Ole Kirk Christiansen founded the LEGO® Company in 1932 and defined the set of values which have characterised the company since. ”Only the best is good enough, for children deserve the best”.
The LEGO Foundation wishes to inspire and develop children and young people into dedicated members of society through fun, learning and high quality creative play activities. The LEGO Foundation believes that in this way the future of poor and endangered children around the world can be changed for the better.
To inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.
The LEGO Foundation is active in the fields of education and early childhood development, in particular by:
• Donating LEGO products all over the world
• Contributing with activities that offer children and adults good experiences and insight into the many creative learning opportunities inherent in the LEGO products
• Enhancing children’s education via research programs, new, systematic learning materials and supplementary education of teachers in developing countries