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Health crisis and social crisis, Orange Solidarity adapts its activities
Health crisis and social crisis, Orange Solidarity adapts its activities
Foundation
All the integration programmes supported by the Orange Foundation have been affected by Covid-19. Based on classroom training sessions, they were totally disrupted during the lockdown period. Since May and the necessary ...
Financial inclusion: a step forward with Orange Bank Africa
Products and services , Financial services , Middle-East and Africa

From mobile money to mobile banking, Orange is getting ready to take the next step in West Africa. Twelve years after the launch of the Orange Money transfer and payment service, we’re now opening the 100% mobile Orange Bank Africa, ...

Music: the show must go on!
Music: the show must go on!
Foundation
Among the 40 festivals that we are sponsoring in France and in Africa this year, 22 have been cancelled. They were meant to welcome more than 300,000 people this summer. Of the 18 other festivals: 9 hope postponement in autumn 2020, ...
Is this the end of office working?
Is this the end of office working?
Innovation , Culture , CSR

For some jobs, lockdown resulted in mass remote working, to the point some companies are considering adopting it permanently. Will the pandemic change where and how we work forever? What will the post-lockdown world of work look like?

Covid-19: Poland takes action
Covid-19: Poland takes action
Foundation
In all the African and European countries within our footprint, our aid has supported local emergency measures since March: In Poland these measures were deployed for the most fragile populations by NGOs and Orange volunteers, ...
 Has the crisis accelerated new payment practices?
Has the crisis accelerated new payment practices?
Financial services , Innovation

How did the Covid-19 health crisis in France impact payment methods and relationships with banks? How did consumer behaviour change before, during and after the lockdown? Here are the main takeaways from the Observatory of Banking ...

Saving lives - our aid arrives in 18 countries
Saving lives - our aid arrives in 18 countries
Foundation
Committed to the social and professional integration of young people and women through digital technology, we also develop health programmes where they are needed in Africa and the Middle East. From the start of the pandemic, we ...
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COVID-19 Solidarity: 3 start-ups making culture more accessible online...
Big Data , CSR

From design to music or reading, for some people, the lockdown has been a chance to spend more time on hobbies or develop new interests. Three start-ups supported by Orange are enabling people to access culture more easily by adapting ...

Youssouf Amine Elalamy, winner of the 2nd Orange Book Award in Africa
Youssouf Amine Elalamy, winner of the 2nd Orange Book Award in Africa
Foundation
The Orange Book Award in Africa was awarded to Youssouf Amine Elalamy for his novel “C'est beau, la guerre” published by Editions Le Fennec in Morocco. He is the winner of the 2020 edition, chosen from among 38 books initially put ...
Cyberdefense: guardians of the network
Cyberdefense: guardians of the network
Group , Networks , Cybersecurity

Digital freedom – we experience it every day without really thinking too much about it. Yet behind our carefree habits lies a crucial question. It’s not whether you’ll be a victim of a cyberattack, but when. And especially who will be ...

Thank you to the Solidarity FabLabs in Africa & Europe!
Thank you to the Solidarity FabLabs in Africa & Europe!
Foundation
In early April, the FabLabs showed all their enthusiasm and solidarity by developing visors for healthcare workers. So we decided to financially support 52 of the Solidarity FabLabs in our international network, who were keen to ...
Can culture be confined online indefinitely?
Can culture be confined online indefinitely?
Innovation , Culture , CSR

For several months now, theatres and concert venues have had to shut their doors to Covid-19, resulting in severe economic consequences for the entire industry. But where one door closes, another opens, sparking a new (virtual) world ...