Over 400 European partners given "AREVA Certified Supplier"
GROUP / COMMUNICATION
June 15, 2010
AREVA today brought together 419 companies to give them the title of "AREVA Certified Supplier", to reward and strengthen their partnerships with the group.
For 184 of these companies from 11 European countries, this was the first time they had received this recognition, awarded on the basis of twenty-five criteria concerning quality, sustainable development and competitiveness. Other key factors include innovation and research, nuclear and occupational safety, and the environment.
AREVA is aware of how essential its partners are in deploying its activities, and wishes to enhance its relationships with them and help in their development. To this end, workshops and conferences were held to present the future prospects of the CO2-free energy sector to the AREVA Certified Suppliers.
AREVA CEO Anne Lauvergeon, speaking after the ceremony: "We are in the process of putting together a European supplier network that is unrivalled anywhere in the world, giving us even more of a competitive edge."