The foundation is at the heart of the Group’s philanthropic activities and social responsibility.
From its inception in 1987 to the present it has been proactively involved in a natural extension of the company’s mission: helping everyone to communicate better.
2019 : 140,000 registered for our Cultural MOOCs.
2018 : We have trained 60,000 young people and women in difficulty free of charge in our Digital Workshops in France.
2015 : The Orange Foundation moves in a new direction with digital solidarity. Alongside its traditional efforts, the priority becomes the digital education of young people.
2012 : Skills philanthropy is launched, with the Temps Partiel Senior (Senior Part Time) scheme involving Orange employees in France.
2011 : The 20th anniversary of the Orange Foundation’s support people with autism.
2010 : Orange Solidarity is born, with the first digital training workshops for social and professional integration.
2007 : 20 years of commitment... The France Telecom Foundation becomes the Orange Foundation.
2005 : Four new areas of commitment: healthcare, visual and hearing impairment, education, combating illiteracy and education for girls in developing countries. Growth in international philanthropy.
2002 : Phoenix Award from the UDA (French advertisers’ association).
2001 : First Autism Days organised in partnership with parents’ associations.
1995 : Community “Oscar” (Admical)
1991 Commitment to helping people with autism and their families. The France Telecom Group creates the Volunteers for Autism association, made up of employee volunteers.
1990 : First Nuit de la Voix (Night of the Voice) concert at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees, with an audience of 1,200.
Philanthropy “Oscar” (Admical).
1987 : Establishment of the France Telecom Foundation with two focus areas: vocal music and gymnastic