Colas has announced that it has retained Investors In People Gold status, an award held for almost ten years. The company achieved the first accreditation from Investors In People in 2002, and were awarded Gold Status in 2012.
This ongoing success puts Colas into the top 17% of organisations who have achieved the Investors In People Gold accreditation.
Having accredited more than 50,000 organisations worldwide over thirty years’, the Investors In People Standard is recognised in 75 countries around the world, making it the global benchmark when it comes to people management.
Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Colas Ltd. Gold accreditation on We invest in people is a fantastic effort for any organisation, and places Colas in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”
Investors In People measure organisations against a framework which assesses leading, improving and supporting people. Having conducted their independent assessment of Colas, Investors In People said: “In conclusion this assessment has found a business ambitious for the future, clear about its strategic objectives and working hard to align capability and capacity and evolve the culture necessary for success.”
Donna Hitchcock, Executive Director at Colas said “Retaining our Investors In People Gold status is extremely important to us at Colas. We place great value on our people and recognise that they are key in our future ambitions, having Investors In People highlight this in their assessment and support us with achieving our future goals is very valuable to us.”