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C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards 2015: eight student initiatives rewarded by Natixis

On January 29, sixteen teams of students came to Natixis to defend their project and try to win one of the C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards. Discover the 2015 winners and view the pictures of this fourth edition.

C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards: the 2015 winners

On January 29, sixteen teams of students from French Ivy League schools (Grandes Ecoles) and universities came to defend their project before a jury made up of Natixis employees, in the hope of receiving a financial helping hand from Natixis.

After all projects have been defended, eight of them were rewarded:


Prizes in the socio-cultural category

  • 1st prize: €5 000. Cheer up !  – Toulouse Business School
    Helping young cancer sufferers carry out a professional project
  • 2nd prize: €3 000. Vive les vacances – EDHEC
    Cultural outings, help with homework and holidays for 120 children living in Lille
  • 3rd prize: €1,500. Mission Potosi – ESSEC
    Building of a library for children working in the Potosi mines
  • Special Jury Prize: €1,500. Yega – Kedge Business School in Marseille
    Renovation of a school in Cameroon


Prizes in the socio-sports category

  • 1st prize: €5,000. Pachamama – ESSEC
    Building and operating a second rugby field in Madagascar
  • 2nd prize: €3,000. Raid Essec 2015 – ESSEC
    Organization of a trek with various competitions and disability awareness workshops
  • 3rd prize: €1,500. Vallée de cœur 2015 – EM Lyon
    Organization of a theater competition between two Grade 5 primary school classes. The class that takes out first prize will win a week's skiing holiday
  • Jury's special prize: €1,500. Fenêtre sur cours – Kedge Business School in Marseille
    Improving prison conditions at the Baumettes prison in Marseilles


C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards in pictures

Relive the C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards 2015 by viewing the picture slide show or by reading the messages posted throughout the day on twitter @Natixis.com or hashtag #CAMPUSAwards.


Supporting students in the long term

Natixis received many high quality applications. The motivation and involvement of students as well as the excellence of the projects attest to the relevance of such an initiative.

Natixis seeks to develop a special relationship with schools and universities. This approach forms part of actions spearheaded throughout the year for students; Natixis' participation in a wide range of forums demonstrates its willingness to understand the young people's needs and to showcase the diversity of its businesses and assignments to future graduates.

"The high level of student participation again underscores the energy and commitment of these many talented young people. Natixis is very proud to help them carry out their solidarity projects", highlighted Alain Delouis, Chief HR Officer of Natixis


To learn more about Natixis' C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards

Natixis launched a call for solidarity projects among French Ivy League school and university students in 2011.

Entitled C.A.M.P.U.S. Awards, its goal is to encourage and support student initiatives that mirror Natixis' community-minded commitment to civil society.

To meet these commitments, two prize categories, i.e. socio-cultural and socio-sports, have been created.


* Conviction Action Mobilization Project Usefulness Solidarity