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10:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Conversation-for-Action Series, Insight Dialogues

 The Rockefeller Foundation today announced Insight Dialogues, a live event and digital content series focused on sparking global conversations...


Jan 22, 2016, 03:30 ET Swiss Re And Veolia To Partner Under The Auspices Of The Rockefeller Foundation To Speed Up Recovery In Wake Of Catastrophes And Build Cities' Resilience To Broader Critical Risks

 The Rockefeller Foundation, Veolia, and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd, have joined forces to unveil an innovative infrastructure recovery...


Oct 28, 2015, 12:22 ET Richard D. Parsons Elected Next Chair Of The Rockefeller Foundation Board

The Trustees of The Rockefeller Foundation announced today the unanimous election of business executive Richard D. Parsons as the next Chair of the...


Sep 18, 2015, 13:45 ET 267 Economists Worldwide Agree: Universal Health Coverage Makes Economic Sense

A global coalition of 267 economists representing 44 countries is calling on policymakers to prioritize universal health coverage as an essential...


Apr 02, 2015, 00:00 ET Cristiana V. Fragola tritt als Regionalleiterin für Europa und den Nahen Osten der von der Rockefeller-Stiftung ins Leben gerufenen „100 Resilient Cities" bei

Der Geschäftsführer der von der Rockefeller-Stiftung ins Leben gerufenen „100 Resilient Cities" (zu Deutsch: 100...


Apr 02, 2015, 00:00 ET Cristiana V. Fragola rejoint 100 Villes Résilientes - initié par la Fondation Rockefeller en tant que directrice régionale, Europe et Moyen-Orient

Michael Berkowitz, président de 100 Villes Résilientes (100 Resilient Cities) – initié par la Fondation Rockefeller, a...


Apr 02, 2015, 00:00 ET Cristiana V. Fragola se une a 100 Resilient Cities

- Cristiana V. Fragola se une a 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, como directora regional para Europa, y...


Mar 24, 2015, 08:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Appoints Rajiv Shah to Board of Trustees

The Rockefeller Foundation, now in its second century of advancing the well-being of humanity, today announced the appointment of Dr. Rajiv Shah to...


Jan 15, 2015, 09:38 ET 100 Resilient Cities And Microsoft Announce Partnership To Help Cities Build Cybersecurity Strategies And Combat Online Threats

100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) today announced a new partnership with Microsoft Corporation to help...


Nov 18, 2014, 11:58 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Hosts Resilience Summit To Help Eligible Jurisdictions Prepare For $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

The Rockefeller Foundation is hosting the "National Disaster Resilience Competition Summit" on November 18th in Washington, DC to help eligible...


Sep 22, 2014, 14:33 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation - Announces Four New Global Private Sector Partners To Join Its Worldwide Urban Resilience Building Efforts

Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Dr. Judith Rodin announced that 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller...


Sep 19, 2014, 11:28 ET USAID and The Rockefeller Foundation Announce Continued Momentum for the Global Resilience Partnership

Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $50 million commitment by the Swedish...


Sep 17, 2014, 14:33 ET The Rockefeller Foundation: HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition....


Sep 04, 2014, 13:09 ET Urban Institute and The Rockefeller Foundation Release Evaluation on Phase One of Rebuild by Design

Today, the Urban Institute and The Rockefeller Foundation released an evaluation of the first phase of Rebuild by Design. The evaluation explores...


Sep 04, 2014, 10:33 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Recognizes Small Businesses with Innovative Approaches to Youth Hiring

 The Rockefeller Foundation announced today the honorees of the Innovations in Youth Hiring: Small Business Program, which aims to recognize...


Aug 04, 2014, 14:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation and USAID Announce $100 Million Global Resilience Partnership in Africa and Asia

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced today a $100 million Global Resilience Partnership...


Jul 25, 2014, 01:05 ET Abierto el plazo de inscripción para el 100 Resilient Cities Challenge de 2014

- 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation, anuncia la apertura del 2014 100 Resilient Cities Challenge: las...


Jul 24, 2014, 08:05 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation anuncia la apertura de la edición 2014 del 100 Resilient Cities Challenge: están invitadas a postularse todas las ciudades del mundo

Hoy, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation anunció que se encuentra oficialmente abierto el proceso de...


Jul 24, 2014, 06:05 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, anuncia abertura do 100 Resilient Cities Challenge de 2014: cidades de todo o mundo convidadas a participar

Hoje o 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation anunciou que o processo de inscrição do seu 100 Resilient Cities...


Jul 24, 2014, 01:05 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation gibt Start des Wettbewerbs „100 Resilient Cities" für 2014 bekannt: Städte aus aller Welt sind eingeladen, sich zu bewerben

-- Ausgewählte Städte erhalten Ressourcen und Unterstützung, um Resilienz gegenüber den Erschütterungen und Belastungen...


Jul 24, 2014, 01:05 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation annonce le lancement de l'édition 2014 du Défi 100 villes résilientes et invite les villes du monde entier à se porter candidates

-- Les villes retenues bénéficieront de ressources et d'une aide à l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre d'une stratégie...


Jul 23, 2014, 07:05 ET 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation, Announces Opening Of The 2014 100 Resilient Cities Challenge: Cities Worldwide Invited To Apply

Today 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation announced that the 2014 application process of its 100 Resilient Cities...


Jul 07, 2014, 00:00 ET Ravi Venkatesan Joins The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees

The Rockefeller Foundation, now in its second century of advancing the well-being of humanity, today announced the appointment of Ravi Venkatesan...


Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET Transit Advocates, Community Groups, And Business Organizations Announce New Coalition Effort To Bring Full-Featured Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) To New York City

 New York City transit advocates, community groups, labor unions, and business organizations are coming together to advocate for bringing...


Apr 22, 2014, 12:00 ET Access To Public Transportation A Top Criterion For Millennials When Deciding Where To Live, New Survey Shows

 A large majority of Millennials want access to better transit options and the ability to be less reliant on a car, according to a new...