Social Innovation


In keeping with our historic dedication and, twin mission and objective we have now developed an method and new financial mannequin that creates a social and environmental affect in native neighborhoods. This mannequin meets the expectations of our purchasers, shoppers and workers.

Uncover our mission and objective

“We’re satisfied that partnerships in native communities between private and non-private organizations – firms and associations will make it doable to offer new responses to the foremost challenges of society”, explains Isabelle Aprile, Director of Societal Innovation and CEO La Passerelle.

La Passerelle in 2022 is a pilot social hub in Clichy-Sous-Bois, our aim is to arrange 10 social innovation hubs in France by 2025. To comply with our progress on this initiative, go to Isabelle Aprile’s LinkedIn profile right here.

La Passerelle: our financial, social and environmental mannequin in motion

Copywright: Chabanne Architecte

La Passerelle is our first social innovation challenge following this financial mannequin. This primary social hub is positioned in a precedence district throughout the coronary heart of town of Paris in France (Clichy Sous-Bois). The identify ‘La Passerelle’ (translating as ‘The bridge’) displays our ambition to create hyperlinks between native public organizations, native city farmers and shoppers and the native inhabitants.

The way it works:

The social hub is made up of 4 areas:

  • A vegetable processing plant: The financial driver of the situation, the vegetable processing plant contributes to the employability of native residents and promote a extra native, plant-based food plan. 
  • A daycare facility: 21 childcare areas can be found to assist take away the obstacles to employment for native folks. 
  • A coaching room: This house is devoted to younger folks, and their discovery and integration into working life. 
  • A social house: Operating a program of actions meant for group residents, this house is collectively managed by native stakeholders. 

Our affect in key figures at Clichy-Sous-Bois:

key figures graphic, accessible version below

Obtain the accessible doc.

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

La Passerelle is an eco-designed constructing, with optimistic vitality and low carbon footprint with a wood facade and a inexperienced roof. Designed and constructed by Sodexo (Mission Administration), it’s licensed by each: Bâtiments Durables Franciliens and E+C-. The availability of produce is from native farmers with the assist of the Croix Rouge Insertion.

Acknowledged by the general public authorities (Ministère de l’Agriculture et Ministère de la Ville), the mannequin was the winner of Quartiers Fertiles in 2021, name for initiatives from the Agence Nationale de Rénovation Urbaine and supported by the France Relance plan.

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