Our commitment

"To deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to provide access to water, sanitation and waste management in developing countries. We rely on you to take part!"

Jean-Louis Chaussade, Chairman and Founder of the Fondation SUEZ

Xavier Darcos, Chancellor of the Institut de France

The SUEZ–Institut de France Award

The SUEZ-Institut de France Award includes two categories, for two types of applicant:
  • The Access to Essential Services Award, for a sum of €50,000 (fifty thousand euros) is awarded to a non-profit organisation as a reward for its innovation in the water, sanitation and waste management sectors in developing countries. The innovations, applicable in the field, can be technical, organisational, financial or social, and may concern tools for spreading information and knowledge.
  • The Social Entrepreneurship Award, for a sum of €50,000 (fifty thousand euros), is awarded to a social entrepreneur for an initiative in the field of water access, sanitation or waste management.