Sustainable mobility

Sustainable mobility

Mobility has become, over the past few years, an essential problematic of sustainable development. It spans every domain: economic, industrial, urbanistic, social, environmental…

The Michelin Corporate Foundation involves itself in innovative projects in favour of sustainable mobility, respectful of Man and the planet and resolutely turned towards the future.

Projects

Actions to raise awareness about road safety
Association Prévention Routière

Actions to raise awareness about road safety

Road safety education has always been a priority for the Michelin Group.

Association Prévention Routière

"SuperCircul’", a game to educate children on the dangers of the road

For young people, the road is a dangerous place. As a reminder, in France in 2014, 97 children under 14 were killed and 5,250 were injured.

Chronicles: “Helping people move forward”, radio broadcasts on Sustainable Mobility
Association RCF Solidarité

Chronicles: “Helping people move forward”, radio broadcasts on Sustainable Mobility

RCF is a radio group of proximity: with more than 60 local stations and 240 frequencies distributed throughout France and Belgium, it reaches nearly 500,000 listeners each day.

Radio shows on sustainable mobility during COP21
Association RCF Solidarité

Radio shows on sustainable mobility during COP21

On the occasion of the big Climate Conference in Paris, called COP21, held from 30 November to 12 December 2015, RCF and the Michelin Corporate Foundation wished to participate in the general reflection on sustainable mobility.

Together, the road to school in safety
Children of the Mekong

Together, the road to school in safety

Present in seven Southeast Asian countries, the NGO Children of the Mekong is a hand held out to children in hardship.

Road Safety Program in South Africa and Brazil
Global Road Safety Partnership

Road Safety Program in South Africa and Brazil

Road safety is a major focus of the Michelin Corporate Foundation.
To this end the Foundation is involved with Youth for Road Safety (YOURS), a worldwide organization which particularly targets young people under 25 who are the most frequent victims of road accidents. Every year, 400,000 young pedestrians, cyclists, motor
cyclists, car drivers and passengers are involved in road accidents, especially in
emerging and low and middle-income countries.

The Driving Simulator
L'ADAPT

The Driving Simulator

In France, nearly 300,000 people per year suffer non-evolutive brain injuries that can affect one or more functions necessary for driving. Whether they are visible or not, it is essential that these deficiencies are identified since, before patients can resume driving, they must appear before a qualified practitioner to seek medical advice.

RoseCar, a carpooling service for patients
Rose Association

RoseCar, a carpooling service for patients

True to its commitment to sustainable mobility, the Michelin Corporate Foundation supports RoseCar, the first carpooling network dedicated to patients and their families, in order for them to travel more easily from home to hospital.

Rose Association came to offer this service because of an awareness and an observation of a specific situation.

Five “talks” dedicated to sustainable mobility
TED Conferences

Five “talks” dedicated to sustainable mobility

The 12th edition of the Michelin Challenge Bibendum which was held in Chengdu, China in November 2014, was dedicated to mobility in the city of the future.

V’asie roule: 6,000 kilometers by bicycle to aid the children of South East Asia
V'asie roule

V’asie roule: 6,000 kilometers by bicycle to aid the children of South East Asia

The Michelin Corporate Foundation is supporting the Enfants du Mékong NGO which promotes social assimilation for children in difficulty. Within this partnership, it is backing the initiative of two French students.

Yellowstone Park Foundation: Study of traffic flows within the park
Yellowstone Park Foundation

Yellowstone Park Foundation: Study of traffic flows within the park

Over the past ten years, the Yellowstone National Park has seen an increase in its visitation numbers. With a 21% leap between 2014 and 2016, they now top the four million mark.

Rehabilitating Via Arverna

Creating road safety awareness in apprentice training centers

Making mobility accessible to the last witnesses of the Shoah on the occasion of memorial events

Acquiring Joëlettes to make mountain hikes accessible to persons with reduced mobility

Carpooling application

Together for a sustainable mobility accessible to all

Making mobility accessible to teams participating in the 2018 French Cycling Championships