SEPI’s commitment with Society becomes evident with the values which govern its activity and which pervade its corporate culture:
SEPI assumes the responsibility of faithfully informing about its activities, both to citizens and to the institutions which by law, have been trusted the economic and financial control, as well as the parliamentary and social and labor controls.
This Company implements an Operating and Capital Budget which becomes part of the State General Budget. All the accounts of its companies and of SEPI itself are subject to the overview of the Office of the State General Comptroller (IGAE). Furthermore, the Court of Auditors periodically submits specific reports about the activity carried out by SEPI and by its companies.
Within the labor area, the Inter-Ministry Committee on Remunerations and the Committee for the Follow-Up of Collective Bargaining in State-Owned Corporations overview the issues regarding the labor and retributive policies included in the collective agreements concluded within Grupo SEPI.
Within the scope of the parliamentary control, SEPI’s Chairmanship, at the request of the Lower or the Higher Houses of Parliament, or at her own request, appears when necessary for explaining the activities of the state-owned holding, or those of any of its companies.
SEPI periodically submits to Parliament economic and financial information regarding its own activity, that of the consolidated group, and about its companies.
SEPI has a specific Equality Plan for its head office for an unlimited period of time and with measures to be implemented on all the issues regarding the working terms and conditions.
There is a protocol for preventing and acting against harassment at SEPI, whose goal is setting up an action procedure in case of a situation and/or behavior of harassment arises. Its personal scope includes all those persons who perform their work at SEPI, both those who belong to the workforce and those who provide their services habitually at its offices.
SEPI has joined the National Agreement against Gender-based Violence through a collaboration agreement signed in 2018 with the Ministry of Health for raising the awareness on this issue. Later this agreement has been joined by all the Group’s companies, including its affiliates and subsidiaries.
Through this agreement both parties commit themselves to collaborating in the promotion and development of awareness-raising measures against gender-based violence, especially at the workplace.
For its part, SEPI commits itself to making known within its Group all the initiatives promoted by the Government against gender-based violence.
SEPI regards training as a key factor for promoting the competitiveness of its companies and for promoting the professional and personal development of its personnel, as part of its goal of continual improvement.
All its companies carry out a great effort in training, as an essential item for optimizing and updating their professional activity.
SEPI Group applied 26.5 M€ to training activities in 2022, with almost 2.9 Million hours for this purpose.
Training has been focused on improving the abilities, the employability, and the culture of sustainability and innovation.
Every year, the Fundación organizes training programs for developing the managerial skills of the companies’ managers, pre-managers, and technicians. These activities have to do with management, administrative issues, business promotion, and languages.
El Campus Los Peñascales constitutes a training center of reference; with a surface of 73,000 m2 of natural spaces and modern and wide facilities, it is located 26 kilometers away from Madrid, on a country estate with extensive gardens and wooded areas. It offers the optimal surroundings for meetings, seminars, and work meetings.
SEPI Group, through its Foundation, is a pioneer in the promotion and management of practical training grants within state and private companies and institutions. Its announcements of grants fulfil two goals: to support the organizations in the selection process, and facilitate the incorporation of students or young people with a degree to the labor market.
Fundación SEPI managed the incorporation of 364 persons in 2022, through the In-Company Grants Program, and of 260 through agreements/contracts with a number of companies and entities.
The prevention of workplace risks in SEPI Group is organized through the prevention services.
30% of the companies which have their own or shared prevention service have taken up the four specialties: medicine at the workplace, industrial hygiene, workplace safety and ergonomics, and applied psychosociology.
A total of 619 professionals of SEPI Group performed tasks within the area of the prevention of occupational risks in 2022, being the number of workers’ delegates for prevention of 513 persons.
All the companies carry out periodical medical tests for their staffs, paying a special attention to the risk-prone personnel.
Its commitment with Society becomes evident through five goals:
SEPI’s home office has been accredited as a 'Cardiac Protected Area'.
The Sociedad Española de Medicina y Seguridad en el trabajo (SEMST) requires that, in order to achieve this certificate, several preventive categories must be controlled, and meeting the following requirements:
SEPI concluded this collaboration agreement with the company Anek S3 through the Proyecto Salvavidas, a social initiative which seeks to raise the awareness of those who have no medical training about the importance of leading a healthier life, of learning about resuscitation and first-aid techniques, as well as for introducing semiautomatic defibrillators on a larger scale.
The Proyecto Salvavidas makes use of very direct images and systems with the goal of turning prevention and cardiac protection into everyday issues, which are easy to learn and applied.