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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...


Jun 10, 2016, 17:39 ET EY enters into collaboration with 100 Resilient Cities, The Rockefeller Foundation's global commitment to tackling urban challenges

 EY has entered a strategic five-year commitment to support The Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) initiative. Pioneered by...


May 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Rockefeller Foundation & Arup Debut a Pioneering Tool that Allows Cities to Better Understand Their Capacity to Address Social, Physical, or Economic Challenges

 Today, The Rockefeller Foundation and Arup introduced the City Resilience Index (CRI), the first-ever comprehensive tool to help cities assess...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Mar 20, 2014, 11:07 ET Winners of 2013 Wangari Maathai Environmental Award Announced

 The Municipal Arts Society and The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the winners of the 2013 Wangari Maathai Award for Civic...


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...