The six main markers driving physical stores in 2018

“A great deal of thought goes into the way in which Aesop stores are respectfully integrated into their respective neighbourhoods”   The brick-and-mortar retail concept has been redesigned. There were those who thought that e-commerce would wipe out everything in its way, confining physical stores to the history books. But that definitely won’t be the […]

Corporate Social Responsibility: Altavia attains Advanced level in the Global Compact

Altavia signed the United Nations Global Compact in 2008 and this year the group has attained the Advanced level, which represents the highest standard of performance in terms of the social responsibility of organisations. Catherine Rehbinder, Group CSR Director, tells us more about this strong, responsible commitment and the concrete actions which will be led […]

“Facing rampant urbanisation, cities have no choice but to adapt and innovate”

  “Cities and regions of the future”. That is the theme of the 2018 European Sustainable Development Week. The event offers an opportunity for Catherine Rehbinder, CSR Director at ALTAVIA, to introduce us to Smart Cities, a concept to be developed in the not-so-distant future. These cities put innovative systems in place in order to adapt […]

How does technology allow consumers wanting to eat organic to bypass supermarkets?

  Consumers are becoming increasingly demanding when it comes to food. According to the ANIA (French National Food Industry Federation)/Opinion Way Barometer 2015, food expenses are where French people least want to cut corners. They are also paying more attention to the quality of what they eat: ingredients and nutritional value went up 18 and […]

The French and responsible consumption

We’ve been living on credit since Wednesday 2 August. According to calculations by the Global Footprint Network NGO, this was “Earth Overshoot Day” for 2017: the date by which mankind had consumed as many natural resources as the planet can renew in an entire year. The French people are increasingly aware of the ecological emergency […]

European sustainable development week : the 17 goals of this year’s edition.

  The European Sustainable Development Week takes place from May 30th to June 5th. What’s the goal ? Facilitate individual forms of mobilization, individual and collective, in order to promote sustainable development and raise awareness of its issues. For this 2017 edition, the 17 sustainable development goals set by the United Nations in 2015 are in the […]