Corporate Responsibility news
Belgian Homeless Cup: 10 years of reintegration through football
The 10th edition of the Belgian Homeless Cup ended at the ‘Foot Festival’ soccer tournament in Antwerp on June 29. As a combined social and sports project, the Belgian Homeless Cup aims to restore homeless people’s self-confidence by using the motivating power of football, the ‘king of sports’ in Belgium.
5 new projects supported by the ENGIE Foundation
Since its creation in 2013, the ENGIE Foundation’s Belgian Selection Committee has offered support to 31 projects run by associations aiming to promote the integration of children and young people through education, sport and culture. Five new projects were added in 2017.
ENGIE and the Paralympic Movement continue their partnership
The longstanding partnership between ENGIE and the Belgian Paralympic Committee has been extended for a further four years. On May 20, on the occasion of the UCI Paracycling World Cup (Ostend, May 18-21), ENGIE and the Belgian Paralympic Committee concluded a new agreement which cements their cooperation with view to the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.
Power2Act: from dreams to action
Quite a few ENGIE employees help disadvantaged children with their homework, organise outings for young people with disabilities or care for seriously ill people. They work after hours as volunteers for a good cause. ENGIE lends them a helping hand and supports their projects.
The Belgian panna champions are back
The sixth edition of ENGIE Street Heroes began in Louvain on April 4, kicking off seven months of competition from town qualifiers to the final that will determine Belgium’s champions. Do not miss our Street Heroes when they play near you!
Eleonor Sana, skier, ENGIE Talent of the Year 2016
On February 9, 2017 ENGIE, which has been a partner of the Belgian Paralympic Committee (BPC) for 15 years, awarded the fifth ‘ENGIE Talent Of The Year’ trophy to a young Paralympian. This year the trophy returned to skier Eleonor Sana, a double medallist at the recent World Championships.
ENGIE introduces children to energy jobs
Every Saturday, the ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir association introduces children aged between 10 and 14 from socioeconomically disadvantaged areas of the Brussels-Capital Region to jobs and the world of work. ENGIE employees take part in practical workshops.
Ecological and human challenges with Yann Arthus-Bertrand
On February 2, Yann Arthus-Bertrand came to share his views on the Earth and mankind with ENGIE employees. They discussed the ecological and human issues associated with meeting the challenges of the energy transition.
The SMAK and ENGIE are awakening young people to culture
Over the past four years, ENGIE’s policy on corporate social responsibility has enabled students at a work-linked training centre in Ghent to implement projects with SMAK, the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent, and to show their work to visitors.
FAPE ENGIE Belgium supports four new projects to promote employment
Too many people in Belgium still have difficulty finding employment. To try to change things, FAPE ENGIE Belgium financially supports organizations that advocate for the inclusion of vulnerable people in the labor market. On 10 October, four new associations shared 23,000 euros.
And the Belgian champions panna 2016 are…
The top 100 Belgian players of Panna, street soccer, met on Saturday, October 22 at Bozar in Brussels to contest the 2016 edition of Belgian Panna Champioship ENGIE Street Heroes. Zoom in on the champions in the different categories. This fifth edition has once again highlighted the values of fair play and living together defended by ENGIE for many years.
Athletes full of energy for the Paralympics
After the Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games took over Rio. Belgium sended a delegation of 29 athletes. Among them, Tim Celen, who received this year the ENGIE ‘Talent of the Year’ award.