Regional Private Sector
Sagicor has a reputation as a good corporate citizen, it is committed to initiatives and developments, which will enhance the long-term quality of life in the communities in which we operate. Sagicor will increase support to developments in the areas of education, health, sports and youth development. Sagicor is also committed to the maintenance of a healthy living environment and will conduct our business in a manner that is environmentally friendly.
CIBC FirstCaribbean intends to play a key role in the growth and development of the region, its countries and its people. As part of its corporate social agenda, CIBC FirstCaribbean contributes to hundreds of organizations at national, regional and local levels. The bank is committed to partnering with communities in the 17 countries in which it operates. Through the FirstCaribbean International Comtrust Foundation, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank dedicates 1% of its profits to community partnership causes each year.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. It engages in technical cooperation with its member countries to fight communicable and noncommunicable diseases and their causes, to strengthen health systems, and to respond to emergencies and disasters.
Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is the single regional public health agency for the Caribbean. It’s miision is to provide strategic direction, in analyzing, defining and responding to public health priorities of CARICOM, in order to prevent disease, promote health and to respond to public health threats and emergencies.
The University of the West Indies mission is to advance education and create knowledge through excellence in teaching, research, innovation, public service, intellectual leadership and outreach in order to support the inclusive (social, economic, political, cultural, environmental) development of the Caribbean region and beyond.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus is one of the four campuses that make up the pillars of The UWI. The institutionally accredited UWI serves the people of the region by offering higher, distance and continuing educational products, research and innovation and outreach services from all of its locations across the Caribbean region.
UK Health Forum is a charitable alliance of professional and public interest organisations working to reduce the risk of avoidable non-communicable diseases by developing evidence-based public health policy and supporting its implementation through advocacy, modelling and information provision.
The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 52 independent and equal sovereign states. The Commonwealth Secretariat support member governments, and partner with the broader Commonwealth family and others, to improve the well-being of all Commonwealth citizens and to advance their shared interests globally.
NCD Child is a global multi-stakeholder coalition championing the rights and needs of children, adolescents, and young people living with or are at risk of developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The coalition began as the child-focused working group of the NCD Alliance for the September 2011 first UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs.
The World Obesity Federation represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations. Through their membership they create a global community of organisations dedicated to solving the problems of obesity.