/100 in CSR performance in an assessment of employment agencies monitored by Acesia, ranking 5th among the 54 auto-assessed companies, and 2nd among the 7 companies whose assessment was controlled by Acesia.
  • Randstad Argentina was recognized in 2014 by Huésped Foundation with the 'Golden Stamp' for its successful practices regarding campaigns on labor inclusion of people with HIV/AIDS.
  • Randstad Canada received an ACE Award from the Canadian Public Relations Society for its successful public relations campaigns Randstad Award and Women Shaping Business.
  • Randstad Canada was recognized and awarded for excellence in communications throughout the Greater Toronto Area by the International Association of Business Communicators.
  • Several Randstad US companies are ranked in the Largest Staffing Firms by Staffing Industry Analysts. Professionals is at the second place, Technologies at the third, Pharma at the sixth and Engineering at the eighteenth.
  • Randstad Portugal was distinguished as the best HR supplier 2014 in the category of 'Agency work and outsourcing'.
  • Randstad Holding received from our client Johnson&Johnson a certificate of recognition for our efforts towards their Healthy Future 2015 goals in the areas of environmental, social and economic sustainability.
  • GULP Information Services GmbH has the following rankings and awards: Junge Karriere Fair Company, Kununu Top Company and Open Company, listed as recommended in FOCUS Top Personal Dienstleister 2014, BMEnet Gütesiegel (seal of approval), Connexio Präqualifikation which is a standard in quality and corporate social responsibility.
  • Randstad US Healthcare, Professionals, Technologies and Engineering were all named 2014 Best of Staffing by Inavero.
  • Randstad UK Student and Worker Support has an accreditation called 'Proud to be Clear Assured' which recognises an accessible recruitment process for people with disabilities.
  • Randstad Netherlands was awarded a San Accent Award in 2014 for their first 'Youth Looking for Work' program, executed in 2013, dealing with youth unemployment. The same initiative also received a 'Golden Magnet Award' during the employer branding experience 2014.
  • Randstad Canada was awarded the Health & Safety Award from ACSESS for outstanding performance in workplace health and safety.
  • Randstad Contact Centres Portugal won a Golden Medal in the category 'Best Operational Manager' and two Silver Medals in the categories 'Best Sales Manager' and 'Best Recruitment Campaign' in the Contact Center World Awards 2014. And it was distinguished in the categories: 'Social responsibility in the Contact Centre' and 'Young talent'.
  • Randstad Brazil received the award for best supplier from our client Petrobras-RN.
  • Randstad US Technologies was named 2014 TechServe Alliance Excellence Winner by TechServe Alliance. This inaugural award recognizes IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms that have demonstrated outstanding performance, team productivity and dedication to continuous improvement.