Groupe Eurotunnel SA Wins Prize for “Best CSR Policy for a Major Group”
PARIS -- October 29, 2013
Regulatory News :
The Eurotunnel Group (Paris:GET) has won First Prize in the category for “Best
CSR Policy for a Major Group”, ahead of Nespresso France SAS and Groupe
Agrica, at the 1^st “Nuit de l’Entreprise Solidaire et Responsable” on Monday
28 October 2013 in the presence of the French Minister for l’Economie Sociale
et Solidaire et de la Consommation, Benoît Hamon.
This award is in recognition of the work the Eurotunnel Group has done since
the outset in terms of sustainable development and validates the daily
commitment to the responsible growth, built on values of social cohesion and
The Channel Tunnel was conceived according to the tenets of sustainable
development, bringing together both economic and community issues, the
development of the surrounding region and environmental responsibility. The
Channel Tunnel provides a broad range of transport options, all of which have
only a minor impact on the environment and which are completely separate from
the submarine ecosystem in the short straits. The Eurotunnel Group is
determined to lead the sustainable transport sector. Between 2006 and 2011,
the Group reduced its carbon footprint and its greenhouse gas emissions by 55%
and has a permanent objective to continue this reduction by 3% per year.
As a major player in the development of the local economy, the Eurotunnel
Group has generated more than 8,500 direct, indirect and induced jobs in Kent
and the Pas-de-Calais. The Eurotunnel Group also works with its local
community supporting sustainable projects and local initiatives like the
signature of a partnership agreement with APF Enterprises, the economic
network of the French Association for the Paralysed.
Eurotunnel Press Contact:
For media enquiries contact John Keefe Consultant on + 44 (0) 1303 284491
For investor enquiries contact Michael Schuller on +44 (0) 1303 288749
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