Promoting the well-being of humanity around the world.
Building Greater Resilience and More Inclusive Economies
Disease Surveillance Networks
100 Resilient Cities
What will it take to make our cities more resilient?
We can’t continue to delude ourselves that things will get back to ‘normal’ someday. They won’t…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
It has long been recognized that the private sector can and must play a significant role in helping to make our…, Associate Vice President and Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
We need to take into account one major concern, and that is vulnerability. All of our cities have what I call an…, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
One critical step cities can take to facilitate their resilience building is to hire a Chief Resilience Officer…, President, 100 Resilient Cities
The significant climate-related risks faced by regions around the U.S. demand that we escape the cycle of building…, Special Envoy, International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands
Although “urban” is often described in a manner suggesting a fixed state, we need to rethink urban…, Senior Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Featured Topic Secure Livelihoods
Expanding opportunity and creating more inclusive markets in a changing global economy.
U.S. Youth Employment
Bus Rapid Transit
Smart Power for Rural Development
Can impact sourcing achieve both business and social impact?
Companies can achieve both business and social impact through impact sourcing, which focuses hiring opportunities…, Managing Director, Africa, The Rockefeller Foundation
There are challenges to scaling Impact Sourcing. On the supply side, there is a need to cost effectively build…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Impact sourcing is an established phenomenon that offers access to previously untapped talent pool, lower attrition…, Practice Director, Everest Group
Foundation Climate Change
Featured Topic Climate Change
Catalyzing attention, funding, and action to promote resilience to climate change.
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
Global Resilience Partnership
Oceans and Fisheries
How can we withstand the growing threat of climate change?
Tackling climate change challenges may require radical new approaches, new ways of thinking and, perhaps even…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
The collective cost of climate change disasters is estimated at $200 billion every year. That’s equal to…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
We cannot prevent all of the shocks and stresses associated with climate change, but we can come together as cities,…, Associate Vice President and Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
The poor who live in fragile areas are at the mercy of environmental vagaries, especially flooding. Overcrowding…, Executive Director, Akiba Mashinani Trust
There is momentum for shifting development toward a mindset of building resilience, and innovating to anticipate…, Senior Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Featured Topic Agriculture and Food Security
Focusing on agriculture as a means of economic development and food security.
Food Waste and Spoilage
Global Resilience Partnership
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
How will the world feed 9 billion people by 2050?
The encouraging success of India’s agricultural development sector offers particularly valuable lessons to…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
It is critically important to develop more partnerships among stakeholders in the food production pipeline to invest…, Sr. Program Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation
We need new approaches to design novel and useful solutions. We need to engage stakeholders from different sectors,…, Sr. Program Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation
Significant reductions in food loss can be made by improving farmers’ use of good agricultural practices, such…, Chief Operating Officer/ Co-Founder, The Global Knowledge Initiative
Evidence shows that various interventions have contributed to reduction of food loss. For example, the Rwandese…, Project Coordinator, The Rockefeller Foundation