Corporate social responsibility
and activity report
2014

Pathways to innovation

As global leader in Innovation and Advanced Engineering Consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services.

The Group has been providing services for over thirty years to key players in almost every industry, including the Aerospace, Defence, Railway, Automotive, Energy, Nuclear, Healthcare, Telecoms and Finance sectors.

The Groupʼs services offering spans every phase of the R&D cycle, from innovation, design and development, through to prototyping and trials. In addition, the Group lends support during the manufacturing, production and after-sales stages.

Altran capitalises on its technological know-how in its five key solutions; Intelligent Systems, Innovative Product Development, Product Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering and Information Systems.

Altran works hand-in-hand with clients on the pathways to innovation.

ALTRAN
at a glance

2014 Results

Revenues

2013

€1.633bn

2014

€1.756bn

REVENUE GROWTH

+7.6%

on 2013

  • EBITA
  • €165m

    +15.1% on 2013

  • NET
    INCOME
  • €83m

    +25.4% on 2013

  • EARNINGS
    PER SHARE
  • €0.47

  • Free
    cash flow
  • €115m

    +129% on 2013

    REVENUE BREAKDOWN

    BY OPERATING ZONE

    57%

    international

    43%

    france

    31%

    NORTHERN EUROPE

    20%

    SOUTHERN EUROPE

    6%

    REST OF THE WORLD

    BY BUSINESS SEGMENT

    22%

    Organisation and it services consulting

    78%

    innovation and advanced engineering consulting

    REGIONAL MARKETS

    • EUROPE

      GERMANY, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, SPAIN, FRANCE, ITALY, LUXEMBOURG, MOROCCO, NORWAY,THE NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL, THE UNITED KINGDOM, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND

    • ASIA

      CHINA, INDIA, THE MIDDLE EAST, MALAYSIA

    • AMERICAS

      CANADA, THE UNITED STATES, MEXICO

    EMPLOYEES

    WORKFORCE

    2013

    20,427

    2014

    22,709

    RECRUITMENTS
    OF CONSULTANTS

    2013

    4,017

    2014

    5,692

    STAFF BREAKDOWN
    BY EMPLOYEE TYPE

    89%

    consultants

    11%

    directors, managers, support functions

    STAFF BREAKDOWN
    BY GENDER

    27%

    WOMEN (CSR reporting scope)

    73%

    MEN

    Sectors

    Altran partners with key players in several markets:

    Revenue breakdown
    by sector and Industry growth

    24%

    ENERGY, INDUSTRY, LIFE SCIENCES


    Solid growth driven by Life Sciences segment (in medical devices and in pharmaceuticals).

    Energy revenues suffer from drop in nuclear demand.

    22%

    AUTOMOTIVE, INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORTATION


    Strong performance underpinned by dynamic market especially in France.

    Many opportunities for the future for the new calibration, autonomous vehicles and connected cars.

    18%

    TELECOMS AND MEDIA


    Recovery driven by host of many opportunities in other regional markets outside France.

    11%

    FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GOVERNMENT


    Return to growth assured by the Groupʼs niche-player strategy.

    25%

    AEROSPACE, DEFENCE AND RAILWAY


    First negative year after a decade of growth due to the end of major programmes of a plane-manufacturer client.

    Strong resilience underpinned by growth in the civil aerospace market and the high number of planes sold.

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    2014 Key events

    Dynamism
    STRATEGIC
    ACQUISITIONS

    In 2014, Altran expanded its field of expertise and strengthened its teams in several sectors and countries via the acquisitions of Scalae in Sweden, Foliage based in the US and India, Tass in the Netherlands, Concept Tech in Austria, the Telecoms- R&D activities of Beyondsoft and Altran Automotive Technology Shanghai in China.

    Foliage Cambridge Consultants Scalae
    Innovation
    OUTSOURCED R&D

    The Groupʼs Innovative Product Development solution is designed to address R&D outsourcing issues that are common to all industries. Altran is perfectly positioned to provide optimal support to clients seeking by outsourcing product production and development within the context of their make-and-buy strategies. From the innovation and concept-creation stages through to supply chain management, Altran support services are underpinned by the Groupʼs tried-and-tested expertise.

    Excellence
    CREATION OF FIRST WORLD CLASS CENTRE

    Altran entered into an industrial partnership with Alcatel-Lucent with a view to creating an expertise and telecoms services centre in Orvault (France). With a team of 160 experts, this is the Groupʼs first World Class Centre.

    Responsibility
    COMMITTED TO THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

    In 2014, the Groupʼs commitment was underscored by several initiatives undertaken to promote the fight against cancer. In France, Altran pursued its actions with the Cancer@work association and awarded 12 months of assistance and support from Altran experts to the DAMAE Medical real-time skin cancer screening project for winning the 2014 Altran Foundation for Innovation prize. The employees of Altran Spain produced a solidarity video promoting the fight against breast cancer. In addition, within the context of the Movember campaign, all male members of staff were encouraged to grow a moustache during the month of November as a demonstration of their solidarity in the fight against male cancers.

    Innovation
    The i Project,
    A SUCCESS TO BE CONTINUED

    The success encountered by the Groupʼs first THE
    i PROJECT winners, such as the Stea2m and Distributed SOA projects, prompted Altran to launch a third season of its Group-wide, in-house competition at the end of the year. The objective is to identify and support our employeesʼ innovative projects that are designed to meet the future needs of our clients, worldwide.

    Excellence
    MULTIPLE
    AWARDS

    In 2014, Corinne Jouanny, Executive Director of Altran Pr[i]me, was designated Woman of Innovation at the 2014 Women in Industry award ceremony organised by the French weekly business magazine, LʼUsine Nouvelle. Altran Spain obtained “Top Employer” status for the first time. In addition, Altran received the “CDP Climate Leadership Award for Best Newcomer” by achieving the highest score among all the French companies reporting data to the extra-financial rating agency for the first time in 2014. Foliage made it into the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List which rewards the fastest- growing private American companies.