Why Partner with Earthwatch

Shared Value

Earthwatch collaborates with organisations in business, government, and the community to create shared value.

Are you new to assessing the opportunities and risks of environmental sustainability agendas? Have you pledged ambitious targets for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals? Whatever stage you’re at on your sustainability journey, Earthwatch can help you create a sustainable future.

We’ll work closely with you to understand your sustainability targets, and co-create programs that will support you in achieving your goals.

Earthwatch Australia’s partnerships range from deep corporate partnerships of more than 20 years, to our “Scientist for a Day” program. Dozens of Australian and Australian-based businesses trust Earthwatch to help them create shared value for them and the natural world we all share. And we’re having a global impact.

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Global Capacity

Earthwatch is an international charity, with a global capacity to create change. We’re present in 35 countries, and have offices in the UK, USA, India, Hong Kong and Japan as well as Australia.

Our Credentials

Our collaborations generate significant value for our partners and the planet. Since 1971, Earthwatch has delivered more than $100 million in funding to nearly 1,400 conservation and community sustainability projects in 120 countries, thanks to collaborations with business, government, communities, and individuals.

In that time, more than 100,000 global supporters, participants, scientists and educators have committed around 10 million hours to conservation research with Earthwatch – that’s the equivalent of over 5,000 years of solid hard work for the environment.

Earthwatch has a proven track record of delivering major partnerships in locations around the globe. The business impacts of partnering with Earthwatch are shown in the way we engage workforces, embed company values, create competitive advantage, and enhance employees’ competencies. Our experiential learning approach is at the core of these and other impacts that build a sense of balance and inclusion in teams and organisations.

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Business Partnerships

Earthwatch is a pioneer in partnering with businesses for the environment. Our long-term partnerships include some of the world’s biggest and best known blue-chip companies:

  • Amcor – going strong since 2001
  • HSBC – partners since 2002
  • BHP and Brother – working together since 2009
  • Mitsubishi Corporation – we celebrated our silver anniversary (25 years) in 2018

“ Maybe the most valuable program I have ever been on in my 36 years in HSBC. The key was understanding the linkage between managing our natural resources and our goal of sustainable cost saves. A real win-win!”
~ Tony Buckham, Global Head of Corporate Real Estate, HSBC

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Driving Business Sustainability

Experiential learning is at the core of all Earthwatch programs. We work with you to develop business-relevant research programs that will support workforce engagement and drive shared value for your organisation as well as for the environment.

Participants in Earthwatch programs are actively engaged in research activities. They work alongside renowned scientists gathering data that will help solve sustainability issues that are challenging modern businesses.

Our participant programs last from one day to two weeks, and can be local or global (or even both) in scale. Tell us about the goals you have for your business and what programs you’d like to learn more about when you partner with us.

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