Leading partners of
antarctica.org & the IPF
  LCF Rothschild Group
The Group established by Edmond de Rothschild and presided over today by his son, Benjamin, is one of the most prominent organisations in the global financial sector. It operates a network of offices throughout Europe as well as in the Americas, Asia and the Middle-East. The LCF Rothschild Group is also renowned for its contribution to society, beyond money and markets, through its support for a range of organisations active in medical and scientific research as well as providing training and assistance to young people.

The Rothschild Group has provided significant funds to assist in the establishment of the IPF as the Group recognises the importance of climate change as a global issue.

The Group's sponsorship demonstrates that it is committed to enhancing understanding amongst the wider public of climate change and of the role the polar sciences play in assessing the pace and extent of change the world now faces.


Belgacom is the leading telecommunications company in Belgium and a market leader in a number of areas, including retail and wholesale fixed-line telephony services, mobile communications services and broadband data and Internet services. For the year ended 31 December 2003, the Group had total revenue of over 5 million euros.

Belgacom is committed to operating in an environmentally sustainable way. It is providing substantial support to the IPF - demonstrating its commitment to addressing climate change.

Air is an independent advertising agency launched in 1993 and based in Brussels and Paris. What makes Air special is that it is one of the only independent agencies in Europe running international accounts such as Lancôme, Glaxo SmithKline, Guerlain, Frisk, etc. as well as local Belgian and French accounts such as Mobistar, Delvaux, Mercedes, Materne and Amnesty International, etc. always with the same philosophy: a unified expertise and frame of reference for all projects - the brand, its signs and its values. Air has internationally recognised strengths in identifying emerging consumer and social trends as well as creating new ones.

Air is committed to operating in an environmentally sustainable way. It is providing substantial support to the IPF - demonstrating its commitment to addressing climate change.


Other Partners of antarctica.org &
the International Polar Foundation

  Hewlett Packard
Hewlett Packard

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses.



Glaverbel is the European branch of AGC Flat Glass (Asahi Glass), the world's largest glassmaking group.

It operates in the fields of raw glass (float glass, coated glass, patterned glass, laminated glass and mirrors in large sizes) and processed glass (glass and mirrors for the building industry, for furnishing and interior decoration, for transport and certain other sectors of industry).

  AuxiPress - Your Information Agent

AuxiPress s.a., since 1919 specialized in monitoring and analysing the printed and audiovisual press, is leader on the Belgian market.

AuxiPress will browse all media (Written press, Internet websites, Television and radio broadcasts, ...) for information matching the keywords and topics given by its clients. These tailor-made press reviews are transmitted regularly to the clients.

AuxiPress can also produce quantitative and qualitative analysis measuring the media impact of a company, product or communication campaign. Those analyses can then be used as tools to improve or direct communication strategies.

  European Space Agency (ESA)
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The European Space Agency is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe.

ESA has 17 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.

  Leica Geosystems

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With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information.

Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information even in 3D. Those who use Leica products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support.