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Monaco’s Royal family

In 2006, HSH PrinceAlbert IIcreated the PrinceAlbert II of Monaco Foundation, which’supports sustainable and ethical projects around the world focussing on:climate change and developing renewable energies; combating the loss of biodiversity; and water?management and fighting desertification.

In 1986,?HSH princess?St?phanie co-founded a swimwear line called Pole Position. She also co-owned Replay cafe‘s and a store.

Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi, daughter of HRH Princess”Caroline is a published writer and magazine editor for the ecological and fashion-related magazine Ever Manifesto, which she co-founded. The magazines first free publication was released in 2009.

Moroccan Royal family

In 1999, HRH Princess Lalla Hasna launched the national campaign for the protection of the environment. She also founded the Mohammed VI Foundation to protect the environment.

HRH Prince Moulay Hicham is the founder and president of the Moulay Hicham Foundation, a non-profit private foundation for social science research. He is also the co-founder of the Institute for the Transregional?Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia at Princeton?University.

Dutch Royal family

HRH Prince Friso is a co-founder of the MRI Centre in Amsterdam and is also a founding’shareholder of Wizzair, the largest low-cost airline in Eastern Europe.

In 2009, HRH princess Irene established the NatuurCollege in the Netherlands. She
also the founded of NatureWise, an organisation that brings elementary school childrenin touch with nature.

The European Action Council for Peace in the Balkans -A non-governmental organisation that strived for peace,?democracy and stability in the Balkans, was co-founded by HRH Princess Mabel in 1994. Among it’s members were Margaret Thatcher, Simon Wiesenthal and Val?ry?Giscard d’Estaing. In 1995, she co-founded War Child Holland and is also one of the founding members of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

The Source is a company which HH Prince Maurits started in 2006. It focuses on innovative concepts for products, services and systems for business and the government.

Norwegian Royal family

In 2006, HRH Crown Prince Haakon co-founded Global Dignity,An independent, non-political organisation that promotes the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life.

HH Princess M?rtha Louise co-founded Astarte Education, an alternative therapy center.

Qatari Royal family

Upon graduation, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa established the Reach Out To Asia organisation in order to provide quality education, which was inspired by the recent natural disasters in Asia.

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