SUEZ group, in partnership with the Saint-Etienne municipality, was awarded the “Sustainable and United City” Call for Expression of Interest by the National Agency for Urban Renovation (ANRU) within the framework of the Future Investments Program (PIA). SUEZ is developing a next-generation interoperable, open and scalable digital platform that will facilitate citizens’ access to public data while providing the city with quality information.
SDG10 Reduced inequalities
SUEZ is fully committed to upholding the right to water and sanitation. The Group works with local authorities to advance three objectives: improving access to services in disadvantaged areas, ensuring long-term water access for people in precarious situations, and providing access to essential services and collective sanitation for all.
28th edition of the Eco Actions Trophies
Innovation Prize: Saint-Quentinois conurbation
CityTaps provides the only solution that enables low-income populations to pay-as-they-go for at-home water, entailing increased access to water for everyone and a better management of this scarce resource. The CTSuite solution combines the world’s only smart and prepaid water meter (CTMeter) and an integrated software management system (CTCloud) that processes pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) payments through mobile money.
Located in the city of Sémé-Podji in Benin, Wexity is the first digital tool specially designed to enable local authorities to manage all urban objects: networks, housing, environment, risks, local economy, equipment and so on, thus serving the needs of sustainable urban development. Today, only complex expert systems requiring qualified personnel exist. Wexity breaks with this logic of complexity.
This publication by the PFVT sets out broad French guidelines for towns to take action on climate. This document, developed in the form of broad guidelines, is the result of collaborative work between multiple French urban stakeholders, offering a broad view of climate issues in urban environments.
This document outlines key recommendations formulated by members of the French Alliance for Cities and Regional Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These documents were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi in February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit of June 2020.
In the periurban area of the capital of the Republic of Congo, most of the economy is focused on Brazzaville’s food supply. Periurban agriculture puts a lot of pressure on natural resources (water, soil, plants), which affects the environment, public health and food security.
The project covers a commune in a peri-urban area: Mutimbuzi, a province of rural Bujumbura in Burundi, west of the capital and close to the Congolese border. It aims to improve the sanitary conditions of the target communities and reduce the spread of water-borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea. Beyond the establishment of hydraulic and sanitary facilities, real work on awareness raising/behavioural education has been developed using a comprehensive participatory approach to ensure long-term improvements.
From January 2015 to June 2018 in Burkina Faso, Gret (an international development NGO) implemented the MobiSan project in partnership with Djantoli (Southern Health Association) and two Burkina Faso associations (Apac and ABF Fandima) with funding from AFD (French Development Agency).
This project aimed to improve the use of best health and nutritional practices and maternal and infant health services by people in Gourma province.