Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Freshfields is a multinational law firm headquartered in London and a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms. The firm has 27 offices in 17 jurisdictions across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. It advises national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments. In 2009, the firm won the CSR Programme of the Year award by Legal Business.
Clark Nuber PS
Clark Nuber is the sixth largest accounting firm in the Seattle, Washington metropolitan area and has been named Best of the Best CPA firms in the United States for 15 years running. It serves a broad range of clients with operations throughout the world, including not-for-profit and public sector organizations. Clark Nuber was named one of Washington State's Top Corporate Philanthropists in 2015.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich) is an engineering and technology university in Zurich, Switzerland, founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854. It is ranked among the top 10 universities in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. Twenty-one Nobel Prizes have been awarded to students or professors of the Institute in the past, including Albert Einstein in 1921, and most recently Richard Heck in 2010.
The Sherpa Education Fund
The Sherpa Education Fund (SEF) finances education for Sherpa students from the Everest region of Nepal. SEF students live in a dormitory setting on the campus of the Kathmandu Valley Higher Secondary School. They study a variety of subject areas, including language, literature, math, science, social studies, accounting, and economics. It is the hope of the Sherpa Education Fund and its sponsors that through education, these students will enhance their communities by sharing knowledge and generating resources in the future.
The Himalayan Trust, Nepal
The Himalayan Trust was established by Sir Edmund Hillary in the 1960's and has since continued to improve the wellbeing of the people of the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. It has been involved in education, health services, reforestation, building airports, trails, bridges, water supplies and preservation of local cultural monuments.
Tenzing Norgay Sherpa Foundation
Tenzing Norgay Sherpa Foundation (TNSF) was established by the heirs of the late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who, alongside Sir Edmund Hillary, was the first to reach the summit of Chomolungma (Mt. Everest) on May 29th, 1953. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa devoted much of his life to giving back to the Sherpa community in the Everest region of Nepal and in Darjeeling, which he called home after Everest. He was particularly devoted to the welfare of widows and children of Sherpas who died on mountaineering expeditions. The sole purpose of the Foundation is to help the local Sherpa and Himalayan communities which are struggling to make ends meet.