On March 29th during his last visit to Paris, Pr. Muhammad Yunus met French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Minister of Sports Roxana Maracineanu. In the presence of Elisa Yavchitz, Les Canaux general director and Jean-Luc Perron, Centre Yunus Paris vice-président Centre, they discussed about the deployment of social business and social and solidary-driven economy in France.
This meeting was the opportunity for Centre Yunus and Les Canaux to present the actions, progresses and first results of d’ESS 2024 – La Plateforme Solidaire, but also the strong commitment of social business actors to make the first inclusive and environmentally conscious Games in the history.
Officially launched on April 4th during an event given by Paris 2024 to present the economic and employment opportunities linked to the Games, ESS 2024 – La Plateforme Solidaire translate into actions the Charter signed between Paris 2024, Les Canaux and Centre Yunus Paris. Concretely, the platform aims at informing social business and social economy companies about the Games economic opportunities and put them in contact with the organizers. To do so, several tools have been created: a dedicated website, a newsletter and regular meetings in Paris.