Promoting the well-being of humanity around the world.
Building Greater Resilience and More Inclusive Economies
100 Resilient Cities
What can cities learn from New Orleans?
New Orleans was the first city in this century to so dramatically and visibly confront its challenges head on—and…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
The thing people can learn from New Orleans is that partnerships work. Partnerships between the city and its citizens,…, Mayor, City of New Orleans
The most compelling lesson for me on watching the experience of New Orleans is the importance of institutional…, Associate Vice President and Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
New Orleans illustrates better than anywhere how resilient a people and a place can be—no matter how dire things…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
We know that the future is uncertain in our changing delta, so being prepared for major shocks and aligning our…, Chief Resilience Officer, City of New Orleans
In many ways, New Orleans is the birthplace of urban resilience. Swiss Re is excited to see this strategy implemented…, Vice President, Global Partnerships, Swiss Re
Cities are only as resilient as their residents. Microfinance Opportunities is proud to be part of New Orleans’…, Executive Director, Microfinance Opportunities Fellow, Ash Center, Harvard University
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?
Not only does impact sourcing benefit the worker—who might not have other means of employment—it helps connect…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
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