Societe Generale European Business Services announce the winners for its first financing program – “We Care Together”
Societe Generale European Business Services announces the winners of the “We Care Together” project, a funding program worth 200,000 Euro, dedicated to for projects carried out by non-governmental organizations in Romania.
SG EBS has for the first time set up a funding program to support initiatives taken by NGOs in the fields of vocational integration and education, continuing its commitment to have a positive impact on society and the environment, including by helping vulnerable communities. “We Care Together” program aims to boost creativity, performance and responsibility, but also to provide financial support for the implementation of actions that will shape a more inclusive future.
The program received over 170 applications that were examined by a jury of 8 specialists from different fields. Following the entries received within the program, SG EBS selected 5 winners, who were considered the most suitable in terms of the company’s social responsibility strategy and the impact on beneficiaries, especially in this special period generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The projects that will receive financial support are from both areas, professional integration and education, most of them being adapted to the current constraints.
Hence, the selected winners are: ETIC Association: Future Ready – Developing the competencies of future generations, Casa Daliei Association – Code Hero, P.A.V.E.L. Association – Școala de Spital – Școala pentru Toti, World Vision Romania Foundation – Învăț ce-i bine pentru mine! – developing knowledge, skills and values on health for children in rural communities, C.E.E.D. Romania – Fii Propriul Tau Stapan.
Matthieu Pasquier, CEO al SG EBS said: “We were glad to receive so many applications from all over Romania. We want to thank each NGO for the time dedicated to our project and for the wonderful things they do in different communities. It was not an easy task to select only 5 projects, most applications deserve to receive financial support from the business community. We hope that through these new collaborations, we will build together a better and sustainable future, using responsible and innovative solutions. Solutions that can change the Romanian landscape for the better and that will help many disadvantaged communities to get through this very difficult period more easily.
An excellent example in this direction is the global solidarity program launched by Societe Generale Group, which could reach 50 million Euro. This program contributes to the solidarity initiatives implemented by different governments or directly supports the associations that are at the forefront of resolving the health emergencies we face in this difficult time.”