Leonard and ZEBOX announce a partnership to accelerate the energy transition to decarbonize infrastructure and optimize logistics.

Leonard, VINCI Group’s foresight and innovation platform, and ZEBOX have announced a new strategic partnership during the Partner's Day, held on March 27, 2024, at Leonard's headquarters in Paris.
 Leonard and ZEBOX announce a partnership to accelerate the energy transition to decarbonize infrastructure and optimize logistics.

VINCI, a world leader in concessions, energy and construction, active in the port sector, strengthens its commitment to industry transformation with the membership of Actemium, an industrial brand of VINCI Energies, and Leonard, its dedicated innovation structure, to ZEBOX, the global startup accelerator founded in 2018 by Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of the CMA CGM Group, to accelerate decarbonization and optimization of the supply chain industry, transportation, and its infrastructures.

VINCI thus joins 22 major industrial groups, including CMA CGM, ZEBOX's founding partner, in a reflection and co-innovation approach aiming to accelerate the energy transition. Together, CMA CGM and VINCI's companies will explore new technologies and develop innovative strategies, strengthening their competitiveness and contributing to the emergence of sustainable and effective solutions around the issues addressed by ZEBOX: decarbonization of terminals, energy efficiency of infrastructures, self-sufficient locations, AI, new molecules, green electricity...

Thanks to ZEBOX, VINCI's companies will exchange with numerous experts and draw inspiration from innovative projects, with the objectives of:
• Supporting and collaborating with the best startups globally to broaden its scope in decarbonization, explore new technological leads, and stay close to market developments and new trends,
• Developing co-innovation projects with ZEBOX's industrial partners.

"By joining ZEBOX, Leonard and VINCI companies align with a community of twenty-two leading industrial partners and a vast international ecosystem of innovative solutions to accelerate the optimization of goods and people transportation and the decarbonization of infrastructures, transformations that VINCI supports." — Julien Villalongue, Director of Leonard

"ZEBOX is delighted to welcome VINCI companies into its network of corporate partners. This collaboration strengthens our shared commitment to decarbonization and optimizing supply chain operations. By joining forces with VINCI, our community of experts and startups, we are confident in our ability to accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions to address the challenges of our industry and contribute to a more sustainable future." — Séverine Grégoire, Director of Digital Transformation, Innovation, and AI at CMA CGM Group