The 79th edition of the USH Congress about Tomorrow’s HLM enabled Banque des Territoires to reaffirm its support for its social landlord clients and its willingness to support them in their transformation and in their investment efforts in construction and rehabilitation, via its Housing Plan, and with the expertise of Scet and CDC Habitat.
On 28 March Caisse des Dépôts became a 45% shareholder in SostraData, which will build a Data centre in Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine (Creuse) on La Croisière business park. This is Caisse des Dépôts' first investment in data centers.
Scet pursues its external growth strategy becoming on 28 June a majority shareholder of Citadia group, one of the major companies in town and land use planning, and on 3 July of Aatiko Conseils, specialized in the strategy and management of social housing bodies.
Scet, a consulting and engineering company and a Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary, supports local authorities and their satellites in their search for innovative and effective solutions. During the 77th USH Congress, it presented RéseauScet, a social network dedicated to the local development players.
A long-standing player of cities, the Caisse des Dépôts group intends to become the key partner of smart cities. The public body and its subsidiaries are developing their know-how in this field. The smart city builds on digital technology and innovation to meet the urban challenges sustainably.
On 21 January in Clermont-Ferrand, Caisse des Dépôts set up two pivotal partnerships to support the economic development of Clermont-Ferrand territory concerning the issues of territorial solidarity, social cohesion and environmental responsibility: a draft agreement with Clermont Communauté for €300,000 and an “intracting” agreement with Université Blaise Pascal for €845,000.
On 3 November, Scet*, a Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary and a partner recognised by the public and private players in the territorial action and economy, celebrated its 60th anniversary with the issue: “Mixed economy, innovation and territory”.