16 October 2012
The Real Madrid foundation has been nominated as a candidate for the 2012 Peace and Sports Prizes, in the category ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’. The winners will be announced on 1 November in Sochi (Russia), as part of the International Peace and Sport Forum. These awards, which have been made since 2008, are in recognition of the work of athletes and institutions that contribute to peace and social stability through sport. As well as the Real Madrid Foundation, the other candidates are Ecopetrol and MegaFon.
On its website, the International Organization for Peace and Sport stated: “ The school model that the Foundation pioneers is flexible and dynamic, which means that it can easily by adapted to the individual characteristics of each country. These sports schools promote the development and integration of children and teenagers”.