social innovation


According to our historic dedication and twin mission and goal, now we have developed an method and new financial mannequin that creates social and environmental affect in native neighborhoods. This mannequin meets the expectations of our clients, customers and staff.

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“We’re satisfied that partnerships in native communities, between private and non-private organizations – corporations and associations – make it potential to supply new responses to society’s main challenges”, explains Isabel Aprile, Director, Social Innovation and CEO La Passarelle.

There’s a pilot social hub in La Passerelle Clichy-sous-Bois in 2022, we purpose to ascertain 10 social innovation hubs in France by 2025. To observe our progress on this initiative, go to Isabel April’s LinkedIn profile right here.

La Passarelle: Our Financial, Social and Environmental Mannequin in Motion

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La Passerelle is our first social innovation venture following this financial mannequin. This primary social heart is situated in a precedence district within the heart of the town of Paris (Clichy sous-Bois) in France. The title ‘La Passerelle’ (translated as ‘The Bridge’) displays our ambition to create a connection between native public organizations, native city farmers and customers and native residents.

the way it works:

The social heart is made up of 4 areas:

  • A Vegetable Processing Plant: The financial driver of the placement, the vegetable processing plant contributes to the employability of native residents and promotes a extra native, plant-based weight loss program.
  • A daycare facility: 21 childcare places can be found to assist take away obstacles to employment for locals.
  • A Coaching Room: This area is devoted to younger folks, and their exploration and integration into working lives.
  • A social area: Operating a program of actions for the residents of the neighborhood, this area is collectively managed by native stakeholders.

Our impression of the important thing figures in Clichy-sous-Bois:

Key Figures Graphic, Accessible Version Below

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An eco-friendly and sustainable mannequin acknowledged by public authorities:

La Passerelle is an eco-designed constructing with optimistic power and a low carbon footprint with a wood facade and inexperienced roof. Designed and manufactured by Sodexo (Venture Administration), it’s licensed by each: Battiments Durables Francilians and E+C-. Produce is provided from native farmers with the help of Croix Rouge Insertion.

Acknowledged by the general public authorities (Ministre de l’Agriculture et Ministre de la Ville), the mannequin was the winner of the Quartiers Fertiles in 2021, a name for initiatives from the Agence Nationale de Renovation Urbane and supported by the France Relain plan.

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