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Edenred employees engaged in stop wasting for Earth Day 2014

April 22 2014, the Group's employees rallied for an international day dedicated to preserving the environment with a special focus on waste reduction.


Every year, Edenred organizes a day dedicated to preserving the environment in honor of Earth Day, which takes place on April 22.
For the fourth edition, 25 subsidiaries were involved in waste-reducing actions.  The Group's employees learned how to consume more responsibly and stop wasting.

Nearly 3,000 employees were involved in local initiatives, which had three keywords:

Recycle: In Poland, employees traded old devices to be recycled, such as inoperative computers and refrigerators, for plants in order to create a hanging garden to decorate their work premises.

Reuse: Edenred USA organized an office swap: employees traded and gave away supplies for a "spring cleaning" of their offices to avoid throwing stuffs away.

Reduce: 5 subsidiaries focused on food waste. In Brazil, jars of jam were made from fruit peelings and given to each employee to illustrate a good practice in reducing food waste.

Other initiatives were undertaken to preserve the environment. For example, trees were planted in Romania and forests were cleaned up in Slovakia, in Czech Republic and in Bulgaria.

Edenred Bulgaria thus took part in an initiative to enhance urban vegetation by planting some sixty trees with employee volunteers from two other local companies.

Edenred strives to promote eco-practices aimed at reducing its environmental impact all year long thanks to Ideal green, one of the three programs of the Group's Corporate Social Responsibility approach.



Edenred is a leading digital platform for services and payments and the everyday companion for people at work, connecting more than 52 million users and 2 million partner merchants in 45 countries via close to 1 million corporate clients.

Edenred offers specific-purpose payment solutions for food (such as meal benefits), incentives (such as gift cards, employee engagement platforms), mobility (such as multi-energy, maintenance, toll, parking and commuter solutions) and corporate payments (such as virtual cards). 

True to the Group’s purpose, “Enrich connections. For good.”, these solutions enhance users’ well-being and purchasing power. They improve companies’ attractiveness and efficiency, and vitalize the employment market and the local economy. They also foster access to healthier food, more environmentally friendly products and softer mobility.

Edenred’s 10,000 employees are committed to making the world of work a connected ecosystem that is safer, more efficient and more responsible every day. 
In 2022, thanks to its global technology assets, the Group managed some €38 billion in business volume, primarily carried out via mobile applications, online platforms and cards.

Edenred is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and included in the following indices: CAC 40 ESG, CAC Next 20, CAC Large 60, Euronext 100, FTSE4Good and MSCI Europe.

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