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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.