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IDEMIA Commits to Training French Young People and Will Triple the Number of Trainees In 2020

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today launched an ambitious and novel French training program. At a time when the current health, economic and social crisis is hitting young people really hard, the Group has taken a strategic long-term decision to step up training and pledges to triple the number of sandwich course trainees hiring 100 graduates by the year-end.

While Covid-19 has caused a global economic slump, IDEMIA pledges to raise the number of its sandwich course trainees to 150 by the end of 2020, with a view to making them a top talent pool for the Company’s latest-tech France-based jobs. In so doing, the Group reaffirms the importance it places on staff training in its innovation policy.

These new trainees will go to all the Company’s French locations including the Courbevoie corporate head office, the Osny, Pessac, Meyreuil and Sophia Antipolis R&D centers, the Vitré and Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray

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Verizon commits $1 million to We Mean Business coalition to help scale climate action

  • Funding will provide small businesses with tools and education to help them reduce their carbon emissions

  • Initiative underscores Citizen Verizon, the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Verizon announced a $1 million grant to We Mean Business, a global coalition of nonprofit organizations working with the world’s most influential businesses to take action on climate change. The funding will help the We Mean Business coalition to provide one million small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) globally with tech-enabled carbon footprint quantification tools and the necessary education to enable a 50% reduction of their carbon emissions by 2030–with the goal to become net zero before 2050. This initiative underscores Citizen Verizon, the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement.

“Small and medium businesses account for the majority of businesses worldwide, giving them

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