At the Group's headquarters in Aubervilliers, Veolia's Chief Operating Officer, Estelle Brachlianoff, has presented prizes to the 3 winners selected from more than 150 applications. Nearly a quarter of the projects came from abroad and eleven were selected for presentation to the jury. The three distinguished associations received a financial endowment to help them carry out their project.
"Ficha", created by students from the Grenoble School of Management:
Ficha students have designed an innovative device (connected container, smartphone application...) to promote and reward selective waste sorting where it is least respected: in collective housing.
"Tizwit", created by students from Essec
In the Ouarzazate region of southern Morocco, accessing employment and moving out of the informal sector is still too often a challenge. Follow'Her intends to support the most vulnerable populations by offering structured support for entrepreneurship.
"Une bibliothèque pour Vo Koutime", created by students from University of Paris-Dauphine
In the rural village of Vo Koutime, in the south of Togo, the Go To Togo association has already built a secondary school, which will soon be joined by a library to combat illiteracy. This is a long-term project by an association that has already demonstrated its determination.