CLASS VI COMMUNITY

Become part of our world-record expedition to preserve our oceans and inspire the world

Join Class VI in sponsoring the United World Challenge

Campaign Progress

$111,820

33% of goal

$250,000

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Sponsorship is more than just a good story. It’s about pursuing a vision greater than the sum of the parts. It’s about making impact neither partner could achieve alone.

In short, it’s about crossing oceans together.

Join us for our world record-expedition

Levels of Impact

GOAL 1: $150,000 | EXPEDITION-READY

GOAL 2: $250,000 | GLOBAL VISIBILITY + FIRST OCEAN PLASTIC BARRIERS BUILT

GOAL 3: $500,000 | DOCUMENTARY SECURED + MASSIVE REDUCTION IN OCEAN PLASTIC

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS AVAILABLE
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Interested in marketing and branding opportunities? Click below to learn why leading brands like SunPower and GoPro are sponsoring the Challenge and how our campaign can help you achieve your own goals.

Examples of sponsorship benefits include:

Your logo and branding on the boat, website, and other high-viz locations seen in social media and the documentary

Rights to use the story in your marketing, and access to professional quality multimedia assets before, during and after expedition

Exclusive access to Tez for campaign updates, including two special virtual events hosted by Class VI before and after the expedition

Since making this video, the Challenge reach has grown to over 75 million people The timeline for the expedition has shifted from late 2022 to 2023 for departure.

MISSION

Our mission is to accelerate solutions for ocean innovation and inspire a more courageous world.

WHY COMPANIES BECOME SPONSORS OF THE UNITED WORLD CHALLENGE

When you become a sponsor of the United World Challenge, not only will you be part of history, you’ll also:

Our Current Sponsors

Premier Sponsor
Impact Partners
Lead Sponsors
Supporting Sponsors

Partners

Sungai Watch is the world's leading river barrier catchment solution. With over 180 river barriers installed and maintained daily, Sungai Watch has collected over 1.1 million kilograms of plastic to date. With United World Challenge, we're helping Sungai expand to new regions and bring their solution to help clean Asia's most polluting rivers.

OCN.AI is like a FitBit for the ocean, using technology on buoys and boats to gather cutting-edge ocean health data. Together, we're outfitting the Challenge vessel with a series of sensors to collect real-time ocean health data, stored on the blockchain for researchers worldwide to access.

Hakkoda is a modern data consultancy purpose-built to harness the power of data for good. With talented teams of data engineers, scientists, and AI experts, Hakkoda drives innovation for clients while tackling some of the world's biggest problems. From marine life conservation to the ocean plastics crisis, we believe that great change is powered by great data.

The United World Challenge Expedition 2 is a zero-waste expedition thanks to our partnership with CRDC. All plastic waste from the our expedition will be upcycled into CRDC's groundbreaking product, RESIN8, an environmental friendly substitute for sand used in concrete manufacturing.

Seakeepers and the United World Challenge are partnering on citizen science research projects to gather data across the Pacific Ocean on population dynamics of plankton and velella velella, important species for pelagic ecosystems. Together, we research, educate, protect and restore!

Far Away Projects is a 501(c)3 nonprofit fiscal sponsorship organization that supports global social impact projects and grassroots efforts around the world. Far Away provides the United World Challenge with nonprofit status and extensive backend support to grow our mission to help solve ocean plastic.

The United World Challenge is proud to be part of the 1% for the Planet community, which connects businesses and nonprofits to protect the environment. Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org

During Expedition 1, the United World Challenge partnered with Scripps Institution of Oceanography to gather world-first data for microplastic research. The United World Challenge will once again partner with Scripps to advance oceanic research during the next challenge with a series of world-first data collection methods.