The Sahara Forest Project Partners are engaged in long-term mutual collaboration focusing on cross-sector dialogue, structured innovation and projects fueled by unique perspectives on challenges and opportunities in the green economy. The SFP partners provide crucial contributions to realizing the vision of restorative growth.
Costa Crociere Foundation
The Costa Crociere Foundation was established in 2014 and has funded 30 projects since then, costing over 4 million euros, which have benefited over 35,000 people.
The Costa Crociere Foundation is an independent organization that aims to guarantee every individual's right to happiness by improving the social and environmental conditions and by investing the 100% of all donations received. The Foundation is involved in many social and environmental projects that make use of the resources made available by the
Company and its partners.
We are proud to support this project that represents a model for future sustainable farming in desert areas. The partnership between the Sahara Forest Project Foundation and Costa Crociere Foundation fits perfectly with Costa Group’s commitment to sustainable innovation and value creation, as well as with the Costa Crociere Foundation’s mission to promote social and environmental improvement.
Al Hussein Technical University (HTU)
Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) located in Amman, was established by the Jordanian Crown Prince Foundation out of a need to bridge the gap between the numbers of graduates and their rate of employment in technical fields. HTU aims to enrich Jordan’s technical workforce through a dynamic, practical and applied educational experience.
HTU collaborates with SFP on a Training Program for young, female engineering graduates.
Grieg Foundation was established in its present form in 2002 and has in ten years awarded a total of NOK 350 million to various national and international projects. The Foundation is committed to considerable additional funds for accepted projects over the next years. Many of the projects Grieg Foundation supports are in the intersection between youth work and culture work, also beeing a main sponsor to SOS-Children's Villages. The Foundation owns 25% of the Grieg Group.The group operates globally within a variety of business areas; shipping, port operations, ship broking, maritime information systems, investment consulting and fish farming.
The Sahara Forest Project serves as a great source of inspiration for meeting our times' greatest challenges. Inspired by the innovative and holistic approach, Grieg Foundation wanted to be part of the endeavor to build sustainable production of water, energy and food on a large scale. The Project has become a reality, and Grieg Foundation is extremely proud to be one of the initiatiors and contributors.
Sundt AS is a private investment company owned by Helene Sundt and Christian Grüner Sundt. Sundt AS is a leading company in its field in Norway and has a broad portfolio of activities in financial investments, trade, development, purchase, sale, hotels and rental of real estate, ships and aircraft. Sundt AS is a major shareholder in Pandox AB, a leading owner of hotel properties in Northern Europe.