In this original project, the Initiatives-Cœur's partners are both financial and sports sponsors. As sports sponsors, they finance the sailboat and provide the operating budget for the sailing team. As financial sponsors, they contribute financially to the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque humanitarian association so that children suffering from serious heart defects can be operated on in France. Since the adventure began in 2012, the Initiatives-Cœur project has saved 363 children (each operation costs €12,000).

Franck Vallée Director
of "chocolats du coeur"
Chocolats du coeur


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Chocolats du Cœur.fr is run by the Initiatives group, a nearing 30 year old company based in Le Mans, and leading specialist of fundraising solutions designed for schools, charities and clubs. Forces have been joined with the expertise of the Alex Olivier chocolate factory based in Neuville-aux-Bois near Orléans in the Loiret region to propose chocolate fundraisers helping financing school PTA projects and supporting the charity Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.

Christmas, Easter, birthdays..... every occasion is good to make a good deed. These delicious fine chocolates have been made near Orléans by the Alex Olivier chocolate factory since 1927. The organic and fairtrade approach is part of a willingness to act directly towards a more sustainable world.

Individuals, schools, businesses, associations, everyone can taste the unique flavour of "Chocolats du Coeur".

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André Liebot,
President of K•Line
Bruno Léger,
of K•Line
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leading French manufacturer of aluminium joinery, K-LINE manufactures and sells customised windows, sliding doors and front doors, for all types of architectural projects, both new and renovated.

Since its foundation, K-LINE has become a reference in the field thanks to its new window concept which combines excellent heat insulation properties, maximum light transmission and attractive design using minimum materials. A high level of performance that has become its signature.

K-LINE is part of the LIEBOT Group, a family enterprise in the Vendée region, and a leading window and façade producer in France.

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Arnaud Grison,
CEO of VINCI Energies
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Connection, performance, energy efficiency and data - in a constantly evolving world, VINCI Energies is accelerating the deployment of new technologies to accompany two major changes: the digital transformation and the energy transformation.

Regionally based with an agile-organisation approach, VINCI Energies companies make energy, transport and communication infrastructure, facilities and buildings more reliable, more secure and more efficient every day.

83 800 employees // 1 800 companies // 55 countries