The Fondation SUEZ
Essential services are essential to health and quality of life. For the most disadvantaged, the Fondation supports projects around the world. In France, it promotes integration.
Tiphaine Hecketsweiler-Fondation SUEZ Vice-Chairwoman. Group Chief Engagement & Communications Officer.
Improving the living conditions of populations through access to essential services and social integration and social cohesion.
Following every project with our partners and stakeholders
Developing, supporting, acting and sharing
Collaborative and committed governance
The management board is chaired by Bertrand Camus, CEO of SUEZ. It defines the strategy, adopts the budget and sets the schedule. It selects the projects for the fund’s support from a list of the projects pre-assessed by the Fonds and the evaluators.
It is composed of thirteen members, representing us at Suez, which contributes to the Fonds SUEZ Initiatives, plus a number of independent members, elected for three years.
Franck Reinhold Von Essen
Marie Trellu Kane
A four-stage selection process
A rewarding innovative, sustainable and replicable solutions system
Our goal is to highlight innovative, effective and accessible projects that are already operational and to facilitate their distribution and replication.
Dominique PinAdministrator of the Fondation
The SUEZ - Institut de France award is given out every two years.
Zoom on the 2018 winners:
- The Moroccan association Dar Si Hmad in the Access to Essential Services category. Its project uses the new technology of "CloudFishers©" which collects fog water, stores it and then filters it to supply arid hamlets located outside the drinking water system, in the Moroccan High Atlas.
- The duo of Franco-Ivorian start-ups COLIBA and C+PROPRE in the Social Entrepreneurship category. They offer a solution for waste pre-collection, sorting and recovery in Abidjan, integrating the informal sector.