Stimulate social and economic growth


The Grolsch beer brand may travel all over the world, but we will always stay connected to Twente and the Achterhoek. This is where we were born: here are our roots. We have always been very involved in the region, and we’d like to keep it that way! Naturally, we make a valuable contribution to the local, regional and national economy.

 

OBJECTIVES 2020

To continue to promote social & economic growth in 2020, we will be working on:


Social Projects:

  • Continued activation and communication of the Grolsch Craftsmanship is Mastery Fund and the Pak An Foundation.
  • Further activation & communication of Grolsch’s involvement in various regional social projects.

Sustainable Employability:

  • Proactive focus on diversity to grow the share of women in management positions to 30% in 2025.
  • Continuation of employability office hours within Packaging/Warehouse.
  • Organising follow-ups to several masterclasses to ensure the continued development of employees.
  • Integrated approach to leadership development at all levels.

Safe Working Environment:

  • Implementing the long-term action plans for machine safety in Packaging.
  • Finalising further improvement of traffic and pedestrian safety on the brewery grounds.
  • Drawing up and implementing an action plan for crate sorting in the Warehouse.
  • Focus on and rollout of working healthily and safely (Behaviour-Based Safety).

 

CONTRIBUTION TO THE ECONOMY

Volume sold by Royal Grolsch in 2019:

  • Sales in the Netherlands (in millions of hl.): 1.8
  • Export abroad (in millions of hl.): 1.0
  • Total volume (in millions of hl.): 2.8

Market share and distribution:

  • Market share in the Netherlands: 13%
  • Distribution to approx. 60 countries

Grolsch's contribution to the economy: Employment & income Dutch Treasury

  • Number of employees: 702
  • Indirect employment (FTE): 8000
  • Contribution to the Dutch treasury (in millions of euros): 286 (incl. excise duty, VAT and income tax)

 

Activities

Safety first

Safety first

Move2Social Twente

Move2Social Twente

Grolsch brews beer for KiKa

Grolsch brews beer for KiKa

Updated Environmental Permit

Updated Environmental Permit

Safe workplace

Safe workplace

ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Surveillance audits by certification agency

ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Surveillance audits by certification agency

Constant improvement

Constant improvement

Safeguarding technical knowhow and experience

Safeguarding technical knowhow and experience

Participation Act: gaining work experience

Participation Act: gaining work experience

Safe & Sustainable Kilometres

Safe & Sustainable Kilometres

Financial insight with PensioenPod

Financial insight with PensioenPod

E-bike trial

E-bike trial

Vitality & Health check

Vitality & Health check

Grolsch Masterclasses

Grolsch Masterclasses

Vision on work in 2025

Vision on work in 2025

House of Work Ability

House of Work Ability

Grolsch trucks at the TruckRun

Grolsch trucks at the TruckRun

Grolsch Seats

Grolsch Seats

Make a wish!

Make a wish!

Being a good neighbour

Being a good neighbour

Enschedese Uitdaging

Enschedese Uitdaging

Making a change with Pak An!

Making a change with Pak An!

Grolsch Craftsmanship is Mastery Fund

Grolsch Craftsmanship is Mastery Fund