Since its creation in 2008, the Air Liquide Foundation has been supporting research programs on the environment and healthcare, and has been contributing to local development by encouraging micro-initiatives in the regions in the world where the Group is present.
With a budget of nearly 3 million euros over five years, the Air Liquide Foundation's ambition is to accompany projects in France and abroad.
Since its creation, the Air Liquide Foundation supports 126 projects in over 33 countries:
The Foundation carries out its action by notably relying on Air Liquide employees who sponsor micro-initiatives. In this way, the Foundation provides the opportunity to those who wish to get involved in solidarity actions to express their social and human commitment by participating in the evaluation and accompaniment of projects.
Today, more than 160 Group employees are involved in the projects supported by the Foundation.
March, 15th 2012
Benoît Potier, Chairman of the Air Liquide Foundation and Chairman and CEO of Air Liquide Group announced the renewal of the support of Air Liquide Foundation to PremUp Foundation for two more years for its research on the lungs of preterm infants.