Shareholder foundations - THE FIRTS EUROPEAN STUDY

February 2021
This first European study aims to open a new path and objectively reveal how an innovative new economic model functions, one that makes no distinction between giving and investment, responsibility and altruism, capitalism and philanthropy.
A Study produced by:
Prophil is a French strategic consulting firm, specialised in new philanthropic and economic models. Founded in 2013 by Virginie Seghers and Geneviève Ferone Creuzet, Prophil leads companies and entrepreneurs, in France and abroad, in the design and management of social-innovation projects – combining philanthropy with impact investment. These novel models harness the synergies between economic efficiency and positive social impact.
In collaboartions with:
Delsol avocats
DELSOL Avocats is a law firm operating in Paris and Lyon. Founded more than 40 years ago, the firm brings together the expertise of 23 partners in a variety of domains related to business law (tax, social, public, real-estate, health, planning law, etc.) and nearly 100 lawyers and jurists, orienting them towards two main areas: corporate law and non-profit law. The latter area, created and handled by Xavier Delsol, founder of the journal “Juris-associations”, provides daily counsel and accompanies numerous French and foreign non-profit organizations through litigation processes. Whether they are associations, foundations, mutual and pension institutions, or congregations, DELSOL caters to all the legal needs of the client through recognized knowledge and expertise in these areas of law.
The ESSEC Philanthropy Chair
Established in 2011 at ESSEC Business School, the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair is a research chair that seeks to produce and diffuse knowledge about philanthropy, combining French, European and international perspectives. The Chair is supported by BNP Paribas Wealth Management, Fondation de France, Fondation Daniel & Nina Carasso, the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and Fondation Caritas France. It is also the recipient of support from three individual co-founders and other individual donors.
With the support of:
Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organization, specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. The Group draws on the expertise of over 15,000 professionals to assist major international groups, SMEs, private investors and public bodies in the 73 countries that are part of its integrated partnership.