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Corporate Social Responsibility: Special Olympics Belgium

KOAN Law Firm maintains the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. The company also proactively aims at helping communities in society. KOAN Law Firm has chosen to become one of the structural partners of Special Olympics Belgium (SOB) ASBL/VZW.  

The values and objectives of Special Olympics Belgium align with KOAN’s beliefs. Koan Law Firm’s staff and lawyers have decided to dedicate time and money to this worthwhile community cause. The company is confident that its contribution will help SOB grow and that its support will add to the well being of all SOB athletes, their families and friends.


Information on Special Olympics:

SOB international is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 5.3 million athletes and Unified Sports partners in nearly 170 countries, Belgium being one of them. It was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968, and is recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. The SOB athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment -- on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.


The Belgian Branch of SOB, has recently set-up a broad media campaign ‘Play Unified’, including competitions between the SOB athletes and famous athletes such as Kevin De Bruyne, de Red Devils , Pieter Timmers, Kim Clysters, De Borlee’s (http://www.special-olympics.be/nl/play-unified/ ).


For more information on SOB Belgium, please consult the website of SOB (http://www.special-olympics.be/).