Supported projects

Since its creation in 2004, the Foundation has helped more than 1,500 projects and carried out nearly 200 skills missions.

France
Social & Employment
Creation of La Cassette, a third place dedicated to training and producing radio programs and podcasts in Aubervilliers.
Brazil
Social & Employment
Training to enter the job market in the Brazilian favela of Vila Prudente in Sao Paulo.
France
Social & Employment
Creation and development of an urban community farm in Seine-Saint-Denis.
Nicaragua
Humanitarian & Development
Two wells built and a water awareness programme in Bluefields, Nicaragua.
France
Humanitarian & Development
Renovation of a second house to reintegrate the most disadvantaged people back into society.
Cambodia
Humanitarian & Development
A water management support system for the Angkor region.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
In Indre-et-Loire, the association "Pour vos Yeux" commissions urban artists to decorate water towers and uses them to raise good water management awareness.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Inventories of threatened animal and plant habitats and ecosystems in France.
Senegal
Environment & Biodiversity
Mangrove reforestation program in Senegal.
Vietnam
Humanitarian & Development
Design and manufacture of a comprehensive plastic waste recycling and reuse solution.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Expedition to sample microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea.
Peru
Humanitarian & Development
Agroforestry and awareness-raising about collective eco-responsible behaviour in Peru.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Solution for the recovery of organic waste in an urban environment
Senegal
Environment & Biodiversity
Study of the populations of freshwater molluscs, intermediate hosts of the parasite that causes bilharzia, in the Ferlo region (Senegal).
World
Humanitarian & Development
Strategic research and innovation partnership with the NGO Médecins sans frontières (MSF).
Vietnam
Humanitarian & Development
Building and running a humanist and ecological school for the children of poor working class families in Vietnam.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Scientific assessment of microplastic pollution along the South Brittany coast, combined with an educational mission aimed at local stakeholders.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
A new Tara expedition to go back to the origins of plastic pollution in Europe.
Creation of a third place dedicated to the circular economy and responsible agriculture in South Africa.
France
Social & Employment
System for integrating people with disabilities into the world of business.
Madagascar
Humanitarian & Development
Water supply for the village of Akamasoa (Madagascar) in particular for a solidarity hotel project.
Senegal
Humanitarian & Development
Installation of a water pumping and treatment system from the Gambia River to supply drinking water to the village of Saal.
Senegal
Humanitarian & Development
Installation of biodigesters in the Thiès region of Senegal.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Setting up a market garden-school for young people who have dropped out of school.
France
Social & Employment
Creation of a fishing pontoon suitable for people with reduced mobility and an educational space for learning about biodiversity.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Study of biodiversity and pollution in the deep coralligenous zone
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Identifying the effects of microplastics and nanoplastics on biodiversity.
Burkina Faso
Humanitarian & Development
Improving access to drinking water and community structure in the Galgouli (Burkina Faso).
Philippines
Humanitarian & Development
Creation of a platform to gather expertise around environmental health.
Senegal
Humanitarian & Development
Improve drinking water supply in the Diagane Barka district (Fatick region).
Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)
Humanitarian & Development
Research on the epidemiology of cholera in Africa
France
Social & Employment
Strengthen the economic and social fabric by supporting the creation of businesses by disadvantaged groups and by supporting isolated entrepreneurs.
France
Social & Employment
Innovative, interactive, and professional training in computer science for vulnerable groups alienated from employment.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Creation of an educational tool to educate the general public and schoolchildren about ocean pollution by plastics and microplastics.
Philippines
Environment & Biodiversity
Creation of a Ocean Academy in the Philippines to raise awareness of coral reef protection and sustainable economic development.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Collaborative media taking stock of the climate year from one COP to another.
France
Social & Employment
Creation of resource centres in Ardèche and Drôme.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Maintaining or restoring a good state of conservation in Natura 2000 habits.
Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
Humanitarian & Development
Renovating a gravity drinking water supply system in the district of Kombé (Madibu, Congo).
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Creating a mini-network of five standpipes and setting up a management committee in a rural area of Kendié (Dogon region in Mali).
France
Social & Employment
Creating an affordable furniture service aimed at people moving into their first home following time in insecure housing.
France
Social & Employment
Step up the production of vermicompost in order to make good use of vegetable garden waste and increase the amount of work being done by a back-to-work scheme.
Philippines
Humanitarian & Development
Programme to increase the quality of life of people in the Philippines by improving environmental health.
Kenya
Humanitarian & Development
Setting up a “Water and Healthcare” centre in Baringo County in Kenya
France
Social & Employment
An innovative educational method to integrate and educate young people from troubled neighbourhoods in the Toulon area.
Armenia
Social & Employment
Setting up training for plumbers-pipelayers and field-based customer service staff.
France
Social & Employment
Mapping useful resources for the most deprived people and facilitating access to this data.
Hungary
Social & Employment
The organisation runs summer camps for Roma and non-Roma children in the most disadvantaged regions of Hungary.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
A back-to-work social enterprise makes good use of green waste.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Le Talus: an urban and environmentally friendly farm in Marseille
France
Social & Employment
A free student furniture collection service is born.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Studying plastic pollution and raising public awareness.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Designing and building a prototype sustainable urban aquaculture farm
World
Designing a training course covering bio-intensive micro-market gardening techniques for people with disabilities or on work placement contracts.
Bulgaria
Humanitarian & Development
Developing a pilot program for sustainable access to water and sanitation in the shantytowns of Sofia, Bulgaria)
World
Social & Employment
Overhaul of a management training program for small entrepreneurs in developing countries.
France
Social & Employment
Creation of a Wood workshop at Emmaus Défi.
France
Social & Employment
Creation of ecological and socially sustainable delivery and collection services for retailers in Bordeaux city-center.
France
Social & Employment
Creation of a community café focused on the social and professional inclusion of the most deprived.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)
Humanitarian & Development
Implementation of an epidemiological monitoring tool to monitor the response to cholera in real time.
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Re-establishment of the drinking water supply system for the village of Séro, in western Mali.
World
Humanitarian & Development
Benchmark of studies on the impact of micro-organisms in reducing fecal sludge in latrines in emergency situations carried out by humanitarian stakeholders.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Development of educational activities on the protection of reptiles in the Var.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Creation of educational workshops on the theme of water.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Development of a solution for the collection, storage, and recycling of cigarette butts via a connected unit
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Improving water supply in Sénou (a district of Bamako in Mali)
Niger
Humanitarian & Development
Raising awareness of ecology and helping women through a dedicated centre in Niamey (Niger).
Armenia
Environment & Biodiversity
Decontaminating the beaches of Lake Sevan in Armenia, in order to protect its ecosystem and its value for the tourist industry.
United States
Humanitarian & Development
Eco-friendly restoration of neighbourhoods in California – pilot project
Madagascar
Social & Employment
Developing a processing chain that transforms low-quality local Madagascan alcohol into denatured medical alcohol that is both useful and good for the economy.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Purchasing a van to transport work scheme employees to its green space maintenance sites in Cap Sizun
Vietnam
Social & Employment
Computer programming, driving socio-professional integration in Vietnam
Cameroon
Humanitarian & Development
In Bafoussam, a major town in northwest Cameroon, the children attending the French-speaking Centre Culturel Victor Hugo don’t have drinking water. A borehole has been dug and a water supply system put in place by an Ardèche-based association, Asomocam.
Burkina Faso
Humanitarian & Development
Developing a mosquito repellent soap to fight malaria
World
Environment & Biodiversity
By making articles by academics and researchers available, The Conversation aims to disseminate knowledge more effectively: its reviews of topical issues are taken up by the traditional media. A section dedicated to the circular economy is being developed with the support of the Veolia Foundation.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Creation of an innovative method of raising environmental awareness among neurodiverse children, particularly children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and training for teaching staff.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Participation in an event to raise public awareness of biodiversity through the creation of a plant and human installation in Avenue Foch in Paris.
France
Humanitarian & Development
Forum organised by Ahimsa Fund on the theme of health for all
France
Social & Employment
Creation of a social biscuit factory giving homeless people a path back to work.
Benin
Humanitarian & Development
Increase sterilization capacity of medical instruments at two major health centers in Nikki, Benin, by installing solar-powered autoclaves.
France
Social & Employment
Create a traveling "food market" in Paris run by refugee and immigrant cooks.
Togo
Social & Employment
Promote the emancipation of Togolese women by supporting the development of income-generating economic activities.
Philippines
Humanitarian & Development
Build a drinking water supply network in a district of Tacloban in The Philippines which was devastated by typhoon Yolanda in 2013.
Belgium
Social & Employment
Support for a reception centre in Belgium for people with mental disabilities, focusing on environment related educational activities.
France
Social & Employment
Educational programme designed to stop students dropping out of education and delivered by volunteer company employees
France
Social & Employment
Helping the most socially-excluded people with the donation boxes scheme
France
Environment & Biodiversity
A pilot initiative to better understand new forms of water contamination, characterize them, and assess the effectiveness of tertiary treatment on their elimination.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Office furniture upcycling and recycling job creation
Burkina Faso
Humanitarian & Development
Boosting the capabilities of septic tank manual cleaners in Ouagadougou
Madagascar
Humanitarian & Development
Experimenting with a new decentralized electrification model: nano grids.
Madagascar
Humanitarian & Development
Building a water conveyance to supply 1,000 residents in a Madagascan village with drinking water.
Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
Humanitarian & Development
Rehabilitating water infrastructures in a school to improve the health of pupils and teachers.
Mexico
Humanitarian & Development
A medical centre self-sufficient in water
France
Humanitarian & Development
Creating an information bank about initiatives towards decentralised electrification in rural and suburban areas
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Intergenerational events for discussions about “Chantiers Nature”
United States
Environment & Biodiversity
Designing an approach to raise awareness about plastic waste pollution in Mississippi waters
France
Social & Employment
Back-to-work scheme employees create gardens on the roofs of warehouses in Aubervilliers.
France
Social & Employment
Create jobs in disadvantaged neighborhoods with high unemployment.
Iraq
Skills Sponsorship
Supply potable water to a refugee camp.
Haiti
Skills Sponsorship
Supplying water after a new natural disaster.
World
Humanitarian & Development
Veolia’s end-of-life-cycle computer equipment gets recycled by back-to-work employees and is donated to charities.
France
Social & Employment
Innovative professional training for unemployed young people (18-25) in the 19th arrondissement of Paris with plans to open a sustainable space.
France
Social & Employment
A 2,000m² vegetable garden on a roof in Aubervilliers maintained by back-to-work employees.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Bolster the Ocean Solutions Initiative partnership with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in order to make a contribution to an upcoming IPCC report.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Call for projects to tackle plastic pollution in the Mediterranean
India
Humanitarian & Development
Building toilets for the 500 pupils attending a primary school in the State of Karnataka.
France
Social & Employment
Acquiring a folding/drying press to sustain the laundry business at a Parisian company specialized in job integration through business.
Guinea
Humanitarian & Development
Conduct field studies to more effectively determine cholera control strategies
France
Social & Employment
Creating an “accorderie” (service exchange network) in Pontcharra, Isère.
Niger
Humanitarian & Development
Installing water pumps and renovating existing wells to improve water supply for local people and livestock and the irrigation of farmland.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Supporting a cycle of conferences about the circular economy, aimed at students.
Iraq
Skills Sponsorship
Assessment of Bardarash IDP Camp, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraqi.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Stabilizing a riverbank in the Var.
Ecuador
Skills Sponsorship
Producing drinking water after the earthquake.
Togo
Humanitarian & Development
Extending a health centre in the village of Segbé in Southern Togo.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
The first web and mobile socially-responsible crowd recycling app.
China
Environment & Biodiversity
Domestic anti-arsenic sand filter project.
Cameroon
Humanitarian & Development
Using renewable energy to help supply electricity in remote areas of Cameroon.
Philippines
Humanitarian & Development
Reducing the adverse health and environmental impact of working in the informal solid waste recycling sector in Manila
Cameroon
Humanitarian & Development
Renewable energy electrification project in Cameroon
Senegal
Environment & Biodiversity
Experimenting and studying a vast operation in Senegal to revitalize the African Sahel: the “Great Green Wall”
Guinea
Humanitarian & Development
Solar powered water supply system and knowledge transfer.
Niger
Humanitarian & Development
Integrated program to strengthen the population’s resilience to climate
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Drinking water supplies in Koumi and Nerekoro (Mali).
France
Social & Employment
Learning music to remove social and cultural obstacles
France
Social & Employment
Creating and running an inclusive neighbourhood concierge service.
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Better understand the evolution of coral reefs to climate change and ecological disruption.
France
Social & Employment
Allow the spin of a network integration companies facing recycling.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)
Creating an educational workshop equipped with electric sewing machines operating on solar energy
Vietnam
Humanitarian & Development
Creating a waste management service and conducting a feasibility study for a drinking water conveyance system.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Extension and lay-out of an educational, social eco-garden within the Parc de la Villette, open to the general public and people with disabilities.
France
Social & Employment
Using built heritage renovation to get people back to work.
Italy
Environment & Biodiversity
Keynote presentations in France’s pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan.
France
Social & Employment
Structure the VoisinMalin network’s management body. VoisinMalin is a social enterprise which fosters and maintains social ties in working-class areas.
France
Social & Employment
Organisation and moderation of shared activities in Seine-Saint-Denis
France
Social & Employment
Setting up a shared garden to foster social cohesion within a residential estate in Toulon
India
Social & Employment
Creating micro-entrepreneurship training centres in Kolkata and New Delhi.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Organization of two mobile exhibitions and forums dedicated to environmental issues and green economy businesses
France
Social & Employment
Reintegration of young people excluded from work by developing expertise in eco-construction and logging activities.
France
Social & Employment
Social integration and better food for disadvantaged people in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region by creating a back-to-work agency.
France
2015 Student Solidarity Award: The "Special COP21 Prize" was awarded to the Hydr'Open association for their project to build a small-scale functional hydraulic turbine for rural electrification.
Vietnam
Environment & Biodiversity
France
2015 Student Solidarity Award: the third prize went to YA+K for their project to rehabilitate an abandoned urban space strewn with garbage in a low-income housing estate in Bagnolet.
Cambodia
Social & Employment
2015 Student Solidarity Award: The second prize went to Family First, led by HEC Paris students, for its project to measure the social impact of the Enfants du Mékong program (Cambodia).
Niger
2015 Student Solidarity Award: The first prize was awarded to the "Ouallam Children and Young Workers Association" (Niger), for its project to create an educational and psycho-social support structure.
Kenya
Skills Sponsorship
Supplying water for a mobile health center.
Germany
Program to combat pollution by plastic in coastal areas in Germany.
Cameroon
Skills Sponsorship
Rehabilitation of water facilities.
France
Social & Employment
Developing the activities of a caretaking/maintenance service in an environment-friendly district of Bordeaux
Burkina Faso
Humanitarian & Development
Supporting the activities of a social and supportive company that provides training for women to help them design and make fashion accessories and manage their business.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Counseling and educating volunteer families in Argenteuil to cut their energy consumption, through the "Positive Energy Families" program
World
Environment & Biodiversity
Creation of a MOOC on environmental protection themes.
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Building a solar powered mini-drinking water supply in two rural schools in the region of Timbuktu.
United States
Environment & Biodiversity
Rehabilitating a Navajo territory involving the community and inspired by local traditions to fight erosion.
Germany
Social & Employment
Developing a smartphone application to help illiterates learn to read and write in complete discretion and open up their professional prospects.
Germany
Social & Employment
Bat sculptures produced by disadvantaged children for awareness-raising and environmental education.
Canada
Environment & Biodiversity
Disseminating data for a broad public on interconnections between water, energy and food for a better grasp of the economic and environmental impact of water management in Alberta.
Senegal
Humanitarian & Development
Supporting the improvement of the health and environmental status of a rural commune in northern Senegal.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Supporting the creation of a workforce development project enhancing thecollections of fruit trees of the conservatory orchard on the island of Porquerolles.
France
Social & Employment
Creating a coworking space to develop new ways to work and support isolated workers.
France
Environment & Biodiversity
Supporting a new field of activity in workforce development through business activity, home refurbishing.
Iraq
Skills Sponsorship
Rehabilitation of water facilities.
India
Humanitarian & Development
Building sanitary complexes (toilets and showers) in the outlying districts of the western suburbs of New Delhi.
Kenya
Humanitarian & Development
Youth education program in refugee camps (curriculum adapted to the context and replicable school model).
Senegal
Humanitarian & Development
Ethical research and considerations in humanitarian issues to improve aid effectiveness.
Vietnam
Environment & Biodiversity
Phase 3 (expanded to Ha Long Bay) of the international project to transfer skills to restore and conserve water and shoreline quality.
France
Social & Employment
Counseling and supplying software packages to help microentrepreneurs gauge the social impact of their activity.
France
Social & Employment
In the IVth District of Paris, experimenting with a network of local services at neighborhood scale to create jobs and foster social cohesion
France
Social & Employment
Acquiring tools and wheeled equipment to develop the open space upkeep activities of a workforce development agency in Val d'Oise.
Germany
Social & Employment
Developing premises and a carpentry shop/training center for vulnerable youths of the region of Ham.
Germany
Social & Employment
Implementing six youth-designed environmental conservation projects in the Dresden area.
Mali
Humanitarian & Development
Supporting the production of "Blue Books" (decision aid tools for local players in water and wastewater services and international technical and financial partners).
China
Social & Employment
The "Special prize" was won by the Hand in Hand Association of the Skema Business School. Organizing educational activities and counseling disadvantaged youths, children of migrant workers, schooled in Suzhou, by students doing their school year in China.
Mexico
Humanitarian & Development
Third prize was awarded to Mexisol, the association of the Ecole Polytech'Montpellier school, and Nana Xhimai, a student association for renewable energies from the Universidad technologica del Valle del Mesquital (Hidalgo, Mexico region). Building and installing of solar-powered facilities in the disadvantaged communities of Hidalgo province in Mexico.