Jean Marie Joly ECPAT Urging Companies to Become Partners in Acting for
(1888PressRelease) Jean Marie Joly was instrumental in founding ECPAT France and Acting
for Life with the principle of identifying and working with grass-root associations in poor
countries that do not have the means to assist their own people.
(1888PressRelease) - Paris, France - Jean Marie Joly ECPAT France and Acting for Life
funding director is urging the public to get and involved and donate to Acting For Life. Acting
for Life establishes long-term partnerships based on trust with companies and institutions
(universities, local authorities, associations and foundations) which share their values.
As a company, you can create a corporate partnership with Acting for Life and experience a
variety of opportunities, notes Jean Marie Joly ECPAT. Partnering with Acting For Life allows
your company to take local action in your own country to offer a sustainable contribution to local
development in line with the millennium development goals and corporate social responsibility
and engage the spirit of social responsibility within your staff by placing human dignity at the
heart of sustainable development while also enhancing the image of your company.
There are various ways companies can become involved, explains Jean Marie Joly of ECPAT;
executives can choose: co-funding, affinity products, fundraising, auctions, skills donation,
logistical support, material aid, etc. while enjoying a 60% tax deduction on the amount of your
donations, up to a maximum of 0.5% of turnover excluding tax.
The projects supported by Acting for Life look to the long term, seeking to help the poorest
people in developing countries to build a better future, whilst helping them to regain the dignity
promised to every human being.
Acting for Life take a long-term view of development, based on the strengths of local
stakeholders and the desire to establish links between North and South, as well as between "rich
and "poor", companies and local stakeholders, with professionalism and acknowledged know-
"We handle the funding package for programs, explains Funding Director Jean Marie Joly, with
the aid of European and international co-funding, aiming to maximize the number of
beneficiaries in relation to project cost."
As a corporate partner, you will receive reports and briefings on the projects you have chosen to
support. Acting for Life will meet your communications needs and can facilitate meetings with
the leaders and beneficiaries of projects you support.
In Europe: Acting For Life (1050 avenue de l'Europe - BP 07 F-93352 Le Bourget Aéroport
cedex - Tél. 33-220.127.116.11.13 - Fax 33-18.104.22.168.10 - e-mail : contact ( @ ) acting-for-life dot
org - website : www dot acting-for-life dot com - Secretary General, Jean Marie Joly dot
In the United States: Acting For Life-USA. Contact Patrick Meaney, P.O. Box 748, Hebbronville
TX 78361 tel 361-5274636.
About Jean Marie Joly and ECPAT
ECPAT and Acting For Life can receive and administer contributions in various countries in
Europe and in the United States and effectively network with these associations to provide
technical and economic support, supervision and external audits, with reports at the end of the
For additional information contact:
P.O. Box 748, Hebbronville TX 78361