LOXAM announced as Rugby World Cup France 2023 Official Sponsor

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The LOXAM group, leader in equipment rental, becomes Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup France 2023. This commitment was formalized this Monday, September 7 by Gérard Deprez, President of the LOXAM group and Claude Atcher, General Manager of Rugby World Cup France 2023.

Established in 30 countries, the LOXAM group becomes the 3rd Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup France 2023. LOXAM, leader in equipment rental, is recognised in France and internationally for its responsible actions, in particular through its involvement in the circular economy.

Holder of ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications, LOXAM is also the first equipment rental company in the world to have obtained the ISO 26000 standard for its CSR policy. Present in the heart of the territories, the group is a pioneer in its field and shares the requirements of France 2023 and its ambition to "move the lines" and deliver a responsible event that meets the challenges of today and tomorrow.

As “Official Equipment Rental Provider for Rugby World Cup France 2023”, the LOXAM group will highlight its know-how on the various competition sites during the preparatory phase and during the tournament.

LOXAM will also benefit from TV exposure during the 48 matches of the tournament and from a bespoke activation program, aligned with the Organising Committee CSR ambitions.

Rugby World Cup France 2023 General Manager, Claude Atcher said: "We are delighted to welcome and involve the LOXAM Group in Rugby World Cup France 2023. A French group recognised internationally, LOXAM is at the heart of circular economy and promotes the daily reuse, reduction of waste and recycling of equipment. LOXAM's experience and know-how will be an asset in our event delivery. I warmly thank Gérard Déprez for his commitment to building a responsible partnership in perfect harmony with the values of the Organising Committee."

LOXAM Group Chairman, Gérard Desprez said: "We are very proud that LOXAM can play its part in the Rugby World Cup France 2023 logistic. We are thus extending our historic involvement with rugby. While LOXAM is an international group, it also remains, through its equipment rental activity, a local company.

"The presence of this iconic event in the heart of our territories is fully in line with our business and regional roots. Finally, we share the strong values of solidarity, team spirit and social and environmental commitment advocated by this competition, which are integral parts of LOXAM's DNA. My teams are already mobilised to put their experience at the service of this event and contribute to its international success. "

About Rugby World Cup 2023:

Rugby World Cup France 2023 will be held between 8 September and 21 October 2023. This will be the tenth world cup, and the event will also celebrate 200 years of rugby.

The 48 matches will be held in nine stadiums, ten cities, and seven host regions. 600,000 international visitors are expected in France.

For the first time in event history, and under the Host Union Agreement, the France 2023 Organising Committee acquired three levels of commercial rights over the Rugby World Cup (official sponsors, official suppliers, official supporters) allowing it to build custom international sponsorships through dedicated activation programmes.

LOXAM joins "GL Events" and "SNCF" among the Official Sponsors already announced by the Organising Committee.

About LOXAM Group:

Number 1 in Europe and number 4 in the world, LOXAM is the market leader in the rental of equipment and tools for public roadworks, construction, industry, green spaces and services. With a turnover of 2.3 billion euros in 2019, 1,100 branches and 11,000 employees, the LOXAM group is present in 30 countries and has the widest range of equipment on the market, with more than 650,000 equipment, making it possible to anticipate, support and respond to the growing demand from companies wishing to outsource the supply, management and maintenance of their fleet.

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