OUR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
At Gastronomie Investment Holdings (GIH) we are aware of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). As a company it is our responsibility to combine environmental awareness and social concerns with the way we do business. Therefore we try to make sure that we to adhere to practices that are eco-friendly and follow the legal standards of labour and working conditions. We take part in community outreach programs and aim to enrich the lives of our employees by focussing on skills development.
At the GIH headquarters we recycle paper, cardboard and plastic as much as possible and focus on using recyclable materials for our store products’ packaging, in order to reduce our environmental footprint. We also try our best to save water and electricity by taking necessary precautions.
The fresh ingredients our brands use are sourced locally, where possible, in order to support the local community and economy. Using local products also reduces fuel consumption and pollution thanks to shorter travel distances of products and ingredients.
LABOUR STANDARDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
We follow the Basic Conditions of Employment Act to ensure our employees have the best possible working environment, reasonable work hours, suitable salaries and adequate time for rest. Furthermore, our working conditions are kept at the highest standards in order to satisfy the needs of our employees.
We encourage our employees to continuously learn and grow in the Gastronomie industry. By providing them with quality training, we are doing our part in contributing towards the improvement of skills of people in our community and in turn we are contributing to a better future.
We encourage involvement with charity outreach programmes and giving back to the communities of our staff members. Since 2014, on Nelson Mandela Day, KinGelato has been donating the money received for the first 67 gelatos sold to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund as part of our 67 minutes dedicated to a good cause.
If you believe that you have the necessary skills to work for us, feel free to fill out our contact form to tell us more about yourself and why you think you should work for Gastronomie Investment Holdings.