The Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle wishes to offer its heartfelt thanks to its sponsors for their precious support and expresses its deepest gratitude to them.


Major Sponsors

Crédit Agricole S.A.
Restoration of the Gaur shelter – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2019)
Renovation of the tour route – Concarneau Marine Station (2019)
Thesis on biodiversity in agriculture (2018)
www.credit-agricole.com

ENGIE Foundation
ENGIE Foundation’s prize “Research Talent at the Musée de l’Homme” (2017-2020)
Mobile app – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2020)
Season En Droits ! – Musée de l’Homme (2019)
Restoration of the historic shelters – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2017-2019)
Founding Sponsor for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Vigie-Nature programme (2010-2015)
Renovation of the gardens at the École de Botanique (botanical school) and décor for an exhibition on the history of plants at one of the historic Greenhouses – Jardin des Plantes (2007-2010)
www.fondation-engie.com

ITM Alimentaire International
Exclusive sponsor for the exhibition I Eat, Therefore I Am (Je mange donc je suis) and the Banquets of the exhibition – Musée de l'Homme (2019)
www.mousquetaires.com/

Kering
Illuminated Species – Jardin des Plantes (2019)
Restauration and digitalisation of cultural anthropology collections – Musée de l’Homme (2019)
www.kering.com/fr/


Benefactors

Altran Technologies
Skills sponsorship, steering of three projects, including the CRM programme and the creation of the Vigie-Nature École programme website (2019)
www.altran.com/fr/fr/

Bouygues E&S FM France
5th Birthday programme of the Parc zoologique de Paris (2019)
www.bouygues.com

Chanel PB
Namoroka expedition (2012, 2016 and 2019)
Publication of book Namoraka (2015)
www.chanel.com

Crédit Agricole d’Île-de-France Sponsorship
Restoration of the Gaur shelter – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2019)
www.ca-paris.com

Crédit Agricole – Pays de France Foundation
Renovation of the tour route – Concarneau Marine Station (2019)
Restoration of the Gaur shelter – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2019)
www.fondation-ca-paysdefrance.org

Maison of the Chimie Foundation
Collections room of the chemistry laboratory (2019): restoration, dramatised visits and virtual tour – Jardin des Plantes
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2016)
Creation of the participative website Les Herbonautes (2014)
Permanent exhibition at France’s National Herbarium – Galerie de Botanique (Botanical Gallery) (2013)
www.maisondelachimie.com

Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
(Hermès corporate Foundation)
Vigie-Nature École program (2019)
www.fondationdentreprisehermes.org

Scor Corporate Foundation for Science
International chair “Biodiversiy et reinsurance” (2019)
International symposium “Meteorites – At the origins of planet-diversity” and exhibition Meteorites, from Sky to Earth – Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2017)
www.scor.com

Total Foundation
“Mangrove” research project (2019)
fondation.total.com

Total S.A.
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2016)
Acquisition of specimens for the Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie (Mineralogy and Geology Gallery) collection (more than 750 specimens since 1984)
Permanent exhibition Treasures of the Earth – Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie (Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology Gallery) (2012 – 2014)
The Planet Revisited expeditions:
- Kavieng expedition (2014)
- Papua New Guinea expedition (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2010)
- Santo expedition (2006)
Acquisition of the Fluorite Laurent, a listed National Treasure (2010)
Sponsorship of the project "Biodiversity of marines fishes: acanthomorph teleosts (2009)
Exhibition Abysses – Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie (Mineralogy and Geology Gallery) (2007-2008)
www.total.fr

MACIF
Exclusive sponsor for the exhibition Ocean, diving into the unknown – Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2019)
www.macif.fr


Sponsors

Cartier
Enrichment of Mineralogy collections (2019)
www.cartier.fr/fr/maison.html

CGPA
Restoration of the “Ruine” shelter – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2018)
www.cgpa.fr

Eurovia
Tour de France de la Biodiversité (2014, 2017-2019)
www.eurovia.fr

Fédération nationale de la Pêche en France
(French Fishing Federation)
Tour de France de la Biodiversité (2017, 2018 et 2019)
www.federationpeche.fr

Ars Cuttoli Paul Appell (under the aegis of the Fondation de France)
Research project on the evolution and physiology of plants that feed on fungi (2015-2019)
www.fondationdefrance.org/fr/fondation/fondation-ars-cuttoli-paul-appell

Crédit Agricole Finistère Foundation
Renovation of the tour route – Concarneau Marine Station (2019)
www.fondation.ca-finistere.org

Fondation du patrimoine
(French Heritage Foundation)
Restoration of the statuary of the Jardin des Plantes – Initial public offering (2019)
Restoration of the Przewalski horse shelter – Initial public offering (2016)
Thanks to the sponsorship of the Total Foundation, the Fondation du Patrimoine backed the restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2015)
www.fondation-patrimoine.org

Science et Nature Foundation
Digitalisation of the National Herbarium’s ethnobotany collections – Galerie de Botanique (Botanical Gallery) (2019)
www.fondationscienceetnature.fr/

Yves Rocher Foundation
Ecological restoration of the Antrema biocultural site (2019)
Co-publication of the book Les Chimpanzés des Monts de la Lune by Sabrina Krief (2014)
Support for the doctoral college and botanic projects (2012-2014)
Muséum Photo Awards (2010-2014)
www.yves-rocher-fondation.org

IRP AUTO
Exhibition Being Beautiful – Musée de l’Homme (2019)
www.irp-auto.com

KYU
Orangutans’ pen extension – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2019)
https://www.kyu.fr/

L’Oréal R&I
Exhibition Dans ma peau – Musée de l’Homme (2019)
Exhibition Piercing – Musée de l’Homme (2019)
www.loreal.fr

Pernod Ricard
Participatory science programmes (2019)

RTE
Lighting restoration of the seabed collections – Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2019)
Fête de la Nature (Nature Festival) – Jardin des Plantes (2018-2019)
www.rte-france.com

Schmidt Family Foundation
Research programmes of the Concarneau Marinarium (2019)

SECAS
Regular support for the Menagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes, the Parc zoologique de Paris and the Réserve zoologique de la Haute-Touche.
www.secas.org

Séché Environnement
Renovation of the tour route – Concarneau Marine Station (2019)
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Installation of the Manatee pond and contribution to the in situ conservation program – Parc zoologique de Paris (2013-2014)
Marine biodiversity research program in Brittany (2009-2010)
Renovation of the historic Greenhouses – Jardin des Plantes (2007-2010)
www.groupe-seche.com

Friends of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle Society
Restoration of the historical shelters at the – Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (2018-2019)
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2017)

Suez
Educational programmes for the exhibition Ocean, diving into the unknown – Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2018)
Digitalisation of the coralline algae collections (2018)
www.suez.com/fr


They supported US

Air France Cargo
Transport of animals – Parc zoologique de Paris (2014-2015)
www.airfranceklm.com

Caisse d’Épargne Île-de-France
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Support for renovation : for the audio-video guide and production of game booklets for young visitors) – Parc zoologique de Paris (2014)
Renovation of the Greenhouses / accessibility for people with reduced mobility – Jardin des Plantes (2007-2010)
www.caisse-epargne.fr

Eiffage
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2017)
www.eiffage.com

Eqiom
Development of the Vigie-Chiros platform, the observatory of the participative science programme Vigie-Nature (2013-2015)
www.eqiom.com

Exhauss
Donation of an exoskeleton for the permanent exhibition – Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.exhauss.com

Fleur de mets
Inauguration – Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fleurdemets.com

Air France Foundation
Racism awareness-raising campaign targeting secondary schools in priority education zones, in partnership with the association ethno’Art (2016-2017)
corporate.airfrance.com

EDF Foundation
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fondation.edf.com

Golf de Vidauban pour l'Environnement Foundation
Production of nature sound CDs from the Muséum’s sound archives (2016)
fondation-plainedesmaures-environnement.fr

Iris Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France)
Organisation of 7th European Botanic Gardens Congress – Jardin des Plantes (2015)
www.fondationiris.org

Melvita Foundation
Habitat creation for pollinizing insects and support for educational programmes – Jardin des Plantes (2011-2014)
Vigie-Nature programme (2011-2015)
fr.melvita.com

L’Occitane Foundation
Creation of the Jardin of the Plantes Numérique website (2008-2010)
www.fondation.loccitane.com

Orange Foundation
Creation of the Galerie des Enfants (Children’s Gallery) and accessibility for vision - and hearing-impaired visitors – Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2008-2010)
www.fondation.orange.com

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Project for the study and conservation of chimpanzees in Uganda (2016)
The Planet Revisited expeditions:
- Papua New Guinea expeditions (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2008-2010)
www.fpa2.com

Rockefeller Foundation
Construction of the National Herbarium building – Galerie Botanique (Botanical Gallery) (1933)
www.rockefellerfoundation.org

Stavros Niarchos Foundation
The Planet Revisited expeditions:
- Papua New Guinea expeditions (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2008-2010)
www.snf.org

Veolia Environnement Foundation
Muséum Photo Awards (2011 - 2013)
Creation of the Galerie des Enfants (Children’s Gallery) Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2008-2010)
www.fondation.veolia.com

Fonds Handicap et Société par Intégrance
(Intégrance Handicap and Society Fund)
Partner for reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fondshs.fr

Edmond de Rothschild Group
Restoration of specimens – Grande Galerie de l'Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2014)
Les animaux font le mur (animals and art) event (2014)
www.edmond-de-rothschild.com

Holcim
Development of the Vigie-Chiros platform, the observatory of the Vigie-Nature participative science programme (2013-2015)
www.holcim.com

Leo Burnett France
Communications campaign for the exhibition Us and Them: from Prejudice to Racism and for the reopening first anniversary – Musée de l’Homme (2016-2017)
www.leoburnett.fr

Lomarec
Equipping of the kitchens – Parc zoologique de Paris (2013-2014)
www.lomarec.com

Maison nouvelle
Sensorial visit – Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.maison-nouvelle-sarl.fr

Mappy
Parc zoologique de Paris (2013-2015)
fr.mappy.com

Matmut
Design and production of the catalogue for the exhibiton Le Magicien d’Os by the sculptor Quentin Garel – Galerie de Paléontologie et d’Anatomique comparée (Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Gallery) (2016)
www.matmut.fr

Mayoly Spindler
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo – Jardin des Plantes (2016)
www.mayoly-spindler.fr

Orange
Journey into the heart of Evolution mobile app – Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Gallery of Evolution) (2017)
Design, production and installation of a MOOC on human and societal evolution (2016)
Allen investigation at the Musée de l’Homme mobile app – Musée de l’Homme (2016)
Benefactor for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.orange.com/en/home

Orthofiga
Donation of three upper limb prostheses for the permanent exhibition – Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.orthofiga.com

Paris Habitat
Fête de la Nature (Nature Festival) – Jardin des Plantes (2018)
www.parishabitat.fr

Publicis Activ Paris 
Benefactor for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.publicisactiv.fr

Publicis Group
Contribution to communications campaigns – Parc zoologique de Paris & Musée de l’Homme (2013-2015)
www.publicisgroupe.com

Sofipag
Anti-poaching project aimed at protecting apes in Uganda (2015)

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Digitalisation of the National Herbarium – Galerie de Botanique (Botanical Gallery) (2004-2016)
www.mellon.org

Veolia Environnement
International Chair of Mathematical Modelling and Biodiversity by the École Polytechnique and the Muséum (2009)
www.veolia.fr

Vétoquinol
Equipping of the veterinary clinic – Parc zoologique de Paris (2013-2014)
www.vetoquinol.fr

Yves Rocher
Ape research in Uganda (2014)
Research programmes and grants for young researchers (2008-2013)
www.groupe-rocher.com

The Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle also wishes to thank all its individual benefactors for their patronage