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CSR events and projects

The Group recognizes the increasing importance that the role of sustainability - not only economic, but also and above all environmental and social - is acquiring for all its stakeholders, from shareholders to sponsors, from athletes to supporters, to citizens of local communities where AC Milan operates.

The Club, to meet these needs, promotes numerous social initiatives, designed to promote sport, education, health, youth growth and support for the territory and communities. The main ones during the football season were:

The presence of AC Milan and AC Milan Football Schools in Italy is strengthened.

The social responsibility of AC Milan Group is expressed concretely through initiatives in favor of the community that rely on the values of football to give concrete and positive answers to the emerging needs of young citizens.

AC Milan commits to cooperate with teachers and parents in order to train children in a timely manner to a correct sporting culture, to a healthy and active lifestyle pursuant to a logic of long life learning, stimulating them towards fair play and mutual respect.

All this by collaborating with different parties, gathered around the sport which is an educational model for football schools as well as for the first team. To respond to the need to support Physical Education in Primary School, AC Milan offers a selection of schools throughout the country the opportunity to participate for free to the initiative Move well to grow better is supported by the teachers of the Training School and AC Milan Academy’s coaches working in AC Milan Football Schools of the territory.

The aim of the project is to make available to the schools, for free, experts who support the teachers, so that they can become familiar with the Physical Education the best practices suited for children’s actual needs in a delicate development phase.

For the second year in a row, AC Milan and 18 AC Milan football schools worked together with the teachers of 40 schools throughout Italy.

The goal is always to offer the opportunity to 10 classes of each school to work 80 hours in the gym with one of AC Milan football school’s coaches, who supports the physical education teacher to build a didactic offer to make physical education actually useful for the process of children’s smooth development.

The first FIGC tournament for disabled people was launched, in collaboration with Centro Sportivo Italiano (CSI), addressed to athletes with intellectual and mental relational disabilities supported by an agreement protocol signed before the Senate of the Italian Republic on January 18, 2017.

The scheme is the following: athletes registering in the CSI (to insure them), in a special register at the Regional Committees of the LND-FIGC, the use of approved LND camps, AIA referees, federal justice, level of the tournament consistent with the third category of LND non-disabled players.

Quarta Categoria organizes a 7vs7 football tournament from October to May, with teams and lists of players, which gives the name to a further level of the amateur sector specifically reserved for special athletes managed and coordinated by the Regional Committees FIGC and CSI. 7 regions involved in two years. An Italian Cup tournament will be organized for the winners of regional tournaments.

Within Quarta Categoria single regional tournaments, there are other three levels (fourth, fifth and sixth category) to allow athletes to compete with as many athletes of equal cognitive and physical level and which foresee Play Out and Play Off (on the model of Serie A, B, and Pro) at the end of the season.

All teams play with regular contracts with professional Clubs, which include kits, limits to protect the exploitation of Clubs’ brands and initiatives for all teams or individual ones proposed by the Club to the team adopted.

AC Milan proudly adopted ASD Briantea84.

In addition to providing ASD Briantea84 with game kits for athletes and technical material for coaches, we will go together to the Special Camp organized by the Football is More association in Switzerland in August. This is an international football tournament attended by important clubs from all over Europe.

For the 2017/2018 football season AC Milan will adopt another ASD, based in Rome, called “Mai Soli” (never alone).

For three years now, AC Milan has offered the opportunity to visit Milanello Sports Centre to associations that assisting and supporting sick and disabled people. During the day at Milanello, our guests have the opportunity to get to know the Center, its facilities and its history, to take pictures with AC Milan’s champions and to watch a real training session of the First Team. During the 2016/2017 football season, 9 visits were set up, for a total of over 150 guests.

Furthermore, during 2016/2017 football season, Milan Group signed MoUs with 7 important Lombard hospitals, to formalize the ten-year relationship between the Club and the priceless health structures of our Region. Through these agreements, AC Milan offers numerous activities for patients in hospitals, including: visits by our footballers, possibility for chronic patients or in day-hospital to attend the training of the First Team at Milanello Sports Center and the possibility of attending AC Milan’s matches at San Siro Stadium.