Sustainable employer

Sustainable employer
Having a talented, qualified and healthy workforce is key for a.s.r. in achieving its business objectives. That is why a.s.r. is committed to attracting, retaining and inspiring the best people, offering them extensive scope for training and development, and facilitating a sound work/life balance.

a.s.r. aspires to be a sustainable employer by:

  • recruiting, developing and retaining the best people;
  • creating an environment of objective and transparent leadership, allowing responsibility to be given and taken;
  • ensuring a focus on trust, so that engagement and performance go hand in hand;
  • investing in the empowerment and sustainable mobility of people, both within and outside the organization.
Sustainable employability involves ensuring that employees can continue to participate as long and as fully as possible in the labour market while retaining their vitality. Human Resources contributes to this by offering them oppertunties to develop themselves and improve their labour market prospects, both at a.s.r. and elsewhere.
All a.s.r. employees are entitled to support for increasing their sustainable employability they can ask to receive career counselling and choose from a wide range of workshops and courses. An important precondition is that they are highly motivated and have the right skills and training. In 2017, 266 employees received sustainable employment counselling and 182 availed themselves of mobility services (redundancy programmes).

Diversity and inclusivity

a.s.r. is committed to an inclusive culture. For the company’s success it is important that employees are competent, but also that they are sufficiently different from one another. Difference in views, cultures, knowledge and experiences contribute to realising a.s.r.’s objectives and are used and deployed positively in innovative solutions for our customers.
a.s.r. uses the following definition of diversity: A balanced composition of the workforce, based on age, gender, cultural or social origin, competencies, views and working styles.


'De Andere Cao'

'De Andere Cao' is a.s.r.'s own CLA, which took affect on 1 January 2018. Starting points of De Andere Cao are: 

  • stimulates a mature working relationship
  • stimulates the employee's own direction
  • increases the labor market value of employees
  • offers freedom of choice as an option, not as an obligation
  • assumes trust (not control)
  • contributes to a sustainable and future-proof a.s.r.
  • respects solidarity with and between employees
Download 'De Andere Cao' (Dutch)