Our Founding Partners demonstrate a true commitment to community development and youth empowerment in a number of ways. Their strong leadership helps drive positive change, empowering people and transforming lives the world over.
The Allstate Foundation is one of the largest personal lines insurers in the United States and is passionate about promoting “the good” within our communities, our classrooms and ourselves. In order to continue this commitment to bringing out the good, both locally and globally, The Allstate Foundation has teamed up with WE Charity and WE Day as a National Co-Title Sponsor of WE Day and WE Schools, bringing amazing experiences like WE Day California, Seattle, Minnesota and Illinois to tens of thousands of youth; as well as bringing the WE Schools service-learning program to youth and educators across the United States. Thanks to the Allstate Foundation’s significant support, WE Charity and WE Day continue to create an impact and empower youth across the world to become positive social change-makers.
DHL Express is a division of DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics company with operations in over 220 countries and territories. DHL Express is committed to connecting people and improving lives. Our longstanding partnership with DHL Express began in 2011 with the Canadian division and has since grown to include DHL Express USA as well. Since 2011 DHL has provided key logistics and postal support to WE, helping to grow Artisan programs internationally and expand WE Day across Canada and the United States. With the help of DHL, the WE movement has been able to deliver impacts and resources to a generation of young leaders ready to roll up their sleeves to improve their local and global communities.
Microsoft is passionate about supporting people and organizations around the world with the technology that helps them achieve more. As a North American sponsor of WE Day and WE Schools, Microsoft empowers young people with the technology and skills they need to create a more inclusive world. With their support of WE Are One, a WE Schools action campaign, Microsoft is empowering youth to become leaders in creating a future that is truly accessible to everyone.
Nutrien partners with WE as a founding partner of the WE Villages Food Pillar, helping empower farmers and communities globally with programs that promote food security and improved agricultural practices. Domestically, Nutrien is helping inspire and educate the next generation of youth on the importance of sustainable farming practices and how they relate to food security. As the world’s largest provider of crop inputs, services and solutions, Nutrien plays a critical role in feeding the future by helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. Nutrien is raising expectations about what an agriculture company can be and, together with WE, is working toward the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger and feeding 10 billion people by 2050.
As one of Canada’s largest banks, RBC is committed to providing the foundation, resources and guidance to help kids believe in themselves, become leaders and be inspired to take action to make the world a better place. Since 2012, RBC has been a National Co-Title Sponsor of WE Day and a National Premier Partner of WE Schools, reinforcing their position as a leading corporate citizen committed to empowering and enabling youth to become local and global agents of change. Through RBC’s focused support of programs like WE Create Change and their own employee engagement efforts with WE Day events from coast to coast, RBC brings their commitment to life and helps kids from across Canada create the change they want to see in the world.
Guided by their philosophy—We Give Where We Live—TELUS is committed to making a meaningful difference in communities across Canada by ensuring that youth today are inspired to create positive change. TELUS has supported WE Day since the inaugural event in 2007, engaging hundreds of thousands of youth at the event and online. In 2012, TELUS expanded their support of WE Day and became a National Co-Title Sponsor, helping bring the event across Canada. Together, WE and TELUS have developed unique cyberbullying awareness and prevention programs to help inform and keep Canadian youth safe online. Through our decade-long partnership, tens of thousands of Canadian youth have been empowered to rise above to #EndBullying.
As one of the world’s largest producers of consumer goods, Unilever is committed to building a sustainable future in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2014, Unilever joined WE Day as a co-title sponsor of the inaugural WE Day California and has since expanded their support of WE Day and WE Schools, becoming our first-ever North American partner. Unilever is helping us inspire youth across Canada and the United States to become empowered to create bright futures via their support of WE programs. Our partnership with Unilever includes national sponsorship of WE Schools and the WE Lead for Change Speaking Tour, sponsorship of WE Days in New York, California, and Toronto, as well as participation in innovative Track Your Impact retail programs that help consumers do good with their everyday choices.
Walgreens believes that every person and every purchase can have a positive impact in the U.S. and around the world. By partnering with WE, Walgreens is empowering Americans to make a difference through their everyday purchases by selling products in stores that support WE programming. Additionally, Walgreens sponsors the WE Schools WE Give Health campaign, promoting physical and mental well-being to young people across the country. Walgreens is also a national sponsor of WE Days in the U.S., and a presenting sponsor of the WE Day Broadcast.