Colgate people, working around the world, share a commitment to three core corporate values: Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. These values are reflected not only in the quality of the products and the reputation of the Company, but also in the dedication to serving the communities where Colgate does business. As a leading consumer products company, they are also deeply committed to advancing technology that can address changing consumer needs throughout the world. In fact, their goal is to use their technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for their consumers where they live.

Diageo North America

Diageo has forged a remarkable record of achievement in making diversity and inclusion part of its business and its culture. As an example, it has created the Diageo Multicultural Marketing Advisory Group to advise on issues that drive diversity, inclusion and marketing across all cultures.

New York Women's Foundation

The New York Women’s Foundation creates an equitable and just future for women and families by uniting a cross-cultural alliance that ignites action and invests in bold, community-led solutions across the city. 


Black Equity Alliance

Black Equity Alliance (The Alliance) is a not-for-profit organization that actively supports and strengthens Black communities and under-served neighborhoods in New York City. The Alliance strives to achieve economic and civic equity for Black New Yorkers of all ethnicities by promoting economic development in Black communities. and by supporting non-profit leaders of African decent.


United Way of NYC

United Way of New York City connects people, resources and ideas to create a thriving community characterized by income stability, educational success, and healthy people. The United Way of New York City sponsor's Black Agency Executive's Leadership Learning Series.


NYC Collaborative for Fairness & Equity in Philanthropy

This group consists of representatives from organizations led by and serving African American, Latino, Asian and Native American communities and foundation representatives, working to engage the NYC-area philanthropic community in a conversation about foundation diversity, accountability and transparency. This work is taking place in the context of a national conversation that was sparked, in part, by the Greenlining Institute's efforts in California and a more recent report entitled Criteria for Philanthropy at its Best by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. 


Over the years, BAE has received support from many sponsors:

  • American Express

  • Berenson LLP

  • Brooklyn Union Gas

  • Cablevision of New York City

  • Carib News

  • Carver Federal Savings Bank

  • Citibank

  • Colgate Palmolive

  • Con Edison

  • CP Unlimited/Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Eagle Academy

  • FPWA

  • Graham Windham

  • HIP Health Plan of New York

  • HSBC

  • IBM

  • Harlem Children's Zone

  • Iris House

  • JPMorgan Chase

  • KeySpan

  • Macy's

  • Martin DePorres Youth & Family Services

  • Merrill Lynch

  • New York Community Trust

  • NY Mets

  • Phillip Morris Companies 

  • Project Renewal

  • Samaritan Village

  • SCO Family of Services

  • Schieffelin & Somerset

  • StateFarm

  • Time Warner

  • Turner Construction

  • Urban Resource Institute

  • Verizon

  • Charles A. Walburg Multi-Service Organization, Inc.

  • WABC

  • WCBS

  • WNBC