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Renault to recruit 1,000 permanent employees and 1,000 apprentices in France in 2016

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Between 2015 and 2016, 1,000 people were hired on permanent contracts. This is proof that the concrete measures taken since 2013 to help drive the Group’s growth and prepare for the future have been a success. Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault group: “With the agreement signed in 2013, we ensured the continuing activity of our French plants, which are now more competitive, higher-performing, and more attractive to our partners. In 2015, this enhanced competitiveness significantly boosted our production volume to more than 660,000... Read More »

The millionth kangoo rolls out of Renault’s maubeuge plant

In 2015, the LCV version represented 64% of overall Kangoo production. The same year, 90% of all Kangoos produced (PC + LCV) featured diesel engines, 7% had petrol engines and 3% were electric. “Kangoo continues to appeal to a diverse clientele of both business and retail customers in all its markets. Our entire plant is proud to celebrate this new production landmark, which confirms our ability to meet customer expectations in terms of quality and lead times.” Jose Martin Vega, Director of the Renault Maubeuge plant   100% MADE I... Read More »

Air France pays tribute to its last boeing 747 with its customers!

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SPECIAL OPEN DAYS AT THE AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM AT LE BOURGET Air France and the Air and Space Museum at Le Bourget are organizing special visits of the Company’s last Boeing 747 on 16 and 17 January 2016. These visits, organized by Air France staff are free but must systematically be reserved online. On the schedule, a one-hour tour starting on the ramp outside the aircraft with mechanics, a visit of the Business and Economy cabins with cabin crew, followed by a visit of the upper deck and the cockpit with an Air France pilot. For infor... Read More »

Climate Deal is Good News for our Future

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After two weeks of intense negotiations at COP21 in Paris, a meaningful global deal on climate change is finally in place. Mars celebrates this remarkable step towards securing a safe, sustainable planet for our children. But as a global business, what do we do now? Kevin Rabinovitch, Mars’ Global Sustainability Director, said of the COP21 deal: "Back in October, we joined with the rest of the food and drink industry calling on global leaders to embrace the opportunity presented in Paris. We are hugely encouraged that they grasped the ch... Read More »

Atos IT Challenge kicks off its hunt for the best app to manage personal data

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Atos, an international leader in digital services, opens registration for its IT Challenge – the first international student technology competition now in its fifth year. This year’s theme invites students to tackle one of the biggest conundrums of the 21st century - how to manage our own personal data on-line, so that we can benefit from all that the digital world offers, while protecting our privacy and importantly our Right to be Forgotten. Under certain conditions, the Right to be Forgotten gives individuals the right to request to have ... Read More »

Brittany Ferries named Best Family Ferry Operator at the inaugural Family Traveller Awards

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Hosted by BAFTA award winning presenter Katy Hill, the awards took place at London's highest viewing platform at the top of the tallest building in Western Europe, The View from The Shard. The Awards are the first of their kind to recognise the best of the best in family travel and are the results of both public and panel votes which saw over 26,000 recorded across 18 categories. The expert panel was made up of Family Traveller Columnists Simon Reeve and Mariella Frostrup, Family Traveller Editor Jane Anderson, The Times Travel Editor Jane K... Read More »

World Food Day: the Carrefour Foundation launches its 3rd international collection campaign with the Food Banks

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From Taipei to São Paulo – nearly 2000 Carrefour stores are getting involved in 10 different countries The collection will commence in Carrefour Taiwan on World Food Day, and will run until December. Collections will then get under way in Romania on 23 November, with France, Italy, Argentina and China following suite on 27 and 28 November. The campaign will then run in Carrefour Poland from 4 to 6 December, before Carrefour Brazil on 5 December and then Carrefour Belgium from 11 to 13 December. In stores, several hundred volunteer Carrefo... Read More »

Brittany Ferries: Combine Christmas shopping with a Gourmet Cruise to France – from just £69pp

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These cruises include return ferry travel (some with your car), plus fine French dining either on board Brittany Ferries' cruise-ferries, in France, or both. Customers can choose from four French arrival ports - the UNESCO world heritage city of Le Havre and home of impressionism (from Portsmouth), the historic Normandy town of Caen (from Portsmouth), the fishing port of Cherbourg (from Poole), or the historic Breton walled town of St Malo (from Portsmouth). But the most important question is - where to eat? Each cruise offers a range of carefu... Read More »

Carrefour: Diet and Climate Conference

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Our shared aim? Showcase our concrete solutions upstream of the farming sector to ensure that average global temperatures do not rise by more than 2°C. A study has been conducted by consultancy firm BIPE in order to take stock of the current situation and analyse the causal relationships between what we eat and the climate, based on a set of recent scientific documents. This study is being presented today by Carrefour and the Avril group at a conference, in the presence of the WWF, the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), the AFD ... Read More »

Carrefour – partnering the “French Touch” campaign in Poland

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The purpose the campaign is to use cultural, touristic and commercial means to showcase France. Throughout the period, France and its products will be on show throughout Poland in many of its shopping centres. The highlights of France's regions will be showcased, the aim being to show Polish people the richness and beauty of what they have to offer to visitors and make them want to find out more. During the weeks of the "French Touch campaign” French product enthusiasts will be able to pick up a special passport from a number of outlets in W... Read More »

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