On 10 December the first cleanroom production training school Ease (European aseptic and sterile environment), located in Illkirch-Graffenstaden near Strasbourg, was inaugurated. This project, led by the University of Strasbourg*, was financed by the Work-linked Training component of Programme d'investissements d'avenir (PIA) via Banque des Territoires.
The first "Cœur de ville" meetings organised by Banque des Territoires took place on 11 December in Poitiers. They brought together the mayors and presidents of EPCI from the 222 cities selected under the "Action Cœur de ville" programme. Their objective: encouraging the sharing of concrete experiences and good practices between the players of the programme for the collective success of the projects in each territory.
On 5 December, Hameau de Rochefort, in Bois-Plage-en-Ré, which consists of 40 low-rent houses, was inaugurated. It responds to strong social rental pressure on Ile de Ré. Banque des Territoires from Caisse de Dépôts lent more than €4mn for this project, i.e. more than 70% of the total cost of the operation.
Compagnie des Alpes (CDA), in which Caisse des Dépôts holds a 40% stake, published on 10 December a strong increase in net income (Group share) (+82.6%) up to €57.2 mn with revenues of €801mn (+6%) and a dividend up by 30 %.
On 6 December the Senegalese and French Caisse des Dépôts signed a new cooperation agreement for the period 2019-2021, which focuses on economic development and support for the French and Senegalese territories.
The digital revolution is revolutionizing learning methods. While some teachers are sometimes afraid of being overtaken, digital technology is nevertheless proving to be a major ally in the establishment of the 21st century school. Banque des Territoires and the Department of National Education and Youth knows it.
On 29 November in Strasbourg, Banque des Territoires Grand Est was inaugurated by Olivier Sichel, Deputy CEO of Caisse des Dépôts and Director of Banque des Territoires, in the presence of many partners, clients and representatives of the Government in the Grand Est region.