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.
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The solutions to tomorrow’s major mobility challenges will not result from individuals alone, but from an ecosystem of academic, political and business leaders. Accordingly, Movin’On Endowment Fund organised in Montréal the Movin’On summit 2018, the world sustainable mobility summit, with C2 as organising partner. Indeed, while mobility is a key factor for growth, as well…
Road safety education has always been a priority for the Michelin Group.
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.
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.
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.
Present in seven Southeast Asian countries, the NGO Children of the Mekong is a hand held out to children in hardship.
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 Michelin Corporate Foundation supports Keepmove, trusted carpooling scheme that focuses on promoting collaborative and inclusive mobility for children, elderly or disabled people.
For 30 years, Handi Cap Evasion (HCE), a non-profit association created in the Hautes-Alpes, has made it possible for able-bodied persons to share hiking activities with physically disabled persons, travelling along mountain hiking trails thanks to an all-terrain wheelchair: the “Joëlette” mobile chair, invented in 1988 by the mountain guide Joël Claudel. HCE offers mountain…