The fight against global warming, the renewing of energies, the preservation of resources and biodiversity are fundamental challenges for the future of our planet. The multiplication of world summits (Grenelle, COP21…) shows how vital it is to act in favour of the environment. This responsibility lies as much with the State and companies as it does with each one of us.
The Michelin Corporate Foundation has therefore made the protection of the environment one of its main fields of action through innovative projects.
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Living in a country with the nickname Mega-biodiversity Country – which means a country with a rich biodiversity – should make us aware of the importance of biodiversity as a supporting component of our survival – humans. There are so many benefits that we can get from the existence of biodiversity, namely as a source…
The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI, i.e. Institut du Développement Durable et des Relations Internationales) is an independent leading research institute regarding sustainable development governance. Its main missions centre on identifying the conditions and proposing tools to put sustainable development at the heart of international relations and public and private policies. In…
Combining ecology and economy is the mission of the Solar Impulse Foundation which is deeply committed to environmental protection. It is pursuing its action this year under the leadership of its founder Bertrand Piccard who, with the creation of the World Alliance, has set himself the target of promoting clean technologies by bringing together all…
AGLOSTIC© is a filter based on granulates from the recycling of used tyres. It is installed in gutters and allows water to be filtered naturally.
To address the impacts on health and the environment of the chemical industry and its products (140,000 man-made molecules have been identified to date), the need for an independent, objective and scientific risk analysis organization is becoming increasingly necessary.
Every year in the Morbihan, very high tonnages of bread are thrown away by medium and large supermarkets, but also by craft bakers and mass catering.
The ESAT of Le Prat in Vannes, whose mission is to make people with disabilities access a professional activity is working with the Food Bank of Morbihan to combat food waste and social exclusion.
UniLaSalle is a unique centre of higher education in Earth, Life and Environment Sciences which trains more than 2,500 students on its two campuses of Beauvais and Rouen.
In a context of global demographic growth that remains sustained, agriculture will have to answer a rise of the food request. This one comes at a time when arable land is becoming scarcer, particularly because of urbanisation.
For more than 50 years, with an active network in more than 100 countries and supported by more than 5 million members, the WWF is working around the world to eradicate degradation of the natural environment of the planet and to build a future in which human beings live in harmony with nature.
Philippe Legrez, Executive Director of the Michelin Corporate Foundation travelled to Sumatra to assess how the project developed by WWF and supported by the Foundation is progressing.