WE Empower Challenge partners

Our partners are empowering women to develop solutions to sustainability challenges around the world.

Lead partners

Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory™

The emergence of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory™ at Arizona State University is rooted in the conviction that we can and must make a meaningful contribution to ensuring a habitable planet and a future in which well-being is attainable for all humankind. This laboratory draws on ASU’s deep commitment to use-inspired research, our ongoing work in sustainability and service to the global community in which we live, explored across five core spaces: discovery, learning, solutions, networks and engagement.

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory™

Vital Voices

Vital Voices works with women leaders with a daring vision for change. One of the ways they accomplish this is through their signature programs in economic empowerment, political leadership, leadership development and protecting human rights. Vital Voices searches the world for women leaders and partners with them to make that vision a reality. Through long-term investments that expand her skills, connections and visibility, Vital Voices accelerates her efforts, improving the world for us all.

Vital Voices

BMO

BMO is a leading bank driven by a single purpose: to boldly grow the good, in business and life. Every day, they continue to set their sights higher, inspired by their purpose and energized by the opportunity to create positive change for the customers and communities they serve.

BMO

DVF

Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer and founder and chairman of the company that bears her name. DVF is now a global luxury fashion brand celebrated for its effortless glamour, its distinctive vocabulary of print and color, and its powerful connection to generations of women. Von Furstenberg’s commitment to empowering women is expressed not only through fashion, but also philanthropy and mentorship.

DVF

GroYourBiz

GroYourBiz has a direct impact on the economic growth and empowerment of millions around the world by enabling and developing small- and medium-sized businesses. Members of GroYourBiz get the support of a posse of strong, dynamic, supportive women, who understand where you’re trying to go and will provide their ideas, support, network and positive peer pressure to help you get there as quickly as possible.

GroYourBiz

P&G

P&G brands are trusted in millions of living rooms, kitchens, laundry rooms and bathrooms—and have been passed down from generation to generation. Over the course of 181 years, they’ve challenged convention, led innovation and helped shape culture. But no matter how much the company grows, they always keep themselves grounded in their deep-rooted purpose, values and principles. They’ve done it for over 66,000 days, and they don’t plan on stopping anytime soon.

P&G

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RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, enabling them to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.

RELX

Salesforce

Today, technology is the most effective way to provide equal opportunities for all, as it provides access to data and knowledge and enables network building. Salesforce.org provides the world’s leading technology for nonprofits and educational institutions to help them connect their organizations and achieve faster success. The more missions they support with our technology, the more they as a social enterprise can give back to society – and start a cycle of good action.

Salesforce

Saїd Business School, University of Oxford

For over eight centuries, leaders from across the world, and from all spheres, have come to Oxford to study, to intellectually recharge and to engage in important discussions. The remarkable community at the School continues this tradition. The community of academics, students, alumni, staff and friends at Saїd Business School is truly global and has representatives from all over the world and from different sectors.

Saїd Business School, University of Oxford

UN Foundation

The United Nations was created to strengthen the bonds of international cooperation around shared interests and values. It is the one place where all countries and citizens can unite behind collective action to address our greatest challenges and deliver a better world for all. The UN Foundation supports the UN’s ability to tackle these challenges and harness opportunities for the benefit of all humanity. As we head deeper into the 21st century, this task is more urgent than ever. The UN Foundation works by building communities and incubating initiatives to support the UN and its priority issues, including achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Foundation

World Bank

The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

World Bank

Supporting partners

Dissemination partners

  • 1 Million Women
  • African Development Bank
  • Applied
  • Asian Development Bank Association of Women Business Centers (AWBC)
  • Blue Planet Alliance
  • Blue Planet Start Ups
  • BPW (Business and Professional Women) International
  • Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar
  • CXCATALYSTS
  • Devex
  • Drawdown
  • ekko.world
  • Foreign Policy
  • FINCA International
  • Global Food and Agriculture Program
  • Global Women’s Leadership Alliance
  • GREAT Women
  • GUILD
  • Hawaii Green Growth
  • International Finance Corporation
  • International Labour Organization
  • Institute for Climate and Peace
  • Kellogg Company
  • Lovell Corporation
  • Mahlab
  • Mana Up
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • NZ Global Women
  • Pacific Women’s Network
  • PeaceBoat
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Rainforest Partnership
  • Rise2025 Global
  • Rotary Hawaii
  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sysdoc
  • She Changes Climate
  • ShEquity
  • The Asia Foundation
  • The Female Quotient
  • The Villars Institute
  • The Rallying Cry
  • Unilever
  • WIN Summit
  • WOCAN and W+ Standard
  • Women@thetable
  • Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO)
  • Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE)
  • Women of the Arctic
  • Women of the Future Awards
  • Women Presidents’ Organization
  • Women’s World Banking
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • World Pulse