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Mar 21, 2017, 09:00 ET World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today launched a...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Economic Council Focused on Planetary Health

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the formation of The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health at the Oxford Martin...


Feb 13, 2017, 09:47 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Awards Grants to Organizations Supporting and Defending Refugees and Immigrants

The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it will be making grants of $500,000 each to the ACLU Foundation, the International Rescue...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Grants $4.6M to Bay Area Leaders to Tackle Climate Change through Innovative Design Competition

Today, The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $4.6M grant to a coalition of Bay Area leaders to create the Bay Area: Resilient by Design Challenge...


Jan 07, 2017, 07:33 ET La Fundación Rockefeller nombra presidente al doctor Rajiv Shah, exadministrador de USAID

Es un líder ampliamente respetado y comprometido con la justicia y que tiene el mérito de haber reunido apoyo bipartidario y de construir...


Jan 05, 2017, 20:30 ET La Fundación Rockefeller nombra al Dr. Rajiv Shah, exadministrador de USAID, como su próximo Presidente

La Fundación Rockefeller anunció hoy la elección del Dr. Rajiv Shah, quien fuera Administrador de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el...


Jan 05, 2017, 17:28 ET A The Rockefeller Foundation nomeia Dr. Rajiv Shah, ex-administrador da USAID, como próximo presidente

Líder amplamente respeitado comprometido com a justiça social e credenciado com a busca de apoio bipartidário e o desenvolvimento de parcerias...


Jan 05, 2017, 10:07 ET Rockefeller-Stiftung ernennt ehemaligen Leiter von USAID, Dr. Rajiv Shah, zu ihrem nächsten Präsidenten

Weltweit anerkannte Führungspersönlichkeit engagiert sich für soziale Gerechtigkeit, gewinnt überparteiliche Unterstützung und errichtet...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Names Dr. Rajiv Shah, Former USAID Administrator, As Next President

Widely respected leader committed to social justice and credited with garnering bipartisan support and building public-private partnerships for...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:00 ET La Fondation Rockefeller nomme le Dr Rajiv Shah, l'ancien administrateur de l'USAID, au poste de prochain président

Le dirigeant largement respecté, engagé dans la justice sociale et reconnu pour avoir recueilli un soutien bipartite et construit des...


Dec 15, 2016, 16:52 ET The Rockefeller Foundation, USDA, and EPA to Lead Creation of National Resource Center for Action Against Food Waste

Today, The Rockefeller Foundation announced its collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection...


Sep 30, 2016, 11:59 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Honors Dr. Joan Clos & Mr. PK Das with 2016 Jane Jacobs Medal

 The Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Judith Rodin announced the first-ever global recipients of the 2016 Jane Jacobs Medal—Dr. Joan...


Jun 16, 2016, 07:00 ET Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, Pioneering Leader in Resilience Building and Impact Investing, Announces Departure

 After nearly 12 years at the helm, Judith Rodin, the first female president of The Rockefeller Foundation, announced her decision to depart...


Apr 28, 2016, 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...


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 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 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...


Dec 02, 2013, 21:38 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Inaugural Members Of 100 Resilient Cities Network

 The Rockefeller Foundation today announces the first 33 cities selected to join the 100 Resilient Cities network. The cities were selected...