Key words

Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)

Environmental certification standard selected for Aelia’s new warehouse, to obtain recognition of all measures taken to limit the project’s environmental impact.

Indice écologique des magazines (magazine environmental index)

Name of the tool for assessing the environmental impact of magazines, resulting from work done by the sustainable development committee of the Syndicat des éditeurs de la presse magazine (French magazine publishers’ union), to which Lagardère Active made a major contribution.

Write Your Own Future

Name of the video produced by Hachette Book Group to combat discrimination, as part of the US project to support young gay people entitled “It Gets Better”.

Diversité Active

Name of one of Lagardère Active’s 22 transformation projects, intended to embed diversity more deeply into all of the division’s activities.

Book carbon footprinting tool

Tool for measuring the carbon footprint of books, used by Hachette UK’s production teams.


Corporate philanthropy Oscar awarded by Admical (French association for the promotion of corporate philanthropy) to the Elle Foundation in November 2012.

Gold Award

Award won by LS travel retail in August 2012 for the environmental performance of its stores in Hong Kong airport.

Reporters sans frontières (RSF)

Charity benefiting from sales of the 100 photos pour la liberté de la presse photobook, which Relay stores sold for the tenth consecutive year in 2012, with all proceeds going to RSF.


New social partnership initiative adopted by Lagardère to help students taking CSR courses including assignments in the charity sector.


Name of the service involving Matra electric scooters, lithium batteries and self-service charging stations.

The group's values

The Group has clear values that determine its personality. Lagardère's creativity, boldness and independence have helped to create a modern, innovative media group that's in touch with its times.

Press releases


SAVE and Lagardère Services announce the completion of the acquisition of Airest Group


Lagardère Entertainment launches Lagardère Entertainment Digital (L.E.D.) and Names Rémi Tereszkiewicz to Head

The group's activities

Lagardère, a world-class diversified media group led by Arnaud Lagardère, operates in around 30 countries and is structured around four distinct, complementary divisions.

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