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Pays de la Loire, Nantes

Les Femmes en fil and their couture workshop ethics and solidarity

"Les femmes en fil" association, founded in 2009, is dedicated to the social and professional integration of women through an ethical and solidarity textile manufacturing workshop, learning through sewing.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Access to employment
05/25/2016

Pays de la Loire, Rezé

"Simple city" : helping each other to succeed

"Simple city" is an association that supports initiatives promoting the action and expression of children, young people or adults in working-class neighborhoods.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/25/2016

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Bayonne

Improving the living conditions of families seeking asylum through Bestearekin

Bestearekin, which means "with the other" in Basque, helps these families of migrants who have been denied the right to asylum. They are accompanied until they are regularized and autonomous, in order to promote their integration into the community.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1)
Integration through housing
05/25/2016

Île-de-France, Aulnay-sous-Bois

Association Lumière and the fight against the digital divide in priority neighborhoods

Lumière association offers many activities for children, pre-teens, by setting up a school accompaniment and participates in the respect of citizenship values ​​in Aulnay-sous-Bois. It also helps adults to train and carry out their administrative procedures online through a Multimedia Space.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
12/14/2015

Île-de-France, Bagneux

Marie Surjus and the Bagneux neighbourhood social association, a fledgling sponsorship

‘As a sponsor, I want to pass on my professional skills in an associative framework.’

Sponsored by Eurovia (1)
Inclusive mobility
12/17/2014

Bretagne, Dinan

Hervé Maignen and Steredenn: true dedication

Construction director by day, and long involved in professional integration, Hervé Maignen sponsors Steredenn. Worksite visits, meetings, advice... A proactive sponsor, he donates his time ‘because as an entrepreneur, it’s a moral duty.’

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1), VINCI Construction (1)
Inclusive mobility
12/17/2014

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon

Cédric Fechter and ACEPP Rhône, building momentum together

‘My role in the association is to find the right contacts within the Group to accompany them.’

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (3), VINCI (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/16/2014

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Laurent Kribs and Action Basket Citoyen: the right pass

Despite a jam-packed agenda, Laurent Kribs, enterprise head for Roiret Services (VINCI Facilities), finds the time to sponsor a youth education through sports association because it is a ‘meaningful commitment’.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/16/2014

Occitanie, Banyuls-sur-mer

Christophe Laborde and IFE Côte Vermeille, acting locally

‘We must be active participants in the development of our area.’

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
10/16/2014

Pays de la Loire, Rezé

Not a Crumb Is Wasted!

The Bara’mel integration workshop recycles unsold bread from the Nantes conurbation. Aurélie is happy to ‘give [her] time to people working for others.’ Her co-sponsor, Anne-Laure, appreciates the ‘value of being part of a duo and the opportunity to work together outside of the office.’

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Access to employment
07/08/2014

Île-de-France, Paris

Socially-Supportive Co-Housing

The Lazare association allows homeless people to live with young workers in shared flats. Frédérique Goupilleau, sponsor for this socially-supportive housing, appreciates ‘giving a little time to associations through [her] company.’

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Integration through housing
05/27/2014

Île-de-France, Clichy

Vincent Gouget and Freha, positive energy

‘Freha counted on my expertise to help them achieve efficiency inexpensively.’

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Integration through housing
05/27/2014

Guyane, Kourou

Lutz Weise and Dynamique System’: a partnership with the right rhythm

Chemical engineer and already active with an international association, Lutz Weise discovered the French Guiana association Dynamique System’ by accident. He liked its approach immediately.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/18/2013

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Aiguillon

Apreva, a new path to insertion

With the creation of socially-supportive garages, Apreva fosters two-fold insertion. The association employs mechanics far from employment and rents repaired cars to people in need.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1)
Inclusive mobility
10/18/2013

Occitanie, Toulouse

Si-T-Libre, for a radiant city

Si-T-Libre involves the inhabitants of Bourbaki in the life of their 400-unit low-income housing estate north of Toulouse, strengthens inter-generational ties and works to open new horizons. There is also a new addition to the initiative—a senior centre.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1), VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/11/2013

Île-de-France, Alfortville

Eeva Hjelt and La Friperie Solidaire: a collaboration made to measure.

At age 33, the head of international human resource development at Eurovia got involved with La Friperie Solidaire. The sponsor had one desire: to pass on her skills.

Sponsored by Eurovia (1), VINCI Construction (2)
Access to employment
07/11/2013

Île-de-France, Sevran

Jean-Jérôme Gazeau and Le Jardin Ensauleillé: cultivating new ties

In the middle of the asphalt, a small shared garden brings a breath of oxygen to the residents of the priority neighbourhood of Gros Saule, in Aulnay-sous-Bois (93). Jean-Jérôme Gazeau has been accompanying the association carrying the project from the start.

Sponsored by Eurovia (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/18/2013

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Echirolles

A roof for all, everyone’s struggle

A longstanding partner of the Fondation Abbé Pierre, the association Un Toit Pour Tous [a roof for all] was born in 1992 from the determination of activists in Grenoble to call out the public authorities regarding housing problems. Today, it has a park of 500 housing units, houses 100 new families every year, and is multiplying its activities to take things further.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Integration through housing
03/27/2013

Île-de-France, Saint-Denis

Ikambere: A Welcoming House for HIV+ Womenn

Since 1997, the association Ikambere—’welcoming house’ in Kinyarwanda (the language of Rwanda)—has been helping HIV+ women. Prevention, a sympathetic ear, help finding a job and access to housing: nothing is left to chance. .

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (4)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
03/27/2013

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Sorgues

Amidon 84, ironing their way in

For nearly twenty years, the association Amidon 84 and its ironing service have allowed women to return to the workforce.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
03/27/2013

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Marseille

Anne Sabbatorsi and Les Compagnons Bâtisseurs Provence: the future under construction

When she first arrived in Marseille, in 2012, the calls for tender agent with GTM Sud VINCI Construction wanted to get involved as she had in Annecy. And that’s where her adventure with Les Compagnons Bâtisseurs Provence began.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1), VINCI Construction (1)
Access to employment
05/22/2013

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Malemort

ADER, the road back to employment

ADER is a socially-supportive departmental association providing road safety education. It was created in 2008 in response to the need to take into account the problem of mobility in rural areas to foster access to employment. The association manages a driving school (‘Drom’Ader’) targeting a disadvantaged public, more likely to face learning difficulties. It welcomes candidates referred by social welfare programs: RSA, PLIE, employment centres, social workers, etc.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Inclusive mobility
12/20/2012

Île-de-France, Paris

Living with the homeless

In Paris, the Association pour l’Amité brings street people together with young workers and families as flatmates. Welcome to their flat share.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Construction (2)
Integration through housing
12/20/2012

Occitanie, Montpellier

Olivier Brilleau and the association Charles Prévost: the human side of sponsorship

District head for ASF, Olivier Brilleau had lived other carriers before joining VINCI. This new carrier shift was also an opportunity to get involved with an association. But not just any association...

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Integration through housing
03/27/2013

Grand Est, Metz

Point d’Accueil Ecoute Jeunes : pulling young adults out of poverty

Launched in 2002 by the Comité Mosellan de Sauvegarde des Enfants et des Adolescents (CMSEA), the Point d’Accueil Ecoute Jeunes (PAEJ) youth centre works with young adults in situations of poverty and social exclusion.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Access to employment
07/12/2012

Occitanie, Toulouse

Jean-Louis Arcelin and Altern’Mobil: tandem success

For two years, Jean-Louis Arcelin has been one of the sponsors of Altern’Mobil, a socially-supportive green transport company that helps people far from employment find jobs in Toulouse.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Access to employment
05/24/2012

Île-de-France, Aubervilliers

Boxing Beats fighting for integration

The largest women’s boxing club in France, Boxing Beats, with 249 members, 74 of whom women, has brought home no less than forty French championship titles between 1999 and 2012, along with several world, European and EU championship titles. The club is unique in that its purpose is both sporting and educational.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/24/2012

Île-de-France, Paris

SNL : a home to get back on one’s feet

Founded in Paris in 1988, the association Solidarités Nouvelles pour le Logement (SNL) offers housing to people in great social difficulty and supports them as they take their futures back in hand.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1), VINCI (1)
Integration through housing
03/27/2012

Occitanie, Toulouse

Revivre en Pays d’Oc : fighting waste

In Toulouse, the association Revivre en Pays d’Oc collects and redistributes food and hygiene products to socially-supportive grocery stores. Efficiency, reactivity and cost-cutting have made the project successful.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/12/2012

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Louhans

Jean-Christophe Prunier and Mission Mobilité: a pair headed in the right direction

At age 48, this is the first time that the agency head with C3B has sponsored an association—a commitment to take part in a social project and allow Mission Mobilité’s beneficiaries to turn a corner in their lives.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Inclusive mobility
05/24/2012

Île-de-France, Paris

Habitat & Humanisme IDF : finding one's place again

Habitat & Humanisme Ile-de-France's teams has been helping inadequately-housed families and individuals recover their autonomy and re-enter society for 20 years already! An anniversary to celebrate throughout 2012: solidarity race, festival at the Parc Floral de Paris, jumble sale, concerts, and more.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Integration through housing
12/15/2011

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon

Sport dans la Ville : when sports scores jobs

Founded in 1998, the association Sport dans la Ville (‘Sports in the city’) promotes sporting values among young people in underprivileged neighbourhoods and helps them find jobs.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
12/15/2011

Centre-Val de Loire, Joué-lès-Tours

Annaba : dance and storytelling to expand one’s horizons

The association Annaba believes in mastery of writing, reading and diction to open dialogue. Founded in 1997, it works to support the education of children in difficulty and fosters access to jobs for single and illiterate mothers.

Sponsored by Eurovia (2)
Access to employment
12/15/2011

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Avignon

Imagine 84, a garden bearing fruit

Imagine 84 is a group of associations fighting exclusion in Avignon and throughout the Vaucluse department since 1985. Its ‘food aid’ centre and social integration workshop ‘Les Jardins de la Méditerranée’ [Mediterranean gardens] have supported the poorest since 2009. Inspired by the Ministry of Health recommendation to eat five fruits and vegetables every day, this workshop sorts and repackages produce, combining two forms of solidarity: professional integration assistance and the fight against wasted fresh produce, which is particularly high in the Vaucluse and Bouches-du-Rhône departments where a hundred or so tonnes of fruits and vegetables are thrown out every day at all levels of the commodity chain.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/07/2011

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Monestier

Les Saveurs du Bois du Ro c: working the land to grow self-esteem

This social integration workshop allows people in difficulty to find their way back to employment by spending six months discovering organic market gardening.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (3)
Access to employment
07/07/2011

Occitanie, Toulouse

“Être mobile, c’est permis” : new social driving school

The associative project “Être mobile, c’est permis” creating a social driving school in Toulouse is the brainchild of a young social entrepreneur. Since September 2011, this project has allowed individuals in precarious situations to obtain a driver’s licence, a ticket to employment and integration.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Inclusive mobility
03/24/2011

Île-de-France, Saint-Germain-En-Laye

Dons Solidaires: “Give, don’t destroy. Use, don’t waste.“

Since 2004, the associative platform Dons Solidaires has collected unsold non-food products and redistributed them to associations fighting exclusion and poverty.

Sponsored by Eurovia (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/07/2011

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Grenoble

La Soupape brings families together for a children’s café

In the heart of Grenoble’s Eaux Claires-Mistral neighbourhood, considered at risk, the non-profit organisation La Soupape (“the valve”) opened a children’s café in 2010. A real café (although no alcohol is served) for children and open to parents, it’s a lively place for a meal or a workshop that improve social ties and integration.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
03/24/2011

Île-de-France, Saint-Denis

Les Arbalétriers create social -and acoustic- ties

"Sur les dalles, on dévale, on déballe, on dédalle..." [on the pavement, we hurry, we unpack, we un-pave...] To this chant, the inhabitants marched, or rather, paraded through the Basilique concerted development zone (pop. 4,000) in Saint-Denis (93), in the northern Ile-de-France region. It was Saturday 2 July 2011. Since then, this project—dubbed "Dédaldilo" (for "dédale d'îlots", which means "maze of islands" in French and refers to the housing blocks)—has consisted of building musical floats by inhabitants and has brought calm back to the neighbourhood.

Sponsored by VINCI (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
12/16/2010

Hauts-de-France, Ghyvelde

“Entraide”, a hand extended in rural areas around Dunkirk

For more than 20 years, the “Entraide” association has assisted people struggling in rural areas around Dunkirk (Nord-Pas-de-Calais). Food packages, loans, social grocery store, etc.—the structure accompanies and supports more and more families every year.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/19/2011

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bussières

Adhama, overcoming the barriers of disability

So that disability is not a hindrance to social and professional fulfilment, the Association des Handicapés Adultes des Montagnes du Matin (ADHAMA, association of adults with disabilities in the "Morning Mountains") works to foster the independence of the mentally disabled.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (3)
Access to employment
03/24/2011

Centre-Val de Loire, Mainvilliers

Reconstruire Ensemble : a neighbourhood social association to meet the real needs of inhabitants

In Mainvilliers, a town of 10,000 inhabitants in the vicinity of Chartres, council housing represents 40% of the town’s housing. In 2000, the organization Reconstruire Ensemble (Rebuilding Together) was established here as part of a municipal housing renovation and valorization programme. Registered as a “social integration workshop” by the Ministry for Labour, it has a single goal: improve the living environment and create social bonds.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Access to employment
10/14/2010

Occitanie, Nîmes

"Paseo", parents helping other parents

Parents helping other parents? The idea is simple and has been around in Great Britain since the 1970s. But it would take until 2007 and the creation of Paseo association in the disadvantaged neighbourhood of Pissevin in Nimes for the initiative to find its way to France.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/14/2010

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Villerest

Le Tri d’Emma gives used textiles a second life

Since early 2011, the very new association Le Tri d’Emma has been collecting and sorting thousands of tonnes of used textiles in the Roanne region of the Loire. These textiles are then recycled by specialised networks.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
03/24/2011

Bretagne, Vannes

Les Yeux Ouverts: taking action against the exclusion of women

Founded in 2006 by the sociologist, Zoulikha Rida, the association “Les Yeux Ouverts” (meaning eyes wide open) takes action to prevent women’s isolation and insecurity in the deprived neighbourhood of Ménimur, in Vannes, aiming to improve women’s social integration and access to employment.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/19/2011

Centre-Val de Loire, Beaune la Rolande

Roman Road Garden: organic market garden for combating social exclusion

In 2010, an amazing organisation was born of a partnership between VINCI and the Cocagne Network: an organic solidarity garden located in Beaune-la-Rolande along the A19. Its role is to test and validate new tools to fight social exclusion.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Access to employment
10/14/2010

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Bordeaux

Paul Bert Network Centre: a world away

Laundromat, cyber café, play space, philosophy café, choir, public baths and even low-cost housing! These are just a few of the activities offered by the Paul Bert Network located in Bordeaux's city centre. Its challenge? To be simultaneously a point for meetings, cultural exchange and democratic expression and offer assistance for persons in need. Created in 1986, the association continues to develop: today it covers 1,000 sq. metres, counts 12 employees, 30 volunteers and more than a thousand visitors each day.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/08/2010

, Phnom Penh

Passerelles Numériques (Digital Bridges): a school to help disadvantaged young Cambodians succeed

Created in November 2006, Passerelles Numériques helps young Cambodians from the country’s poorest classes to receive advanced training in information technology.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (3)
Access to employment
10/14/2010

Île-de-France, Villeneuve-le-Roi

La Ferme du Parc des Meuniers : an atypical educational farm

Set up in 1995, Parc des Meuniers farm is a centre that people of all ages and backgrounds can come to, free of charge, to meet and find a friendly ear. People that live in the region can meet other people and develop social ties through workshop activities. The farm is also a social centre that supports young people, as well as the not so young, in dealing with everyday life.

Sponsored by Eurovia (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/20/2010

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert

Oasis: cultivating social ties through gardening

Since 2001, in the heart of Forez, in the Loire, a few kilometres from Saint Etienne, the association Oasis combines helping people find work with sustainable development, through organic market gardening and reed production. A fruitful and dynamic alliance…

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Access to employment
12/15/2009

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Romans Sur Isere

PIHC: a humanitarian chain furthering cooperation and integration

Since 1994, the Platform for Integration through Humanitarian action and Cooperation (PIHC) has provided training in a joint effort to advance integration.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (4)
Access to employment
05/20/2010

Martinique, Fort-de-France

ACISE in Martinique, a true platform for reintegration

The Association Citoyenne pour l’Insertion Solidaire et Économique (ACISE) now does more than “just” welcoming the homeless. It also works for their reintegration by setting up a sewing workshop, a second chance for people rebuilding their lives.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1)
Access to employment
05/20/2010

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Montluçon

“Pénélope” mending frayed lives

A sewing, fashion and vocational integration workshop—that was the winning bet made by Jacqueline and Robert Sabaton in 1993. The Montluçon-based association accompanies women toward stable jobs by providing them with training and real support.

Sponsored by Eurovia (1), VINCI Construction (2)
Access to employment
03/17/2010

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Aix-en-Provence

Historical Monuments GEIQ in Aix restores employment

The Historical Monuments GEIQ is a group of employers that support integration and qualification while restoring historical monuments. Based in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, it’s the first of its kind in France

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Access to employment
12/15/2009

Île-de-France, Montreuil

The ‘Hors la Rue’ (‘off the street’) association: ‘We must help solitary Romany children’

To keep Romany minors from a life of homelessness and exploitation, the ‘Hors la Rue’ association has been guiding them on the road to education and training since 2002. A little-known effort, which has benefited more than 2000 young people in the Paris Region.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
10/08/2009

Île-de-France, Saint-Ouen

GEIQ BTP Ile-de-France : Four letters and a 70% success rate

What is a GEIQ? It’s a French acronym for a group of employers that support integration and qualification. More precisely, it is a non-profit organisation that matches out-of-work youth between the ages of 17 and 30 with member businesses in the same field. Launched in October 2006, the construction industry GEIQ in Ile-de-France is in part responsible for 70% of young people being hired permanently at the termination of their initial contract.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Access to employment
05/19/2009

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, La Ciotat

Ciotat Automotive Service: a solidarity garage for those most in need

Ciotat Automotive Service helps people in the process of social and professional integration become mobile with the loan and repair of a car at nearly no cost.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Inclusive mobility
07/09/2009

Grand Est, Seichamps

Sinéo Nancy : Washing cars without water

“I always wanted to create a rewarding business.” So business school graduate Fabien Laloue threw himself into the fray in July 2008. After three years of serving as marketing and commercial manager of the Nancy basketball team, the young man was seduced by Sinéo, a car cleaning business. He accepted the offer of a franchise and moved to Nancy in northeast France.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
03/17/2009

Centre-Val de Loire, Tours

The Compagnons Bâtisseurs rebuilding solidarity in Tours

The housing renovations by the Compagnons Bâtisseurs Centre, in Tours, are done with the families in difficulty that are destined to live in the housing. And they are a success.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (2)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
03/17/2009

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, La Ciotat

Voiture & co : transport for employment

Could the key to finding employment be a car key ? The Voiture & co association’s “Bougez vers l’emploi” (“Go to where the work is”) mobility scheme in the Bouches-du-Rhône region certainly thinks so. As a result, it provides those on the fringe of the labour market with transport enabling them to attend an interview or training course, go to work, etc.

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (2)
Inclusive mobility
10/07/2008

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Saint-Etienne

Habitat et Humanisme Loire: a group house in the heart of the city

Since 1992, the Habitat et Humanisme Loire Organization (Housing and Humanism) has been providing support for the poorly housed and homeless. Owner of around sixty council houses, it has just reached a new level with the opening of a “group house”.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Integration through housing
10/07/2008

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Polignac

Le Jardin des Estreys : Social integration and ecology in the same basket

Growing organic vegetables so that destitute people can reintegrate into society is the challenge taken up by the non-profit association Jardin des Estreys. It’s a bet that it appears to have won in part since in 2009, half the apprentice farmers who participated in the social integration workshop found permanent or temporary employment.

Sponsored by Eurovia (2)
Access to employment
07/08/2008

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Mozac

Rugby : a springboard towards youth integration

For the past three years, the "Tremplin Jeunes Espoirs" association in Auvergne has been developing a promising system to promote the integration into employment of young rugby players lacking any plans or ambition for the future. About fifty volunteers, aged 16 to 20, have benefited from this system, which is now spreading to other geographical areas and other sports…

Sponsored by VINCI Concessions (1), Eurovia (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/27/2008

Grand Est, Florange

Valoprest: "Let’s create jobs, let’s protect the environment…"

To confront the employment crisis affecting their region, two women created in 2000 the first integration company in the Lorraine region with an emphasis on sustainable development. A risky venture which turned out to be viable; it has already allowed 300 people to receive training in the areas of recycling and ecological cleaning and then to find a job.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
10/07/2008

Île-de-France, Coignières

Nouvelle Attitude : a second lease of life for used office paper

“Let the little papers burn,” sang Gainsbourg and Régine. “Let’s recycle it!” is the message that Nouvelle Attitude now hammers home instead. This is the challenge that the young social integration enterprise, which specialises in collecting office paper for recycling, set itself when it was created in 2007.

Sponsored by VINCI (1)
Access to employment
03/13/2008

Pays de la Loire, Cholet

Cap Savoir : Skills are the objective in Cholet

In 1996, the non-profit organisation Cap Savoir in Cholet in the Loire region of France was created to assist the underqualified and unemployed in relearning the basics of reading and writing. The organisation, dynamically run by six employees and some fifty volunteers, welcomes more than 250 learners each year.

Sponsored by VINCI Energies (1)
Access to employment
09/27/2007

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Dijon

Epi'Sourire : Dijon, after the mustard, solidarity supermarkets !

In 2007 Dijon witnessed the opening of its first solidarity grocer shop, Epi'Sourire. Three years later, nearly 1,200 families shop there regularly. Not just a supermarket, it works toward social integration of the disadvantaged.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
05/22/2007

Île-de-France, Paris

“J’ai un rêve”: riding on a tide of success

When top ex-swimmer Muriel Hermine met college students with problems, the result was the “J’ai un rêve” association. This social solidarity project uses sport and culture to help to keep the heads of the academic system’s failures above water.

Sponsored by VINCI Construction (1)
Social ties in priority neighbourhoods
07/12/2007