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Latest Matter of Impact Issues

MARCH 2022

Mar 31 2022
Matter of Impact
Accelerating Transformation for a Gender-Equal Future
While women and girls have disproportionately paid the costs of the crises engulfing our economies and societies – like the pandemic, climate change, and financial downturns – they have also …

DECEMBER 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021

JUNE 2021

Jun 09 2021
Matter of Impact
Can Technology Be Optimized for Equity and Opportunity?
Companies use detailed behavioral information every day to direct products and services to individuals. What if this approach were applied to maximize social good instead of private revenue? This quarter’s Matter …

MARCH 2021

Mar 25 2021
Matter of Impact
Making Opportunity Universal
The binding theme of our Q1/2021 Matter of Impact goes to the heart of what The Rockefeller Foundation has always been about: Making individual opportunity universal. In everything the Foundation does, …

DECEMBER 2020

NOVEMBER 2020

Nov 23 2020
Matter of Impact
Powering a Green and Equitable Recovery
We know there is no going back to some pre-Covid-19 version of normal. This is a time to reimagine the future to assure it aligns better with our values.  The …

SEPTEMBER 2020

Sep 09 2020
Matter of Impact
The Way Forward: Gender Equity by Design
In the quiet of their homes, women are shouldering a staggering increase in unpaid labor and caretaking springing from the Covid-19 crisis, while facing a spike in domestic violence. They …

AUGUST 2020

Aug 31 2020
Matter of Impact
Matter of Impact
In Matter of Impact, we intend to cast a close eye on a single topic or issue with short features, video, and case studies.

JUNE 2020

Jun 18 2020
Matter of Impact
America's Overdue Reckoning with Racial Disparity
It is the sheer magnitude of the reality that stops us short. Woven into the United States’ history, into its very DNA as a nation, are innumerable strands of injustice …