UNCEF has access to funding, expertise and innovation; our corporate partners make significant social and business impacts
Global Partnerships active in Romania and contributing to UNICEF's global work
H&M and the H&M Foundation
H&M has partnered with UNICEF on programmes supporting children’s rights since 2004. Since 2014 UNICEF also partners with the H&M Foundation, a non-profit global foundation initiated by H&M, complementing H&M’s sustainability work.
The new 2017–2020 collaboration focuses on strengthening early childhood development systems and on enabling future scale-up.
UNICEF’s partnership with IKEA began with the company in the late 1990s when UNICEF provided advice and assistance to IKEA regarding child labor issues in its supply chain in India. From this, the relationship blossomed to encompass cause-related marketing, employee engagement, strategic philanthropy (mainly India) and corporate social responsibility (Children’s Rights and Business Principles).
"We are not asking corporations to do something different from their normal business, we are asking them to do this business differently." Kofi Annan
Montblanc first embarked on the partnership with UNICEF in 2004 to help promote literacy across the world. The partnership has been a valuable contributor to UNICEF’s education programmes, in over 25 countries. It has helped UNICEF: provide training to education professionals; reduce repetition and dropout rates; help girls realize their right to an education; and prepare communities for the onset of emergencies including natural disasters.
Since 2006, through its “1 Pack = 1 Vaccine” campaign, Pampers has supported UNICEF’s Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination Program, a global campaign to protect the lives of mothers and babies in less industrialized countries. To date Pampers has successfully donated 300 million tetanus vaccines, which are helping to protect 100 million women and their babies around the world.