Promoting the well-being of humanity around the world.
Building Greater Resilience and More Inclusive Economies
As Claire Underwood, she plays the villain we hate to love on House of Cards. But off-screen, Robin Wright lends her voice for social change, advocating for gender equality and to put a stop to violence against women and children. Read More
What is the role of storytelling in creating impact?
The Rockefeller Foundation has a long history of supporting the arts and humanities, fueled by a belief that…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
What do you get when you put filmmakers, cause experts, digital specialists and journalists in a room…, Vice President, Global Communications, The Rockefeller Foundation
Artists embody what it means to be a ‘conversation changer,’ and help to provide an interesting…, Associate Vice President, Strategic Insights, The Rockefeller Foundation
Data generates knowledge. Stories generate connection. They’re defined by their progression, focusing…, Digital Media Manager, The Rockefeller Foundation
Few would deny that storytelling is a powerful tool for inspiring action and change and influencing thought…, Former Director of Digital
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…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
Companies can achieve both business and social impact through impact sourcing, which focuses hiring…, Managing Director, Africa, The Rockefeller Foundation
There are challenges to scaling Impact Sourcing. On the supply side, there is a need to cost effectively…, Former Associate Director
Impact sourcing is an established phenomenon that offers access to previously untapped talent pool, lower…, Practice Director, Everest Group
Foundation Climate Change
Featured Topic Climate Change
Catalyzing attention, funding, and action to promote resilience to climate change.
The City Resilience Index: Shaping a New Urban Agenda
Roads to Resilience: From Drought to Productivity in Ethiopia
First Humanitarian Summit Must Address Causes of Recurring Crises
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
Global Resilience Partnership
Oceans and Fisheries
What is the next frontier for climate change resilience?
We know that climate accelerates and complicates almost every other problem—from food insecurity and water…, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
We need to double food production—but we’re already using an average 70 percent of the world’s…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Feeding the population of the future will require a 70 percent increase in agricultural yield. At the same…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
There’s a huge and largely untapped opportunity to use new financing mechanisms to close a global…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
There’s mounting evidence that the planet’s capacity to sustain the growing human population is…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
There are 1.3 billion people without reliable power sources globally, most of them in Africa and Asia. Africa…, Managing Director, Africa, The Rockefeller Foundation
By 2030, global water demand is expected to exceed current supply by 40 percent. Water is the source of…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
We’re urging mayors in the 100 Resilient Cities network to make the most ambitious commitment to city…, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Featured Topic Agriculture and Food Security
Focusing on agriculture as a means of economic development and food security.
Pulling the Planet Back from the Brink, One Farm at a Time
Cassava Needs a Longer Shelf Life—And You Can Help
70 Percent of Africans Make a Living Through Agriculture, and Technology Could Transform Their World
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…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
It is critically important to develop more partnerships among stakeholders in the food production pipeline to…, Sr. Program Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation
We need new approaches to design novel and useful solutions. We need to engage stakeholders from different…, Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Significant reductions in food loss can be made by improving farmers’ use of good agricultural practices,…, Chief Operating Officer/ Co-Founder, The Global Knowledge Initiative
Evidence shows that various interventions have contributed to reduction of food loss. For example, the…, Project Coordinator, The Rockefeller Foundation