Five organisations were each awarded a €10,000 ($10,836) prize award at the Air Liquide Foundation Awards ceremony in Paris last night.
The businesses received the prize fund for their ongoing projects in both the Scientific Research sector, for innovative projects pertaining to the environment, and Societal Innovation sectors, for micro-initiatives that help local communities, respectively.
Awards were given to:
Benoît Potier, Chairman of the Air Liquide Foundation and Chairman and CEO of Air Liquide, highlighted that, “These organisations are emblematic of the Foundation’s values. The winning projects, which address social and environmental issues, also stand out because they are innovative.”
The Air Liquide Foundation Awards ceremony took place at the corporate headquarters of the company, in Paris. The Foundation has supported 220 projects in 45 countries since its creation in 2008.