Wilstar AS has entered into a partnersip with Impact StartUp on the Norwegian accelerator program for 2020

Wilstar AS has entered into a partnership with Impact StartUp on the Norwegian accelerator program for 2020. This strengthens the Nordic region’s leading ecosystem for social entrepreneurs with cutting-edge expertise and resources within social impact. “Impact StartUp is a unique opportunity to work with innovative partners on how we can solve social challenges in the Nordic region. In the next …

Wilstar has extended their partnership with Blue Ventures in 2019 by three more years

Building on the foundation of a marine conservation partnership launched in Timor-Leste with support from Wilstar in 2015, Blue Ventures is now planning to scale up the project’s work pioneering new approaches to locally-led marine conservation. Over the next three years, Blue Ventures will embark on an ambitious programme to replicate locally led marine stewardship efforts across seven sites in …

LISE WILHELMSEN ART AWARD PROGRAMME

The Arne Wilhelmsen Family and Wilstar is proud to announce Henie Onstad Kunstsenter´s new bi-annual art programme and prize in Lise Wilhelmsen’s name. The Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway, announces a new bi-annual art programme and prize in Lise Wilhelmsen’s name. With a prize amount of $ 100,000, it will be the largest of its kind in Norway and among …

A Plastic Planet: Resource Library

Wilstar has been a partner of A Plastic Free Planet (APFP) since 2017, supporting their mission to turn off the plastic tap. APFP is not focused on recycling, but rather on the absolute reduction and use of single use plastics e.g. food and drink packaging and to drive the change towards sustainable and responsible alternatives. Their belief is that the …

Exhibition: What is Home?

Last year, Wilstar was proud to partner with National Geographic Photo Camp, the Norwegian Red Cross and the Nobel Peace Centre in creating a series of three Photo Camp workshops in Bergen, Trondheim and Oslo. During the workshop, several National Geographic photographers including Wilstar’s own Marcus Bleasdale taught the art of photography and storytelling to both refugee and Norwegian youth. …

The Norwegian Crown Prince Couple´s Fund

Wilstar new partner for the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Foundation

Wilstar will collaborate with the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Fund on measures that can help more young people complete upper secondary school. Wilstar AS is a non-profit company owned by Arne Wilhelmsen’s family. Wilstar’s focus areas are education, the environment, women’s rights, human dignity and arts. Wilstar’s wish is to help the Crown Prince Couple Fund establish new measures in …