FedEx Flying Eye Hospital and partners

Corporate Partners

We are incredibly grateful to our corporate partners for their amazing support. Their contributions range from major multi-year cash grants to critically needed gifts in kind. Everyone listed on this page shares our long-term commitment to ending avoidable blindness throughout the world.

UK Partners

ACS International Schools

Every year, five students from ACS International Schools (in the UK and Qatar), are given the opportunity to participate in the Orbis Student Journalism Internship, a one week visit to one of the Orbis country programmes to observe Orbis’s work on the ground.

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Aerospares 2000

Aerospares 2000, a globally respected supplier of aircraft spare-parts, has committed to a partnership with Orbis UK from 2017-2020. Making a donation to Orbis for every sale they complete, Aerospares 2000 is proud to be supporting Orbis UK programmes and the Flying Eye Hospital.

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Aircraft Interiors Expo / Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading event’s organiser, selected Orbis as their charity partner for the Aircraft Interiors Expo in 2018 and have continued to support by selecting Orbis for the 2019 exhibition.

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AOA

The Airport Operators Association (AOA), is a trade association representing the interests of UK Airports, and engaging with the UK Government and regulatory authorities on airport matters.

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Aviation Club UK

The Aviation Club UK, founded in 1990, is a networking forum for its members and a vehicle for promoting and developing all aspects of civil aviation. The Club kindly chose Orbis as their charity partner in January 2017 and have committed their support until December 2021.

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Aviation Logistics Network

Aviation Logistics Network (ALN) is one of the world’s largest independent networks specialising in the transportation and logistic requirements of the Aerospace Industry.

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Aviation News Ltd

Aviation News Ltd chose Orbis as their charity partner for the European Aviation 100 Awards Dinner 2019. Orbis were delighted to attend the event and were also delighted to be the beneficiary of a raffle held on the night. So far, the partnership has raised over £1,800 since kicking off!

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BDOC

The BDOC is the German association of surgical ophthalmologists, with over 1.300 members.

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Claire Goldsmith Eyewear

Claire Goldsmith, one of the most influential designers and creators of modern-day eyewear, has been supporting Orbis since 2017 through gift in kind donations.

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Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT)

DMGT, a multinational portfolio of companies that provide businesses and consumers with information, analysis, insight, events, news and entertainment, have selected Orbis to be one of their charity partners from 2018 – 2020.

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ESCRS

Founded in 1991, ESCRS seeks to promote and support research in the field of intraocular lens implantation and refractive surgery. During the partnership ESCRS has successfully raised awareness of Orbis amongst its membership of over 7,500 people from 130 countries.

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Euretina

EURETINA, Europe’s largest society of retina specialists, has been supporting Orbis since 2012 through their 5km Retina Race during their annual conference.

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Farnborough International Airshow

Farnborough International has confirmed Orbis UK as the official charity partner for their July 2020 Airshow. As part of this incredible partnership, Orbis will be bringing our unique Flying Eye Hospital to the event to provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the aircraft first hand.

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Industrial Optimizers

Industrial Optimizers has committed to supporting Orbis UK, kick-starting the partnership with a donation of £1000.

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IOLLA

Scottish based eyewear company iOLLA has been supporting Orbis under the umbrella of Live by Giving, one of the company’s four key values, since 2016.

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PHB Ethical Beauty / OneLove Foundation

PHB Ethical Beauty, a Birmingham based ethical beauty product company, has supported Orbis through The One Love Foundation since 2015.

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Richfields

Richfields, a London-based accountancy firm, has been supporting Orbis since 2007. Through the firm’s partners and long-standing Orbis ambassadors Vinoo Patel and Nilesh Haria, Richfields has been instrumental in raising awareness, building relationships and providing vital funding for our work.

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Southampton Airport

Southampton International Airport, the 18th busiest airport in the UK, chose to support Orbis after hearing about the charity at the Airport Operator Association’s (AOA) Annual Dinner.

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STG Aerospace

STG Aerospace, creator of aircraft cabin lighting solutions, selected Orbis to be their Charity Partner in December 2018 and kicked off the partnership with a corporate donation in lieu of sending Christmas cards. Employees also held a Christmas Jumper day in aid of Orbis and donated generously at their Christmas party.

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STORM Interface

Storm Interface, manufacturer of a range of Assistive Technology Products, have been supporting Orbis since 2019 after choosing them as their Charity Partners.

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TD Tom Davies

Bespoke eyewear brand TD Tom Davies first supported Orbis in 2005 by placing collection tins in their store. The designer’s personal support of Orbis has been unwavering since, and in 2015 Tom Davies chose Orbis as the beneficiary charity of his DADA eyewear design competition in order to support our Vision for Zambia appeal.

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Terrapinn / The Aviation Festival

Terrapinn, a global events company promoting innovation and technology that changes people's lives, chose Orbis as their charity partner for the Aviation Festival in 2017 and continued that support in 2018.

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Middle East partners

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has been the official airline of Orbis UK since 2015.

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Global Partners

AAAASFI

AAAASFI’s accreditation programmes standardise and improve the quality of medical and surgical care.

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Alcon Foundation

Over the last three decades, Alcon has donated state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment, pharmaceuticals and supplies for the Flying Eye Hospital and its partner hospitals around the world.

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Colllins Aerospace

As part of its continued commitment to helping others access advanced technology, Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corp. is making a $1 million three-year contribution to Orbis to establish their world’s first Mobile Simulation Center outfitted for an aircraft.

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FedEx

For more than 30 years, FedEx has played an indispensable role in helping Orbis achieve its vision of a world in which no one is needlessly blind.

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Fondation L’Occitane

With a long history of corporate social responsibility, Fondation L'OCCITANE is committed to fighting avoidable blindness around the world.

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Jebsen

Jebsen generously partners with Orbis to build up a training, screening and referring eye care network covering hospitals and clinics in the rural area of China.

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OMEGA

OMEGA announced its Global Corporate Partnership with Orbis in January 2011.

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Pfizer

The Pfizer-Orbis relationship dates back to 1979, three years before Orbis's first sight-saving flight, when Pfizer began supporting Orbis through cash grants and donations of medical supplies.

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Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered supports Orbis’s Seeing Is Believing global community fundraising project, which aims to serve China's blind population.

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For information on how to become a corporate partner, please contact:

Kathryn Sweet

Head of Corporate Partnerships

Phone number: 020 7608 7282