The Foundation is in the heart of France Telecom Group's sponsorship and of its social responsibility. At its 1st steps in 1987, it voluntarily entered the natural extension of the company’s mission: allow everyone to communicate better.
1987 France Telecom Foundation’s Birth, around two axes of engagement: vocal music and gymnastic.
1990 First « Night of the Voice » at the Champs-Elysées theatre, receiving 1200 member of the audience. Academy Award for Patronage (Admical)
1991 Commitment to helping people with autism and their families. Creation by the France Telecom group of the association Volunteers for autism made up of volunteer employees;
1995 Oscar Solidarity (Admical)
2001 first Day for autism organized in partnership with the parents’ associations.
2002 Phoenix Price, (Union of advertisers).
2005 Four news axes of engagement : In health field, the visual and hearing impairments, in education field, the fight against illiteracy and the education of girls in developing countries and the Development of international sponsorship.
2007 20 Years of engagement… France Telecom Foundation becomes Orange Foundation.
2011 Orange Foundation supports for 20 years the cause of autism.