Creating a greater local impact
Corporate social commitment is deeply ingrained in the Group’s history and culture. The Group seeks to establish close ties with all the communities that it interacts with – customers, local authorities, economic partners – in France, in Great Britain and in Europe. Getlink is major player in its local environment and involved in multiple actions aimed at improving the economic and social development.
As an employer, Eurotunnel participates directly and actively in local economic development and pursues its mission as a developer in consultation with stakeholders. Getlink has always been a leading economic and supportive local employer.
Le Tunnel in the limelight
Of the three tunnels, the service tunnel is definitely the star! Thanks to its accessibility and availability, it offers a unique and unsual setting for many video request and event which allow the genral public to discover in virtual form an exceptional heritage at the heart of the Eurotunnel transport system.
And main setting for the Audi A8 ad, with a special guest on board, Lambert Wilson, who was travelling between Paris and London.
A Formula E electric racing car to promote the launch of the 2019 championship season.
The BBC Children in Need rickshaw challenge went through the Tunnel in November 2018.
The logo of the Olympic Games was on display on the portail of the Channel Tunnel for London 2012.
As a Franco-British production, the Fixed Link facilities are at the heart of the thriller The Tunnel, broadcast on Sky Atlantic and Canal+.