New York and Paris, November 2st, 2009
Vivendi Announces Request for Proposal for Vivendi Create Joy Fund
Vivendi, a world leader in communications and entertainment, today announced the fourth cycle of its Vivendi Create Joy Fund, a corporate social responsibility initiative providing funds to innovative project focused on bringing joy and opportunities to young people in need. Proposals will be accepted from November 1, 2009 through November 30, 2009 at http://createjoy.vivendi.com.
Now in its second year, the Vivendi Create Joy Fund has supported over 20 projects in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Africa.
Housed within the Sustainable Development section of the corporate website, the newly launched Vivendi Create Joy website allows organizations to review objectives and criteria and to submit proposals. The site also highlights current and past partners and showcases beneficiaries of the initiative.
For more information or to submit a proposal, please visit http://createjoy.vivendi.com
About the Vivendi Create Joy Fund
Since 2008, the Vivendi Create Joy Fund has supported over 20 NGOs in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Africa. The Fund brings joy and opportunities through entertainment and communications to young people in need. See http://createjoy.vivendi.com
A world leader in communications and entertainment, Vivendi controls Activision Blizzard (#1 in video games worldwide), Universal Music Group (#1 in music worldwide), SFR (#2 in mobile and fixed telecom in France), Maroc Telecom Group (#1 in mobile and fixed telecom in Morocco), Canal+ Group (#1 in pay-TV in France) and owns 20% of NBCU (leading U.S. media and entertainment group). In 2008, Vivendi achieved revenues of €25.4 billion and adjusted net income of €2.7 billion. With operations in 77 countries, the Group has about 44,000 employees.
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