The award ceremony of Morocco’s Business Social responsibility Trophies 2019 (Trophées Défis RSE (Responsabilité Sociale et Environnementale) Maroc) took place on October 25th, in Rabat, in presence of the French ambassador and sponsor of the event, Hélène Le Gal, companies and experts engaged in social responsibility and sustainable development, many personalities of the Moroccan and Franco-Moroccan economic and institutional world.
In this event, two of our founding members participated: Fouzia Assouli, President of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) and Honorary President of the Federation of Women’s Rights Leagues in Morocco (FLDF), and Nathalie Pilhes, Vice President of the FFEM, President of the Association Modern Administration (« Administration modern ») and one of the jury members of this edition of Trophées Défis RSE Maroc.
The ceremony included several interventions by influential women like Chiara Corazza, General Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, Nadia Bernoussi, Constitutionalist and President of the Gender Diversity and Governance around the Mediterranean Network (Réseau Mixité et Gouvernance) in Morocco, Nathalie Pilhes and Fouzia Assouli, who warned against the high unemployment rate among young women.
The ‘’ Trophées Défis RSE Maroc’’ are established to honor companies that carry out societal engagement actions related to social or environmental issues. This year’s theme was "Gender equality, a factor of social responsibility and societal inclusion".
After analyzing the innovative and economically viable projects presented by the companies, as well as their impact, the jury awarded 7 trophies for 7 categories: Education, Solidarity, Environment, Consumption and Responsible Production. Citizen Corporate, associations category and start-ups category.
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This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.