Enterprises pour l'Environnement (EpE)

Chairman
M. Pierre-André de Chalendar, Président-Directeur Général de Saint-Gobain

Managing Director
Ms. Claire Tutenuit

Background information
Enterprises pour l'Environnement (EpE) was founded in March 1992 to help its members address the need for a better environment as part of sustainable development. Today, EpE has around 50 members.

Activities
Climate change

  • International climate negotiations;
  • Buildings and climate change;
  • Transportation and climate change;
  • Economic tools and climate change;
  • Protocols for measuring, reporting and verifying GHG emissions on waste management;
  • Adaptation;
  • Study of scenarios under a carbon constraint;
  • Public debate on Carbon Capture & Storage.

Biodiversity

  • “Business and Biodiversity” Symposium in 2010;
  • Business best practices;
  • Participation to a public-private dialogue on biodiversity valorisation, in view of valuation tools.

Health & Environment

  • Biomonitoring;
  • Nanoparticles and nanomaterials;
  • Relationship between environment and public health;
  • Dialogues business-society on health issues (CMR, nanos);
  • Conferences on health issues.

Environmental Roadmap

  • Water management;
  • Air;
  • Land and ground.

Communication & Environment

  • Monthly member CEOs dialogues (management of environment issues);
  • Stakeholders dialogue (nanotechnology, CO2 capture and storage, etc.);
  • “EpE Student Prize” on environmental topics;
  • EpE Newsletter (on a three months base, 7400 distribution);
  • Participation to conferences and debates.