OUR PARTNERS

They assist and support us, each in their own way

FOUNDING PARTNERS

The Shamengo Community

MGEN

MGEN is the founding partner that allowed the launch of Shamengo. MGEN Group has made a long-term commitment to an ambitious social achievement to the benefit of all. MGEN group is a major player in social protection and the largest public sector mutual insurer.

The Villa Shamengo

Eiffage

Eiffage positions itself as an ecologically and socially responsible actor. From Phosphore, its prospective laboratory for sustainable cities, to Astainable®, a digital urban design tool, Eiffage provides innovations to the construction of a sustainable future. The group, furthermore, pledges, through the Eiffage Foundation, its contribution to general interest association.

KEY PARTNERS

Bordeaux Métropole

The city of Bordeaux has applied to host the first Villa Shamengo. The Bordeaux metropolitan area is increasing its attractiveness in France and internationally, thanks to several major urban development projects, but also by focusing on cutting-edge and key sectors such as digital technology, creative economy, green areas and high value-added services.

Bordeaux Euratlantique

Bordeaux Euratlantique, a local public development agency (EPA), is a true Living Lab, land of hosting innovative projects with the aim of developing and replicating on a bigger scale. It helps and supports numerous initiatives that contribute to the ecological transition: Green Tech, timber construction and social actions on land management specific changes.

Groupe Caisse des Dépôts

The Caisse des Dépôts Group supports large national strategic public policies of general interests and economic development of the country. It has historically supported the evolution of French society. Today, it mainly acts on 4 areas: territorial, ecological and energy, digital, demographic and social transitions.

ADEME

ADEME, a public agency, is fully involved in the implementation of public policies in environmental, energy and sustainable developments. It contributes to the financing of projects, research and implementation, in 5 areas of intervention: waste; polluted lands and wasteland; energy and climate; air and noise; transversal actions.

HISTORICAL PARTNERS

Generali

Generali France is one of the country’s leading insurers. Anticipating the rise of environmental concerns, Generali France got involved at an early stage with the ‘green’ real estate. To sustain the preservation of the Earth is one of the main objectives of the company, which also distributes social commitments through innovative actions.

Fondation Lunt​

The Lunt Foundation promotes regenerative solutions that provide real wealth in ecology, community and collective consciousness. Its mission is to identify, involve and support creative entrepreneurs in order to enhance their social contribution, by changing the paradigm to live in a more harmonious, responsible and joyful world.

Novamont​

Evolution of technologies, uses and mobility, environmental and social emergencies, etc. Beyond transportation safety, the problems encountered by SNCF Réseau evolve and become more complex. The answer to these challenges is based on innovation and sustainable development, the preservation of resources and biodiversity.

SNCF Réseau

Evolution of technologies, uses and mobility, environmental and social emergencies, etc. Beyond transportation safety, the problems encountered by SNCF Réseau evolve and become more complex. The answer to these challenges is based on innovation and sustainable development, the preservation of resources and biodiversity.

Harmonie Mutuelle

The reciprocity of the impacts between health and the environment is the environmental protection strategy of Harmonie Mutuelle.
The health/environment link has four facets: ecology, working environment, socio-cultural environment and housing. This is why France’s first mutual insurer is committed to Shamengo.

NETWORK PARTNERS

La Maison écocitoyenne

The mission of the Eco-Citizen House is to enable the Bordeaux people, starting with elements of their individual lifestyles, to act on a daily basis, to change their mindset and provoking the desire to act. Listed in the Agenda 21 of the city, it is at the same time a resource centre, a place of exhibitions, a living space and an area of exchange, encouraging  eco-citizenship and the preservation of the planet to become everyone’s business.

Aquitaine Croissance verte

This association created on the initiative of the Regional Council is a consortium of innovative and eco-responsible entrepreneurs from the Aquitaine region. It views sustainable development a drive for growth. Its aim is to develop economic activity and employment in ‘green’ areas in the New Aquitaine region.

SMICVAL

The mission of the Syndicat Mixte intercommunal de Collecte et de Valorisation du Libournais (Haute-Gironde) is to prevent, to collect and to treat of waste from 141 municipalities (+200,000 inhabitants). The SMICVAL brings together skills and resources to implement on a large scale a multi-channel management of waste, favouring the sorting at the beginning.

Institut national de l'Economie circulaire

This multi-stakeholder association is comprised of companies, local communities, associations and universities. Its mission is to bring together all public and private actors in order to promote the circular economy and facilitate its implementation through a vibrant collaboration which takes into account all economic, social and environmental issues.

Fundación Pensar

The Pensar Foundation is a Mexican agency whose main activities consist in: 1. developing relationships between governments, civil society and entrepreneurs to promote the growth of more sustainable and equitable companies; 2. engaging deep thinking on the interconnections between the different fields of knowledge.

Social 3.0

Social 3.0 backs young social enterprises starting out in Paris (the city and the region) by managing a community of social networking users. Having common mission and values, Shamengo and Social 3.0 are partners to bring to their respective community even more useful and unprecedented information.

ACADEMIC PARTNERS

Promising

Shamengo is a partner of the program Promising driven by the University of Grenoble-Alpes. Promising’s ambition is to develop a culture of innovation and creativity skills adapted to complexity and transversality of practices and needs for agility of our 21st century society through active, interdisciplinary and open pedagogical method.

ESD

The ESD, Superior School of Digital studies, is a veritable crossroads of the numerical world that brings together the skills of a communication school (École supérieure de publicité) and one of the first design schools in France (École de Condé). Its innovative teaching approach identifies the challenges of the digital revolution and is based on the best know-how of the digital eco-system.

Ecole de Condé

Specialized in the training of design, graphic arts, photography and heritage restoration, the Ecole de Condé is a strong institution with 9 campuses in France and Italy. It is the only school to offer a cross-disciplinary program of design up to the master level. Shamengo is a partner of the Ecole de Condé de Bordeaux

ENSAD

For 250 years, the Ecole nationale superieure des Arts Decoratifs has trained and revealed unique talents. Its national and international influence is based on the excellence of its teachings and on its ability to develop creative forces, to guarantee strong skills, to train bold profiles, young adults well equipped to become the sensitive actors of a world in motion.

Efrei

Throughout its 80 years of existence, Efrei has been able to rise up to the challenge of technological advancements and become one of the best schools in the training of civil engineering in computer science and digital technologies. The students of Efrei have designed and developed the application ‘Villa Shamengo’ used at the Villa Shamengo booth at COP21 in 2015.

ÉNSA-V

The National School of Architecture of Versailles prepares architects to practise numerous professional activities in their field and is ready to fulfil new missions to respond to the sociological, economic and ecological complexities of the world around them. It is one of the 20 public Schools of Architecture that deliver, in France, the state diploma of architecture.

MEDIA PARTNERS

Besançon TV

LCI

FemininBio

France Info

The Huffington Post

Arte

Ushuaïa TV

TV5 Monde

COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS

Fondation GoodPlanet

The GoodPlanet Foundation wass been established in 2005. It is an extension of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s artistic work and commitment to the environment. Recognized as being in the public interest, the foundation’s objective is to put ecology and humanism at the centre of the awareness and to spark the desire to act concretely for the earth and its inhabitants.

MOOC « Devenir entrepreneur du changement »

This MOOC “Becoming a society innovator entrepreneur” has been co-created by HEC and ‘Ticket for Change’ to help people who want to have a positive impact in society but who do not know how to take action. This MOOC teaches you how to go from the desire to change to the idea, and then from the idea to action. Shamengo Pioneers’ portraits are embedded in the course as samples and inspiration!

Du Flocon à la vague

The association’s mission is to raise awareness and educate the general public, future generations and key players in the protection of water and health. It also helps all of them (everyone at its own level) through actions oriented towards sustainable and responsible consumption types. It organizes Odyssey, a sport and educational event… from a single snowflake to a whole wave .

L'esprit Sorcier

The team of ‘C’est pas Sorcier’ carries on their experience with the principalsorcier.org, an educational media that gives everyone, young or old, the tools to better understand our world and to build your own opinion on the big topics of science and society. The ‘Esprit Sorcier’, always in search of inspiring discoveries and innovations, broadcasts on a regular basis the profiles of Shamengo pioneers.

Les Ateliers de la Terre

The Ateliers de la Terre is 10 years of rich experience think tank group with real expertize in building relationships between key players interested in emerging issues of sustainable development and geopolitics. The objective is to bring together and sensitize a majority of key players and team leaders to have full participation in a global change of our ways of life and governance.

ICDD

The Citizens’ Innovation and Sustainable Development Association (ICDD) foster simple, powerful and relevant innovations in sustainable development. These are ‘citizen innovations’ because they emerge from the field and effectively deals with society’s needs. Since 2010, the ICDD has been working to monitor and support social innovation.

Vivre Autrement

The fair ‘Vivre Autrement’ brings together every year 400 exhibitors (producers and driven creators, respectful of nature and mankind) to implement eco-instincts in all daily life areas. It is an event where visitors learn alternative ways to live better and to be in harmony with the planet.

Vibrant Gujarat

The international summit Vibrant Gujarat is an initiative of the Government of Gujarat to promote inclusive and sustainable development by ensuring policy coherence and effective investment promotion. This biennial summit has become a unique forum in India for sharing ideas, exploring solutions, and identifying some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Mr Mondialisation

Mr Mondialisation is a francophone citizen think tank with international objectives. Its goal is to feed the free dialogue in the public arena about current global and local topics. Mr Mondialisation is definitely humanist in its approach, fighting for human and universal rights, but also for ‘the rights of Earth’ against the temptations of consumer society.

Femmes internationales Murs brisés (FIMB)

FIMB is a network of networks, partners and individuals, which, since 1990, has been working to build bridges beyond borders, affiliations and ideals, gathering resources, skills and know-how. In a world lacking a sense of direction, thanks to their sensibility and commitment, women are a force in service to humanity.

7sky.life

7sky.life is a Swiss platform that promotes positive initiatives to change the world. It gives a voice to citizens by publishing testimonies that raise awareness. Its community brings together people from all sectors of society, united by only one goal: to personify the change we want to see happen on a global scale.