Natixis’ 2019 C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards reward ten student,community-mindedandsocially aware initiatives

Paris, France, February 19, 2019

Natixis’ C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards support the development of the talents of the future, offering financial support of a total of €30,000 each year to back community-minded and socially aware initiatives from university students.

A jury of Natixis experts selected nine initiatives across three categories for the 2019 awards – sustainable development, socio-educational and international solidarity – and this year, the company also got its employees involved by creating a special staff-awarded prize after a company-wide vote.

Anne Lebel, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Senior Management Committee at Natixis notes “The C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards embody three of our key commitments – entrepreneurial spirit, going the extra mile, and economic and social usefulness. We are pleased to support the younger generations as they seek to give their efforts meaning, take action and push back the boundaries to build a better world. Natixis is proud to contribute to the implementation of a range of useful initiatives in key areas, such as environmental protection, access to education and reducing inequality.”

2019 Awards

Socio-educational category

Access to training, culture and sport

  • First prize: Into the Ride/Toulouse Business School: a 2,000 km race across Europe to support young people with cancer,
  • Second prize: Certains L’Aiment Court/EM Lyon: a cinema competition to foster relationships between industry professionals, young film-makers and high-school students,
  • Third prize: Mes Après-midis Sonores/EDHEC: music education project for children from underprivileged backgrounds in the greater Lille area.


International solidarity category

Reducing inequality, access to fundamental rights, healthcare, food, hygiene

  • First prize: Lanas de Misiones/ESSEC: support women in rural areas to achieve economic independence,
  • Second prize: Yega/Kedge: help support children’s schooling in Cameroon,
  • Third prize: We are ready ToGo/Kedge: fight hunger in Togo by supporting building of a community canteen, where food supplies will come from agriculture and animal farming.


Sustainable development category

Environmental protection, fight against global warming, protecting biodiversity in France and internationally

  • First prize: Noisenvrac/ESSEC: pop-up store for loose grocery products on the ESSEC campus in Cergy to raise awareness of excessive waste production,
  • Second prize: Mission Pérou/Néoma: installation of solar panels in Peru to make energy savings and raise awareness on ecological transition,
  • Third prize: Mission Burkina/Kedge: development of permaculture orchards in Burkina Faso to provide a more sustainable, profitable and responsible agricultural alternative.


Staff prize

Project that won the most votes on Natixis’ enterprise social network

  • SEA Plastics/AgroParisTech: develop oceanographic sailboat expeditions to assess the effects of plastic on sea life and provide data for research labs.
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