AG2R La Mondiale is a French social and patrimonial insurance group, specialized on the following aspects: Health, contingency, savings and pensions. Based on a cooperative model, the company has been created in 1905 by an industry stakeholder group and manage 15 million of private clients. With 510 000 corporate clients, the company insures one enterprise out of four in France.
In 2010, the group launched an innovative experiment to support the scaling up of social innovation in 27 projects. Scale-up aims to grow a social innovation project from a local impact to a larger scale: national or international. The aim is to increase the number of beneficiaries of the project and to support social innovation structures in their growth (hiring new people, increasing fixed costs, etc.). Through this approach, AG2R proposes to financially support this change of scale.