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Last update 28 May 2020

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of ceramic household and ornamental articles (NACE2 2341)

This company, based in Germany, is engaged in the manufacture and wholesale distribution of ceramic and porcelain products for residential and commercial markets. It offers floor and wall tiles, sinks, bathtubs, bidets, and toilets. It was established in 1748 by Francis Bochwas and was formerly known as Villeroy & Boch Keramische Werke KG. The company operates from a registered business headquarters located in Mettlach in Germany.The company's broad range of products focuses on home living and lifestyle products, in addition to building and home products. It is divided into three business divisions: bathroom and wellness, tiles, and tableware. Its bathroom and wellness segment covers its wide range of bathroom and kitchen concepts, including the Aveo, Subway, and Loop & Friends designs. Its wellness products include luxury baths, whirlpools, and steam showers. The company's tile division offers ceramic tiles with a variety of different glazes and surface appearances as well as specially developed products such as the light tile and the Pro Architectural modular tile system. The tableware division offers a full range of ceramic and porcelain products for retail and for the hotel sector, as well as glass and cutlery products.The company's vision is to become the leading European lifestyle brand for the home. Its product range is represented through its own marketing companies and importers in several countries throughout the world. Besides marketing individual products, the company also supplies integral concepts and solutions such as completely-laid tables, the single-source bathroom and turnkey bathroom projects in the national and international commercial construction sector.
  • VILLEROY & BOCH AG

  • Germany (DE)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Luitwin Gisbert von Boch-Galhau
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.villeroy-boch.com

Financial data

Number of employees

7,835
7,991
8,099
7,770

Revenue 1

842.5
860.7
847
834.5

EBIT 1

10.7
49.9
45.7
44.4

EBITDA 1

52.4
73.4
71.9
71.7

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  N/A

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

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  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
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  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
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  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
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  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
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  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A