The Lagardère group must incorporate sustainable development into the production processes of its various businesses and into the day-to-day activities of its subsidiaries, assume the responsibilities that relate specifically to Lagardère's media activities, in which digital technology is leading to fundamental change, and innovate to meet the expectation of stakeholders.
The Lagardère group commitments
To meet these objectives, Lagardère’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy has four priorities:
- being a responsible employer;
- developing the business while respecting the environment;
- promoting access to information and knowledge;
- being a media group that fosters social cohesion.
For each of these four priorities, Lagardère has made commitments that it is pursuing as part of a continuous improvement approach.
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These reflect the Lagardère group’s desire to create a dynamic, attractive working environment that empowers, motivates and encourages creativity among its staff:
These commitments relate to the responsibilities that arise specifi cally from Lagardère’s media activities:
These reflect the issues and challenges involved in the Group’s various business activities:
Within each division, the sustainable development strategy is implemented by a sustainable development departmen t, which works closely with the Executive Committee. At Group level, the Sustainable Development Department – reporting to Thierry Funck-Brentano, Co-Managing Partner of Lagardère SCA – co-ordinates a steering committee in which several Group-wide departments are represented (Human Resources, Communications, Purchasing, Legal and Financial).
In 2013, Lagardère will seek to use CSR as a tool to help it adjust to developments in society.
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adjust to developments in society
The group's valuesThe 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.
The group's activities
Lagardère, a world-class pure-play media group led by Arnaud Lagardère, operates in around 30 countries and is structured around four distinct, complementary divisions.