VINCI Commits to Sustainable Olympics as Official Partner of Paris 2024 Games

VINCI Commits to Sustainable Olympics as Official Partner of Paris 2024 Games

(IN BRIEF) VINCI Group has become an Official Supporter of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, emphasizing its commitment to sustainability and community impact. VINCI aims to reduce carbon emissions for the event by over 50% compared to previous Games and will utilize low-carbon concrete in constructing the Athletes’ Village. The company is actively involved in various aspects of the Games, including building the Athletes’ Village in Saint-Denis and providing facilities management services. With over 100,000 employees in France, VINCI is dedicated to ensuring the success of the Paris 2024 Games and promoting sustainability and social responsibility practices established during the event.

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Sep-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI (OTCMKTS: VCISY), a global player in concessions, energy and construction businesses active in nearly 120 countries, is proud to announce its partnership with the Paris Organising Committee for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as an Official Supporter, marking a significant commitment to this global event.

Aligned with the values and goals of Paris 2024, VINCI shares a deep commitment to organizing the Games in a sustainable manner. The company is dedicated to minimizing the carbon emissions associated with the event, aiming to reduce them to less than half of those from previous Games. Simultaneously, VINCI is determined to create job opportunities and celebrate the transformative power of sports in society. As a private partner, VINCI actively promotes the public interest while delivering innovative solutions to accelerate the transformation of living spaces and infrastructure in France.

To fulfill its 2030 environmental pledge, VINCI is taking concrete steps to reduce CO2 emissions by 40% across scopes 1 and 2. For instance, low-carbon concrete will be utilized in the construction of the Athletes’ Village in Saint-Denis, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainable practices.

In the realm of sports, VINCI has been a trailblazer, partnering with Paris FC to organize the pioneering VINCI Mixed Cup, a mixed football tournament involving professional academies. This initiative fosters inclusivity and diversity by combining the achievements of both men’s and women’s teams from each club.

VINCI is deeply involved in the preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, with various teams within the Group contributing to the endeavor. The Universeine project, a collaborative effort with SOLIDEO, focuses on building the Athletes’ Village in Saint-Denis. Additionally, the iconic Stade de France, a cornerstone of the Games, will host multiple sporting events and serve as the venue for the closing ceremony.

Furthermore, VINCI’s dedicated multi-technical maintenance and service specialists are providing essential facilities management services at the Paris 2024 headquarters, ensuring seamless operations and support for the Games.

With a workforce of over 100,000 individuals in France, VINCI is fully committed to the success of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company will champion the adoption of environmental and social best practices established during this monumental sporting event, reinforcing its dedication to sustainability and societal progress.

VINCI is a global player in concessions, energy and construction, employing more than 272,000 people in more than 120 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. Because we believe in all-round performance, we are committed to operating in an environmentally, socially responsible and ethical manner. And because our projects are in the public interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and engaging in dialogue with them is essential in the conduct of our business activities. Based on that approach, VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, shareholders, employees, partners and society in general.

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