RENAULT'S SOCIAL INVESTMENT COMPANY, WHICH SERVES SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WAS ENDOWED BY RENAULT WITH THE CAPITAL OF 5 MILLION EUROS.
Renault's social investment company funds enterprises (associations, cooperative societies, etc.) that develop mobility solutions to combat exclusion and encourage the employment of people facing hardship. The goal is to support social innovation projects.
It is overseen by governance bodies made up of leaders from different professions in Groupe Renault, a staff representative and independent experts specialised in social entrepreneurship and risk capital.
In terms of employee savings, Groupe Renault also proposes an employee mutual fund (FCPE) “Renault Mobilize Solid'Air”, allowing staff to use their savings for more meaningful causes, and more generally raising awareness of the social entrepreneurship projects supported by Renault's social investment company.
TYPES OF INVESTMENT
Projects must be economically viable and aim for large-scale social impact.
Field of activity
Mobility of people in fragile situations, either economically or physically & social inclusion through employment related to mobility
All types of enterprises
France & international
Maturity of the project
Mostly projects scaling-up
Capital (minority) or Debt
Level of commitment
€50 000 to €1 000 000
5 to 7 years
A SELECTION PROCESS
Rigorous but human
A support-focused financial investment is all about confidence, in the economic and social potential of a project and in the men and women who undertake it. We stand by the commitment of those undertaking the projects, the quality of the teams and the rigour shown in management.
Receiving the application by email
Meeting with members of the Management and Investment Committee*
Echanges & rencontre avec l’équipe Mobilize Invest
Exchanges and meetings with the social investment team
Sélection finale en Comité de direction et d’investissementComité de direction et d’invesComité de Direction et d’Investissement
Final selection in the Management and Investment Committee*
Pré-sélection en comité de direction et d’investissement
Preselection in the Management and Investment Committee*
Due diligence & pre-approval
* The Management and Investment Committee of Renault's social investment company is a governance body made up of representatives of the Renault professions at the highest level and independent experts in social entrepreneurship and risk capital.
In addition to the financial backing, the Renault social investment company team provides regular assistance and helps connect you with in-house experts who can contribute to projects: engineers, sales people, lawyers, financiers… In a bid to maximise their social impact, they join forces to seek synergies and opportunities for growth that result in significant changes of scale.
The Renault group also provides leverage in the form of its international size, its reputation and its network, and gives supported projects greater exposure and credibility through its commitment alongside them.
Renault's social investment company is there to help you!
Call for projects on mobility of goods and people, a tool for economic and social integration.
- Do you run an entrepreneurial project with a strong social impact in the field of mobility of goods and people?
- Do you have a clear ambition to grow and want to find financial backing to take part in launching or changing the scale of your project?