Partnering with SUEZ means that Paris 2024 has amassed more than 26 million Euros in private sector funding. SUEZ primary function is to provide innovative solutions to protect water resources and to treat and recover waste.
With a focus on sustainable and green initiatives, SUEZ has 82,000 employees operating in 70 countries across five continents.
According to Paris 2024, along with financial support, SUEZ will use its expertise in sustainable management to support Paris 2024’s vision for reinvention and renewal in Paris and help promote sustainable practices across the city and country.
Paris 2024 Co-Chairman Tony Estanguet said, “aligned with Agenda 2020, sustainability is at the heart of Paris 2024 and we are delighted to partner with SUEZ – a multinational organization that will bring invaluable expertise in sustainable practices. SUEZ’s approach to sustainable development mirrors that of the bid and we are looking forward to working together to drive the project forward.
“We are thrilled that we have raised more than 26 million Euros through our partnership strategy giving us a strong foundation to build our vision and Games plan.”
Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of SUEZ added, “SUEZ employees are proud to support the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympc Game, and to engage with all stakeholders, all sports and the project partners. SUEZ wishes to lend its expertise, skills and experience to help Paris 2024 get the most out of its city centre resources and employ a collaborative approach that creates a sustainable blueprint in major event bidding”.
Paris is competing among Budapest and Los Angeles to host the 2024 Games following Rome’s suspension of its campaign earlier this week. The International Olympic Committee will elect a winner September 13, 2017 in Lima, Peru.