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AARP is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families


Accenture is a leading global professional services company providing a range of strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services and solutions.

Africa Contents Group

Africa Contents Group is an Internet media company and Brand content agency


Aging2.0 is a global organization on a mission to accelerate innovation to improve the lives of older adults around the world. Aging2.0 connects, educates and supports innovators through regular events, the CoverAGE newsletter and the Academy.

Alpha Catalyst

Alpha Catalyst Consulting helps organisations create transformation and innovation strategies to adapt to change in any business environment and trends.


A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.


AMP was founded on a simple yet bold idea - that every individual should have the power and ability to control his or her life. For more than 160 years, it has dedicated itself to making this possible.


Anthesis is a specialist global environmental and social sustainability consultancy founded on the belief that commercial success and sustainability go hand in hand.


Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries putting their system changing ideas into practice on a global scale.


Biomin a leader in animal nutrition and health, develops and produces feed additives, premixes and services for the improvement of animal performance, in an economically viable way.

British Asian Trust

The British Asian Trust is tackling poverty across South Asia, helping people to transform their lives. Read more about our causes and success stories.

Carnegie India

Carnegie India, the sixth international center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, opened in April 2016 in New Delhi.

Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton School is a popular 11-18 rural comprehensive located in the attractive Cotswold market town of Chipping Norton. It has over 1000 students, 250 of them in the sixth form.


The Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) is a centre at the Strathmore Law School


Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT and networking. It helps companies of all sizes transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate.


Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era.


Consortium Pour La Recherche Economique Et Sociale is a research center of the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar

CSR Turkey

Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey (CSR Turkey) is an independent NGO formed in 2005 by the efforts from academics, businesses and other civil society organisations.

De Baak

De Baak is a training and knowledge institute in the field of leadership and entrepreneurship. It focuses on the ‘Human Side of Enterprise’ - on the development and effectiveness of people in organisations.

Discovery Health

Discovery is a shared value insurance company whose purpose and ambition are achieved through a pioneering business model that incentivises people to be healthier, and enhances and protects their lives.


DMCC is a government entity established in 2002 to enhance commodity trade flows through Dubai. It does this by regulating, promoting and facilitating trade across a range of commodities including gold, diamonds, pearls, precious metals and tea.

DTU Executive School of Business

DTU Executive School of Business provides lifelong learning and executive education for organizations and individuals to better navigate and create growth in a complex and changing world.

ESAI Business School

ESAI Business School is part of Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (UEES) - a non-profit private university located in Guayaquil in Ecuador.


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. 

Frank Bold

Frank Bold is a purpose-driven law firm using the power of business and non-profit approaches to solve social and environmental problems.

Global Giving

GlobalGiving connects non-profits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. It helps local non-profits access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective.

Hanson Bridgett

Hanson Bridgett is a California law firm with more than 160 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, the East Bay and Los Angeles.

Herman Miller

Herman Miller’s inspiring designs, inventive technologies and strategic services help people do great things and organizations to perform at their best.


IBM is a global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, which has continually evolved over the past century to remain at the forefront of technological innovation.

IDE Business School

IDE Business School is based in Guayaquil and Quito in Ecuador. Its main objective is to provide entrepreneurs and executives a new strategic vision and effective decision-making skills, with a humanistic scope of the business.


IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Express.

International Association of Privacy Professionals

The world’s largest global information privacy community: data powers the information economy and the risks associated with it continue to skyrocket.


The Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy (ISGPP) is an independent think tank devoted to research and training on issues of public policy in Africa


The International Society for Professional Innovation Management is a network of researchers, industrialists, consultants and public bodies who share an interest in innovation management.


KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation.

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

As a part of NUS, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy educates and trains the next generation of Asian policy-makers and leaders.

Les Clefs d’Or

Les Clefs d’Or (UICH) association is an international network of professional hotel Concierge with common interests and goals. They have their own mystique, a combination of their expertise sources of inside information, intelligence and communication.

Manchester Business School

Manchester Business School is the largest campus-based business and management school in the UK. It is ranked first in the UK for business research, but world-class research alone is not enough.


MasterCard is a technology company and payments industry leader. For more than four decades, it has been a driving force at the heart of commerce, making the global economy safer, more efficient, more inclusive and more transparent for all.


Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives is a foundation that was inaugurated on 4 October 2015. It aims to improve the Arab world through humanitarian, developmental and community work.

New Philanthropy Capital

NPC is a charity think tank and consultancy that occupies a unique position at the nexus between charities and funders, helping them achieve the greatest impact.

New Zealand Government

Motivated by attention to questions surrounding future investment in transport, the New Zealand Ministry of Transport has recently conducted a future-focused project where the consideration is addressing future demand in the face of a changing society.


National Institute of Science and Technology Policy is a national research institution that is engaged in the Japanese government’s science and technology policy-planning process.

Nokia Networks

Nokia invests in technologies important in a world where billions of devices are connected. The company is focused on three businesses: network infrastructure software, hardware and services.


The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI), established in 1965 represents the research-driven pharmaceutical companies in India.


At Pfizer, we believe that innovation comes from working in partnership with others. We are innovating to bring therapies to patients that allow them to live better and longer lives and vaccines to prevent them from becoming sick in the first place.


Royal Philips of the Netherlands is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum

Priestman Goode

Priestman Goode is a design consultancy that delivers exceptional brand experiences for a roster of leading international companies including Transport for London, United Airlines and Airbus.

Radley College

Radley College is an independent boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18 offering academic excellence. The school works hard to create an environment where boys will be happy, grow in self-confidence and thrive academically.


The Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX) conducts R&D programs with the aim to produce and promote innovative solutions

Royal College of Art

The RCA is a leading postgraduate art and design and design school located in London. It offers 24 distinctive postgraduate programmes across the art and design disciplines.

Royal Dutch Shell

Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals

S P Jain

S P Jain School of Global Management is one of Asia’s top ranked business schools with campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Sydney, and most recently, in Mumbai.


Saga is a leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for customers over the age of 50 in the UK.

Said Business School

The Skoll Centre at Said Business School is a leading global entity for the advancement of social entrepreneurship. We foster innovative social transformation through education, research, and collaboration.

Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s new autonomous university of applied learning. It aims to be a leader in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community.


The Lien Centre for Social Innovation, a partnership between the Lien Foundation and Singapore Management University (SMU), was established in 2006 to advance the thinking and capability of the social sector.

St George’s House

St George’s House was founded in 1966 by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh and the then Dean of Windsor, Robin Woods, as a place where people of influence and responsibility in every area of society can come together.

Strategic North

Strategic North is a leading healthcare marketing agency which works with pharmaceutical and healthcare companies around the globe to help build the successful healthcare brands of tomorrow: strong, tangible brands.


TAL is Australia's largest Life Insurance specialist, dedicated to making Life Insurance easy and helping people get peace of mind and financial security.


TCS is a global leader in IT Services, Consulting, Technology and Digital Solutions with a Large Network of Innovation and Delivery Centers.


Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets.

The British Council

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries, and builds trust between them worldwide. It calls this work ‘cultural relations.’

The Climate Group

The Climate Group is an award-winning, international non-profit. Its goal is a prosperous, low carbon future. It believes this will be achieved through a ‘clean revolution’ the rapid scale-up of low carbon energy and technology.

The Collinson Group

The Collinson Group is a global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviour to drive revenue and add value for its clients.

The Fore

The Fore is a collective of bold individuals, businesses and charities in the UK.

The Foundation

The Foundation exists to help organisations create sustainable growth by being customer-led.

The Futures Company

Part of WPP, The Futures Company is a strategic planning, insight and innovation consultancy with unparalleled global expertise in trends, foresight and futures.

The Global Change Institute

The Global Change Institute (GCI) at The University of Queensland, Australia, is an independent source of game-changing research, ideas and advice for solving the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

The Good Lab

The Good Lab is a hub for people and organizations with new methods and mindsets to solve problems and foster tri-sector collaborations and social change and is focused on facilitating cross sector collaborations.

The Government of Singapore

The Centre for Strategic Futures was established in early 2009, as part of the Strategic Policy Office in the Public Service Division of the Prime Minister’s Office of The Government of Singapore.

The Jade Club

Based in Hong Kong the Jade Club is a social enterprise dedicated to improving the well being of the elderly and to promote “Active, Happy & Socialized Ageing”.

The University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria is one of the top research institutions in Africa and their mission is to be an internationally recognised teaching and research university.

The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is globally connected, forward-looking and entrepreneurial. We create new ways of thinking and achieving: making us stand-out from our competitors and creating an inspiring place to study and undertake research.


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company, with a focus on neurology and immunology.

University of Oslo

The University of Oslo is a leading European university. It was was founded in 1811 and is Norway's first and largest university.

University of Technology, Sydney

UTSis a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney. One of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry and the professions.


The Virtual University of Côte d'Ivoire is a major initiative of the State of Côte d'Ivoire

UWC Singapore

UWCSEA is an international school with two campuses in Singapore. It provide students aged 4-18 years with a challenging, holistic, values-based education leading to the IB Diploma in Grade 12.


Vodacom is a leading African mobile communication company providing a wide range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 61 million customers.


Vodafone Group Plc is one of the world's leading telecommunications groups, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific


Volvo is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications.

Warwick in London

The new Warwick in London hub brings the best of Warwick's teaching and research activities to the capital and provides a central HQ for all our activity across the city.

York University, Toronto – Lassonde School of Engineering

York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada’s third largest university, with a commitment to excellence.


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