The Shell Foundation was established by the Shell Group in 2000 as an independent, registered United Kingdom charity operating with a global mandate. The Foundation's mission is to develop, scale-up and promote enterprise-based solutions to the challenges arising from the impact of energy and globalization on poverty and the environment. The Foundation acts like an investor, identifying financially sustainable solutions to these challenges that can be taken to scale and easily replicated to achieve global impact.
Solimar International is a tourism development firm dedicated to promoting the goals of sustainable tourism by providing marketing, sales, and consulting services to tourism businesses, associations, development agencies, and national tourism authorities.
Solimar Travel is a travel planning agency for independent travelers focused on high-quality travel experiences to undiscovered destinations around the world. Working with in-country partners, they aim to build customized itineraries that fit within your budget, to a wide array of locations. Solimar Travel holds the belief that travel is a personal experience and that each traveler should be an integral part of the travel planning process. Their aim is to provide you with the experience of a lifetime, while supporting sustainable tourism in the destinations that you visit.
SI is a multimedia sports brand that takes the consumer into the heart and soul of sports. The SI franchise is anchored by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the most respected voice in sports journalism which reaches a weekly audience of nearly 21 million adults, and www.SI.COM, the magazine's 24/7 sports news website that delivers more than 150 original stories to its users each week. The SI franchise also includes SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS (www.sikids.com), a monthly magazine targeted to kids age 8 and up; GOLF MAGAZINE and www.GOLF.COM; www.FANNATION.COM, a social networking and sports-news aggregation platform; www.SIONCAMPUS.COM, a website dedicated to college sports and the college sports lifestyle; SI PRESENTS the magazine's specialty publishing division; as well as SI BOOKS, SI PICTURES, SI PRODUCTIONS, SI DIGITAL and SI EVENTS. Founded in 1954, SI is a division of Time Inc., the world's leading magazine publishing company and a subsidiary of Time Warner.
March 24 is World TB Day. The Stop TB Partnership was established in 2000 to realize the goal of eliminating tuberculosis as a public health problem. Every year nine million people become ill with tuberculosis and nearly 5000 people die every day. We are working with Stop TB Partnership to help promote a TB free world.
Kenna, joined by a group of global influencers such as Jessica Biel and Lupe Fiasco, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in January 2010 to raise awareness of the clean water crisis, talk about the issues, share solutions, and save lives.
Suntech develops, manufactures, and delivers the world's most reliable and cost-effective solar energy solutions. Founded in 2001 by leading solar scientist Dr. Zhengrong Shi, Suntech is the world's largest producer of silicon solar modules. Suntech offers clean power for every application and market, from off-grid systems, to homes, to the world's largest solar power plants. Its solar modules are installed in over 80 countries.
The Sustainable Endowments Institute is a nonprofit organization engaged in research and education to advance sustainability in campus operations and endowment practices. Founded in 2005, the Institute is a special project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a private family foundation created in 1964 by David Packard (1912-1996), cofounder of the Hewlett-Packard Company, and Lucile Salter Packard (1914-1987). The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the following program areas: Conservation and Science; Population; and Children, Families, and Communities. The Foundation makes national and international grants and also has a special focus on the Northern California Counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey. Foundation grantmaking includes support for a wide variety of activities including direct services, research and policy development, and public information and education. The Foundation does not make grants intended to influence legislation or support candidates for political office. The Foundation's endowment was approximately $6.2 billion as of December 31, 2006. General program grant awards totaled approximately $224 million in 2006. The Foundation has a grantmaking budget of approximately $266 million in 2007.
Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of science and technology to improve living daily. The Company offers a broad range of innovative products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $46 billion and employs 42,000 people worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.