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How can we support you?

As the Rexel Foundation seeks to provide long-term support to organizations involved in improving access to energy efficiency for all, we believe that time commitment skills and field experience can be just as valuable as financial support. That is why we will consider mobilizing Rexel’s infrastructure (including its logistics platforms, transports, products and technologies) if needed and wherever possible. We also actively encourage Rexel employees to volunteer their expertise and time in support of community projects.

 

The life cycle of a Rexel Foundation project

1. 1 THE APPLICATION FORM
Fill out a questionnaire  (at the bottom of this page) to enable the validation of your project’s eligibility and briefly describe the challenges, the solutions proposed and the impact expected in line with the Rexel Foundation’s core principles.
2.2 THE APPLICATION FILE
If your project interests the Foundation, you will need to complete a full application file using a specific Rexel Foundation document.
3.3THE PRESENTATION
A meeting with the Foundation’s teams will enable you to present your team and your project.
4. 4 THE PRE-SELECTION COMMITTEE
Your project will then be submitted to a special committee that preselects the projects that will be presented to the Executive Committee of the Foundation.
5. 5 THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
At the end of the selection process, your project will be presented to the 9 members of the Executive Committee for final approval (once a year in May-June).
6. 6 THE TRIPARTITE CONVENTION
If your project is approved, a convention between the Fondation de France, the Rexel Foundation and yourself will specify the scope of the project and the responsibilities of the various parties.
7. 7 THE IMPLEMENTATION
You will roll out the project with the support and attention of the Rexel Foundation and local correspondents.
8. 8 THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT
You will evaluate your project’s impact via performance and impact indicators that will have been previously decided upon with the Rexel Foundation.

 

Our eligibility criteria

1. The project must take place in a country where the Rexel Group operates (the Group’s geographic distribution).

2. The project must be in line with the Foundation’s commitments and core principles, most notably through a special focus on the following challenges:

  • Improving understanding and raising awareness of energy efficiency.
  • Implementing energy efficient solutions among the most disadvantaged populations.
  • Developing social entrepreneurship in the energy efficiency field.

3. The allotted funds must concern a clearly defined project and not simply an operating budget.

4. The project must be in line with the Foundation’s core principles.

 

Socially innovative
Drive social progress, improve quality of life and provide improved access to sustainable sources of energy among the most disadvantaged in society.
Environmentally friendly and providing energy savings
Bring about a significant positive environmental impact and provide energy savings to end-users. Increase access to energy efficiency for all with cost effective energy efficient solutions.
Collaborative and partnership driven
Use an open approach to collaboration with all stakeholders to improve understanding and raise awareness among key players in the industry as well as among the general public.
Repeatable and scalable
Support initiatives that are both repeatable and scalable, enabling the large scale adoption of energy efficient practices.

 
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