Simply sustainable

Simply sustainable


As part of the Ile-de-France Creative Industries action plan, co-financed by the IDF Region, the DIRECCTE IDF and European FEDER funds, a seminar and an exhibition for the general public are being organized from May 31 to June 3 at the Bellevilloise, Paris 20th. It reveals all the dynamics of sustainable development in the textile, clothing, furniture, lighting, jewelry and arts and crafts industries. The Ile-de-France Creative Industries have asked Coal to help them implement this event.


On May 31 , from 2:30 to 7:00 pm with two round tables, one dedicated to testimonies of creative companies engaged in an eco-design approach and the other to the points of view of experts (economist, philosopher…)

Invitation and facilitation: Alice Audouin (Coal)

2:30 pm : Welcome
2:45 – 3:00 pm: Presentation of the action “to be part of a sustainable development approach” in the Ile-de-France Creative Industries program, by Henri Griffon, President of Codifab, and Yves Dubief, President of the ITU.
3:00 – 4:15 pm: 1st round table: towards a societal responsibility approach.

Testimonies from companies involved in the IDF action, with Sylvie Serre (Sity), Christine Péjaudier (Le Lit national), Isabelle Vernhes (Atelier Philippe Coudray), Mariette Payeur (Kidikado), Mérouane Midoun (Création et Image), Sophie Mouton-Perrat, and Frédéric Guibrunet (Papier à êtres).

16:30 – 18:00: 2nd round table: sustainable development, a key success factor.
Testimonies of experts and companies committed to Sustainable Development with:
Elisabeth Laville (CEO, Utopies), Jeanne Granger (Director, Réserve des Arts), Sébastien Kopp (Co-founder, Veja, Centre Commercial), Cécile Lochard (General Delegate, Humus Foundation), Valérie Martin (Director of Communication and Information, Ademe), Jean-Michel Valantin (Researcher in strategy specialized on environmental issues, Cirpes
6:00 – 6:30 pm: A commitment, a life, by Elizabeth Reiss (CEO, Ethicity)
18h30 – 18h50 : Closing. Sustainable development, a long-term priority for the Ile-de-France creative industries.
6:50 pm: Ile-de-France Regional Council, cocktail and opening of the exhibition.

From June 1 to 3, the Sas de la Bellevilloise is hosting an exhibition that highlights the challenges of eco-design for personal and household equipment.

Fresco on the life cycle of a piece of furniture and a piece of clothing and projection of the animation film “the life of a chair” by Camille Goujon.
Monumental installation of a cherry blossom tree “Sakura” made from recycled materials and “Up Cycling” workshop to create unique pieces, every day from 2pm to 6pm by Régis-R.

Broadcast of the documentary Wasteland, where Lucy Walker films the work of the artist Vik Muniz in the heart of the largest landfill in the world, at the gates of Rio.

Exhibition designed by Coal (Lauranne Germond and Audrey Bertounesque).

Practical information:

La Bellevilloise
19-21 Rue Boyer
75020 Paris

Creative Industries – Île de France


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    COAL mobilizes artists and cultural actors on societal and environmental issues and accompanies the emergence of a new culture of ecology through its actions such as the COAL Prize, curating exhibitions, advising institutions and communities, European cooperation, and the animation of conferences, workshops and the first dedicated website


    COAL has been awarding the COAL Prize Art and Environment every year since 2010 and the COAL Student Prize - Culture & Diversity since 2020.

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    Major projects linked to the major events in political ecology, in connection with natural or urban environments.

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    About fifty exhibitions throughout France, cultural actions, works in the public space, and project support to contribute to the emergence of a new culture of ecology.


    Cooperation programs on a European and international scale, support for institutions in their ecological transition through tailor-made accompaniment and training, promotion of arts and ecology issues through publications and numerous conferences and workshops.