MF Racing Team — 7 Janeiro 2020
United for a better future
In a time in which we face a climate crisis and other environmental problems, we are certain that the world will not stand alone. In 2020, we will all stand together,...
MF Racing Team — 13 Dezembro 2019
Sailing onboard Racing for the Planet
Sundowner sail onboard Mirpuri Foundation VO65 Racing for the Planet. Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team will be racing in the next edition of The Ocean Race, with an underlying sustainability message that will also...
MF Racing Team — 17 Novembro 2019
For the Children of Tomorrow
The unveiling of the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team new campaign. ...
MF Racing Team — 15 Novembro 2019
The launch of Racing for the Planet
The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has ‘baptised’ its VO65 Ocean Race Boat ‘Racing for the Planet’, in a dance-filled ceremony at the Marina de Cascais, in Portugal. The spectacular launch was...
News — 7 Janeiro 2020
Single-use plastic free flights are now reality
As the airline’s Principal Sustainability Partner, the Mirpuri Foundation is joyous to announce that, from January 1, 2020, all Hi Fly’s own flights are taking to the air without any...
News — 19 Dezembro 2019
Meeting with Pope Francis
The Mirpuri Foundation President and Founder Paulo Mirpuri and his wife Luíza Mirpuri met with Pope Francis at the Palazzo San Calisto, Rome, where the three discussed the Foundation philanthropic...
News — 17 Dezembro 2019
Mirpuri Foundation joins ICRI
The Mirpuri Foundation is delighted to announce that it is now a member of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) after its application was accepted at the organisation’s general meeting...
News — 15 Dezembro 2019
Helping the homeless this Christmas
The Mirpuri Foundation has helped to spread a little Christmas cheer by lending much-needed support to Comunidade Vida e Paz, a homeless NGO based in Lisbon. Comunidade Vida e Paz supports...
Expeditions — 24 Agosto 2019
South Pole talk at famous Gstaad Yacht Club
Mirpuri Foundation President and Founder Paulo Mirpuri gave a presentation to the famous Gstaad Yacht Club in Switzerland, speaking on his recent journey to the South Pole. Paulo Mirpuri, who has...
Expeditions — 8 Agosto 2019
New species discovered on Expedition
The Mirpuri Foundation is organizing a scientific expedition that embarked on a study of the biodiversity in the seas around Cape Verde and that has already identified new genus and species. The aim...
Expeditions — 4 Julho 2019
The Explorers Club Summit
Mirpuri Foundation President, Paulo Mirpuri, attended the Global Exploration Summit in Lisbon. Established in 1904, the Club, based in New York, brings together some of the world’s best minds, with...
Expeditions — 5 Março 2019
Antarctica Expedition: South Pole
Paulo Mirpuri and Luís Mirpuri reached the geographic South Pole on January 10th 2019 at 16:35 UTC. An expedition on behalf of the Mirpuri Foundation to increase public awareness on...
Events — 25 Outubro 2019
Human Biomonitoring Workshop
The Mirpuri Foundation was part of a workshop on Human Biomonitoring (HBM) at the Auditorium of the Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, in Portugal today, joining a host of medics, scientists, and experts...
Events — 11 Outubro 2019
CIESM 42nd International Congress in Cascais
The Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri addressed the Mediterranean Science Commission (CIESM) on the final day of its 42nd International Congress in Cascais, Portugal, with the presence of HSH Prince...
Events — 28 Setembro 2019
The Mirpuri Foundation Concert for Peace 2019
The Mirpuri Foundation’s Concert for Peace 2019 has been commemorated by the planting of an olive, known as the tree of peace, by the Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri, Carlos...
Events — 20 Setembro 2019
Environmental message at A330neo delivery
As Hi Fly celebrated the official delivery of the new Airbus A330neo, the Mirpuri Foundation was on hand to remind guests, dignitaries and journalists of the hard work that it, as...
VOR 2017-18 — 26 Abril 2019
Winners of BT Sport Industry Awards
The Ocean Race has won two BT Sport Industry Awards, earning recognition amongst some of the world’s biggest sporting brands and organisations by scooping the Cutting Edge Sport Award and...
VOR 2017-18 — 10 Dezembro 2018
Global leader in sport and sustainability
The sustainability programme of Volvo Ocean Race with Principal Partner Mirpuri Foundation, created to find solutions to the impacts plastic is having on our seas, came out on top in...
VOR 2017-18 — 22 Novembro 2018
Race data revealed at expert conference
Unique information on the global concentration of microplastics pollution in our oceans has been presented at an international science conference in Lanzarote. The information was collected from seawater samples taken during...
VOR 2017-18 — 28 Outubro 2018
Tribute to Portuguese Sailors
Portuguese sailors António Fontes, Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Melo have been honoured by Portuguese President Rebelo de Sousa after they took part in the world’s longest and toughest sailing event,...