Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors represent the very essence of stewardship by providing cash and in-kind contributions that enable PBI to do its work. They apply principles of environmental welfare to the production of their own products, processes, and services—and, by association, polar bears.

  • PBI endorses behavior by corporations that hold all employees, processes, and products to strong standards for environmental sustainability.
  • PBI showcases businesses that demonstrate an ecological conscience through the responsible development and management of a product from its inception to its ultimate end and discontinuation.
  • PBI promotes organizations that recognize and act on the premise that a significant part of success is principled stewardship of the global community.

If you are interested in becoming a major sponsor (over $10,000 in value), please email

Platinum Sponsors

Annual cash or in-kind contributions of $100,000 or more

Canada Goose
Canada Goose makes the warmest parkas on the planet. Every year, the company donates special PBI Expedition Parkas to our Research Advisory Council scientists and other team members. The clothing helps keep them warm even in the fierce cold of the High Arctic. Canada Goose also donates Chilliwack Parkas for use by our Leadership Camp students and instructors, as well as our volunteers and support staff. The purchase of either parka includes a $25 donation to PBI and a PBI membership.

Frontiers North Adventures

Frontiers North Adventures has been a Platinum sponsor of Polar Bears International since 2000. Each year Frontiers North generously supports our Climate Alliance training by donating nights on its remote Tundra Buggy Lodge to participants and educators. Frontiers North also supports PBI’s other Churchill-based initiatives, including PBI Field Ambassadors who join Frontiers North guests onboard the Tundra Buggy® to provide lectures while exploring the tundra.

Frontiers North developed and built Tundra Buggy® One, which we use throughout polar bear season in Churchill. Buggy One is outfitted with tools and equipment that enable us to broadcast our PBI Tundra Connections webcasts and videoconferences world-wide, allowing us to share our polar bear research with educators and students all over the world.

Frontiers North Adventures is a leader in responsible tourism, specializing in authentic tours that share the wildlife, history and culture of Canada’s North. Frontiers North President and CEO John Gunter is a member of our Stewardship Advisory Council; his special focus is on eco-tourism and human impact on polar bears.

Frontiers North is proud to sponsor Polar Bears International and support their efforts towards preserving the majestic polar bear. To learn more about our partnership visit

Natural Exposures Photography 
Award-winning photographer and PBI friend Daniel J. Cox of Natural Exposures Photography generously donates photographs for use in our communications materials, particularly this website. He also created a series of photographs of PBI Research Advisory Council members conducting field research on polar bears and donated them for use in PBI Arctic Ambassador CentersCox is also a PBI Media Advisory Council member.

Gold Sponsors

Annual cash or in-kind contributions of $50,000 or more

Calm Air
Based in Thompson, Manitoba, the Hub of the North, Calm Air connects Churchill and other northern communities with Winnipeg. The company helps support our educational programs in Churchill, including PBI Leadership Camp and PBI Tundra Connections® broadcasts, by offering discounted flights to participants, staff, volunteers, scientists, and educators.

Quark Expeditions
For almost 25 years, Quark Expeditions has been a proud ambassador of the polar regions, and a long-time, progressive supporter of various sustainability initiatives in the Arctic and Antarctic. Thanks to their passengers, Quark’s onboard auctions have raised over $1 million for charities dedicated to environmental and conservation efforts, including Polar Bears International. By bringing passengers to the fragile and pristine polar regions, and through the ongoing education efforts of our Expedition Leaders and staff, many Quark passengers become life-long ambassadors and advocates of Polar Bears International, and the polar regions.

Silver Sponsors

Annual cash or in-kind contributions of $25,000 or more

Bering Time 
Bering's limited edition Time to Care watches are dedicated to the protection of polar bears: the undisputed kings of the Arctic who are threatened by Arctic sea ice loss due to climate change. Bering has a special place in its heart for polar bears, campaigning for their conservation since 2011. For each stylish and sophisticated charity watch sold, Bering will donate $15 to PBI. 

The Body Shop Foundation is a charitable company, limited by guarantee, that operates closely with The Body Shop International. They give money to innovative, global projects working for social and environmental change. Since its inception in 1989, The Body Shop Foundation has funded thousands of projects across the world, donating just over £21 million.

Funding is provided through the sale of Dragon Fruit Lip Butter, sold globally in the stores of The Body Shop® and through various fundraising activities, allowing for three different grants programs—addressing issues about animal protection, human rights, and environmental protection around the world.

Kelleher Ford Sales Brandon
Established in 1990, Kelleher Ford Sales Brandon is built on both customer satisfaction and minimized environmental impact, incorporating the first-ever dealership Heat Recovery Ventilator system and GeoThermal heating. The ventilation system employs a counter-flow heat exchange between in- and outbound airflow, providing the building with fresh air and improving climate control, all while promoting efficient energy use. The GeoThermal water-containing pipes heat both the floors and water for consumption. Their environmental awareness extends to staff members choosing Environmental Responsibility as a workplace value and reducing, reusing, and recycling throughout the building.

Poseidon Expeditions 
As a member of the Association of Russian Polar Explorers, Poseidon Expeditions pledges to make its own contribution to the development and furthering of arctic science research. The company actively encourages and supports participation in its voyages by naturalists and scientists engaged in arctic research and endeavors to promote this by offering them a platform from which to perform their research and a forum with which to voice their unique understanding of this delicate and ever-changing land mass. Preservation of the arctic habitat and the polar ice cap are environmental imperatives and the responsibility of all. They accept this tenet and through their work help their passengers understand the importance of preserving our one unique Earth. 

Sheraton Four Points Winnipeg Airport Hotel
Every fall, the Four Points by Sheraton--located just steps away from the Winnipeg Airport--donates hotel accommodations to PBI Climate Alliance trainees attendees and educators who overnight there before traveling to Churchill. They also donate accommodations to our support staff and scientists. Without their help, many of our fall programs in Churchill would not be possible.

Bronze Sponsors

Annual cash or in-kind contributions of $10,000 or more

Animal Jam
Animal Jam is an online playground for kids that love animals and the outdoors. In partnership with National Geographic, players can explore science topics while safely communicating with their friends. As the largest online social network for kids, we are proud to give each of our players a chance to learn more about conservation and provide them with opportunities to have a real impact. Learn more by visiting Animal Jam and PLAY WILD!

Argos Technologies
Argos Technologies manufactures and distributes laboratory equipment and supplies. Their PolarSafe brand is a market leader in cryogenic storage products. Argos shares PBI's work with their clients through their catalog and publications. They also support our work financially by donating a portion of their sales. By educating their customers on the threats posed by climate change to polar bears, they bring attention to the impact each of us has on the environment.

Feather Industries 
Feather Industries Canada is proud to support PBI and its cause to conserve polar bears and their habitat. This includes not only a monetary contribution, but a commitment to a strong moral and ethical corporate policy. All the down and feathers that they process are a by-product of the poultry industry and all animals are treated in a fair and humane way. They also work hard to minimize their impact on the environment through all aspects of production and processing, including recycling up to 90% of the water utilized during the processing of down and feathers.

Graphics Services
Graphic Services of Lavonia, Georgia, generously donates both time and materials on print projects for PBI.

Polar Bear Products
Polar Bear Products is a weatherproofing brand that aims to be a leading provider of insulation products for the comfort and safety of your home. Its parent company, Jacobs & Thompson, has been an expert in the foam fabrication industry since 1955. As a proud bronze sponsor of Polar Bears International, PBP stands behind the environmental mission, vision and values of PBI by providing products that reduce your carbon footprint and help fight global warming.

Spirit Hoods 
A transformation takes place when you wear a SpiritHood. This experience is un-definable, and completely unique to you .... Join the Tribe, share your experience. SpiritHoods believes in inspiring positive change, which is why they support so many conservation organizations, including Polar Bears International. Now when you purchase the SpiritHoods Phoenix Bracelet, the company donates $7 to PBI—100% of gross sales! One of SpiritHoods' goals is to educate people about the importance of helping endangered animals and empower them to make a difference—which goes hand in hand with PBI's mission!