ESCP Europe Business School is proud to announce that it is this
year's winner of the Franco-British Intercultural Trophy, awarded
at PwC's headquarters in London on Thursday 5th February 2015.
The Franco-British Intercultural Trophy has been awarded by
Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain since 1997. The
trophy, designed by Cartier, is presented to companies which have
made particular efforts to develop stronger ties between Britain
and France or to promote Franco-British cross-cultural relations.
The winner is elected by all the Members of the
ESCP Europe's UK Director, Professor Chris Halliburton, took to the stage
to receive the trophy from previous winners, Emmaus.
Past winners include: Emmaus (2013), French Radio London (2012),
Mazars (2011), Bouygues (2010), Cinémoi (2009), Eurostar (2008),
Saint-Gobain (2007), EDF Energy (2006).
This year, the 18th edition of the Intercultural Trophy, sponsored
by AXA, was awarded during a Cross Cultural Quiz Evening on
February 5th at the PwC Offices.
This year's candidates were:
- Bryan Cave
- Expat Assure
- Handicap International
- Paul Jaboulet Ainé
- VINCI Construction Grands Projets
- Voulez-vous Parler
Professor Halliburton said: "We are genuinely
thrilled at winning this award and honoured to join the
distinguished roll call of former winners, especially as the first
educational establishment. The trophy represents for us a great
success in working across cultures wherever ESCP Europe is located,
particularly in Britain where our students and workforce are truly
About ESCP Europe
Established in 1819, ESCP Europe is the world's
oldest business school and has educated generations of leaders and
With its five urban campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid and
Torino, ESCP Europe's true European Identity enables the provision
of a unique style of cross-cultural business education and a Global
Perspective on international management issues.
ESCP Europe's network of 100 partner universities extends the
School's reach from European to worldwide. The School is founding
partner of heSam, a cluster of well-known institutions for research
and higher education structured around the Sorbonne
Triple-crown accredited (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB), ESCP Europe welcomes
4,000 students and 5,000 executives from 90 different nations every
year, offering them a wide range of general management and
specialised programmes (Master, MBA, PhD and Executive Education).
The School's alumni network counts 45,000 members in 150 countries
and from 200 nationalities. Together with its long-standing
relationships with national and multinational companies, this
network allows ESCP Europe to provide unique career opportunities
on an international scale.
About the French Chamber of Commerce in Great
The French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain
is part of a network of 112 French Chambers of Commerce and
Industry Abroad (CCI France International), which is the largest
private French network in the world with a combined membership base
of more than 30,000 companies.
The largest Foreign Chamber in the UK today in terms of both
turnover and range of services offered as well as one of the top
French Chambers worldwide, it counts more than 600 member companies
- ranging from SMEs and entrepreneurs to blue chip companies. The
diversity and quality of its members - 40% of which are non-French
nationals - largely contributes to its success and to the
reputation it has acquired over the last 131 years of