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Yves Rocher Foundation

Commit to Biodiversity

The team

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Research Board

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Having a positive impact on the planet

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EDITORIAL BY JACQUES ROCHER

The biodiversity of the flora and fauna on our planet is still rich, but it is far from inexhaustible. With each passing day, it becomes that little bit more endangered… Time is running out. It’s a fact. The global consensus on the urgent need for action is evidence of this. But the good news is that action is still possible – if we have the will to make a difference!

Committed to biodiversity

Protecting biodiversity is the primary mission of the Yves Rocher Foundation. It is a positive battle in favour of life. Our Foundation strives to put biodiversity at the heart of the daily life of every individual by providing support and financial aid for local, alternative and effective initiatives across the globe. We will soon reach our goal of planting 100 million trees thanks to close collaboration with our experts and the associations and NGOs working in the field. Our Foundation is also synonymous with the 430 Terre de Femmes winners working tirelessly in over 50 countries for the good of our planet.

The Foundation operates on a collective basis, and its pluralist approach is firmly focused on action. Who are our principal stakeholders? Scientists, planters, an extensive community of politically, socially and environmentally aware photographers, and women who have chosen to change the world at a local level. It is by sharing and supporting the driving force behind the actions of these guardians of living things that we will, together, reverse the trend.

Jacques ROCHER
Tree planter and Honorary Chairman of the Yves Rocher Foundation

Committed to biodiversity

28 years

of stories

 + 450

women recognised around the world

 

 

Soon, 100 million

trees planted 

12 partner
countries


Initiatives  

supported in over
50 countries

 

 

A FOUNDATION

With official ‘public interest’ status

YVES ROCHER FOUNDATION RESEARCH BOARD @Pascal Maitre

Having operated under the auspices of the prestigious Institut de France for 18 years, the Yves Rocher Foundation will be awarded ‘public interest’ status in September 2019. We are committed to remaining accountable to our sponsors, donors and partners, providing them with information that is as precise and accurate as possible. And like any other ‘public interest’ organisation, the Foundation will now be subject to official external audits and checks (by the Court of Auditors).

Institut de France

 
    • XAVIER DARCOS– CHANCELLOR OF THE INSTITUT DE FRANCE
    • JEAN-PIERRE BABELON – ACADEMIE DES INSCRIPTIONS ET BELLES-LETTRES
    • MICHEL CABOCHE – ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES
    • CHRISTIAN DUMAS – ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES
    • DOMINIQUE MEYER – ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES
    • DOMINIQUE BONA – ACADÉMIE DES LETTRES
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Yves Rocher Foundation

 
  • JACQUES ROCHER – HONORARY CHAIRMAN
  • JEAN-PHILIPPE BEAU-DOUËZY
  • CLAUDE FROMAGEOT
  • SABRINA KRIEF
  • GAËLLEROCHER
  • Jean ROUSSEAU
 
 
 

THE TEAM

Our small but mighty team is composed of project managers engaged in planting trees or involved in female empowerment projects, as well as experts with a passion for communication and administration.
And yes, they do exist! Whatever our background, we all share a handful of core values: a sense of altruism and a burning desire to get things moving when it comes to protecting and safeguarding our planet.

The Yves Rocher Foundation team

RESEARCH BOARD

We set up our invaluable Research Board from the very beginning. It is made up of specialists from a range of different backgrounds. Lauriane Mouysset (CNRS), Yolaine de la Bigne (Neoplanète), Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot (HEC), Pierre-Henri Gouyon (France’s National Natural History Museum) and Raphaël Souchier (local economy consultant and expert) inspire us day after day, keeping us informed of their project progress while discussing their concerns, the latest news and the barely perceptible signals they sometimes detect…

 

Experts
Committed to preserve nature
Pierre-Henri is a geneticist and a professor at the École Polytechnique and the Natural History Museum in Paris. He is also a member of the...
Ethnologist and CNRS researcher Florence Brunois-Pasina works at the Collège de France as a member of its Social Anthropology Laboratory and as a Chair of...
Dominique Bona is a highly acclaimed writer (winning a number of prestigious literary prizes for her novels) with a penchant for biography. She is based...
Auguste Coudray has been the Yves Rocher brand’s Director of Communications and Public Relations in Brittany for the last 25 years. He is also the...

Committed Word

Daisy Tarrier

Thunder in the tropics

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2019 Terre de Femmes France Ceremony

Backstage at the ceremony in France

TREES FOR ALL!

35 countries of plantations around the world

FRANCE : 3 MILLION TREES PLANTED

Over 3,000 km have already been planted in France

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The Foundation’s planting and biodiversity initiatives

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