Our newest member is Arval Hungary which was founded in 2003. The managing director of the company is Gwénael Cevaer, the number of employees is 48 and the net sales in 2019 on a group level were 471,4 million euros. Regarding the company’s core business, it provides B2B long-term rental solutions for vehicles and fleet management, as well as corporate mobility products.
In relation to sustainability and sustainable development, the main element of their strategy is the education of their customers in conscious driving and sustainable vehicle usage, as well as the provision and development of services that can support this. Their strategic goal is to significantly increase the share of alternative, environmentally friendly powertrains in the vehicle fleets operated by Arval. Their group has a globally defined CSR and sustainability strategy that aligns with the global CSR and sustainability strategy and policies of their parent company, the BNP Paribas Group. Their ambition in terms of CSR and energy conversion is reflected in the fact that regarding their 500.000 electric cars in their fleet in 2025 they have set a goal of a 30% reduction in their CO2 emissions compared to 2020 and plan to continue to operate in a carbon neutral way. In Hungary, Arval also has a local CSR strategy in line with the global plan, due to which they have participated in reforestation and garbage collection campaigns, among other things, and are looking forward to implement new activities this year and in the future.
Their company introduced the KYC (Know Your Customer) process in 2017, which ensures that all parties respect, among other things, human rights during their business cooperation. In 2020, their group issued its first global CSR report, which includes data from all countries.
By joining BCSDH, they would like to reaffirm their commitment to sustainable development and moreover to strengthen such activities and communication.