Financial Partners

Without the support of these Financials Partners, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica adventure could not exist. We take this opportunity to thank them all for believing in the project and for supporting us all the way through.

  • Socialist Mutuality Insurance

    Socialist Mutuality Insurance

    The Socialist Mutuality insurance is proud to be partner of the Belgian polar station Princess Elisabeth. The first objective of the Socialist Mutuality insurance is to watch over the well-being of its three million affiliated members. Unmistakably, this one is threatened today by the risks of climate changes. By supporting this project, the Socialist Mutuality insurance confirms its place of engine and key figure in our society. It also reaffirms its conviction in the efficiency of united and national projects.

  • ArcelorMittal


    ArcelorMittal is the world's number one steel company active in more than 60 countries. It has led the consolidation of the world steel industry with an industrial presence in 27 countries. ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. The Group leads in R&D and technology, holds sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and operates extensive distribution networks.



    SPADEL is an international Group focused on the bottling and commercialisation of natural mineral waters and also a range of refreshing drinks. The main brands are SPA, BRU, BRECON CARREG and WATTWILLER. SPADEL is the mineral water leader in the Benelux countries. For SPADEL, social responsibility and respect for the environment are an integral part of its mission.

  • Dow Corning

    Dow Corning

    A global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning's 7000 produsts provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

  • Consolar


    Consolar Belgium (Socometal SA) is the exclusive importer for CONSOLAR, the German brand which is the European leader in solar thermal systems for hot water production and for the support of central heating systems. Consolar Belgium has been selected by the engineers of the International Polar Foundation for the quality of its products and for its know-how in implementing innovative solutions.

  • Belgian Federal Government

    Belgian Federal Government

    The Belgian Federal Government complemented the financing of the private partners for the construction of the Princess Elisabeth station. In March 2010, the station was donated to the Belgian state by IPF provided the yearly allocation of a relevant budget for sustainable operations and management by the Polar Secretariat.