Awards

WE Charity is a high-impact, accountable and innovative charity. And the world has been taking note. We are humbled by the recognition and proud of our world-class development model and the award-winning accomplishments of our organization and our team.

Humanitarian

  • Dedication Award, Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards (2013)
  • World of Children Anniversary Award (2012)
  • Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship (2007)       
  • World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child (2006)
  • Human Rights Award from the United Nations/World Association of Non-Government </organizations (2006) 
  • Community of Christ International Peace Award (2005)
  • Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award (2003)
  • World of Children Founders Award (2002)
  • Distinguished Peace Leadership Award (2001)
  • Roosevelt Freedom Medal (1998)

Citizenship

  • Canada’s Walk of Fame (2013)
  • Opening of the Craig Kielburger Secondary School in Milton, Canada (2012)
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • Member of the Order of Canada (2008)
  • Governor General’s Meritorious Service Decoration (1998)

Leadership

  • Canada’s Most Admired CEOs (Broader Social and Public Service)
  • Canada’s Top 40 under 40
  • Canada’s Top 20 under 20
  • Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100
  • Inducted as a Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum (1998)
  • State of the World Forum Award (1997)

Excellence

  • 2015 Webby Awards—Official Honoree, We365 Social Media App (with Clearbridge Mobile)
  • 2014 Canadian Screen Awards—Nominee, Best Music Program or Series, WE Day 2013 (with Bell Media)

Corporate Culture

  • Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award 2013
  • Notable.ca Canada’s Top 5 Charities Run by Young Professionals 2013
  • Canada’s Top Employer for Young People 2011, 2012, 2013
  • One of Canada’s Top Employer for Youth (2010 and 2011)