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Foundation-written and -funded reports look at current state of affairs and shine a light on the future
Jul 10 2024
Zero Gap Fund: State of the Portfolio 2023
The Zero Gap Fund (ZGF), now in its fifth year, has committed $30 million across 12 investments, mobilizing $1.04 billion from partnering investors to address global challenges through innovative financial structures, focusing on climate change, regenerative agriculture, financial inclusion, and access to essential services.
Innovative Finance Global
Jun 12 2024
Financing for Regenerative Agriculture
Investors must shift strategies as agrifood systems' negative impacts grow; the Financing for Regenerative Agriculture report highlights their role in promoting sustainability.
Finance Food Global
Jun 11 2024
One World, One Health. A Strategic Vision for a Resilient Global Health System
In this T7 Policy Brief, The Rockefeller Foundation, Global Fund, and COP28 Presidency highlight the critical role that G7 countries have in promoting integrated financing of climate action in the global health architecture to ensure that health is considered an integral part of the climate adaptation agenda. The brief was release ahead of the G7 Summit in June 2024.
Climate Health Global
Mar 14 2024
Opportunity Crops in Africa:
Vision for Adapted Crops and Soils (VACS) Research in Action
Global food insecurity affects over 700 million people, with climate change exacerbating the issue. To address this, investing in diverse, underutilized crops, especially in Africa, can improve resilience and nutrition. These two reports offer actionable strategies, supporting initiatives like VACS, a partnership focusing on agricultural adaptation.
Food Global
Mar 07 2024
2023 Menino Survey of Mayors: Building for a Green Future
In 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) allocated $370 billion for environmental efforts, surveyed 118 mayors across the U.S. to understand local impacts, and conducted the Menino Survey of Mayors to assess policy priorities.
U.S. Economic Opportunity U.S. & the Americas
Mar 05 2024
Climate and Health Financing Needs
On behalf of the Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH), The Rockefeller Foundation, in partnership with the World Health Organization, conducted in-depth interviews with eight countries to better understand climate and health priorities, experiences, and current unmet needs to accessing financing for climate and health solutions. The findings were released at the ATACH Annual Meeting in March 2024.
Finance Health Global
Feb 15 2024
Scaling the JETP Model – Prospects and Pathways for Action
At COP28, leaders supported a significant move away from fossil fuels. The Rockefeller Foundation and the Environmental Defense Fund collaborated on Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETP). A report suggests four strategies for global leaders to overcome obstacles and expand JETP advantages, making the transition a symbol of inclusive progress and environmental resilience.
Power Global
Dec 19 2023
17 Rooms: Forging Next Steps Into the SDG Second Half 2023 Flagship Synthesis
In 2015, global leaders aimed for a fairer, greener world by 2030 with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite challenges like Covid-19 and climate crises, the 17 Rooms initiative promotes sustainable development. In the 2023 flagship event, 17 working groups, each focused on an SDG, devised actionable leadership strategies for 12-18 months.
Technology & Innovation Global
Nov 29 2023
Climate Change and Health: Exploring the Global South’s Leadership
Climate change disproportionately affects the Global South due to underinvestment hindering economic growth and health. Despite challenges, there's a rising interest in credible solutions. This report highlights opportunities for the Global South to lead and gain policy advancements by focusing on climate and health discussions in multilateral forums.
Health Global