Rockefeller Foundation
01/21/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
Last year, the lives of 102 million people were devastated by droughts, storms, earthquakes or floods. Most had no risk insurance to help them cope.

How risk insurance spells resilience for disaster-prone people
Rockefeller Foundation
01/20/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
Global resilience practitioners are working to build a more secure future for all. Zilient will bring them together. Get first access! | A Digital Resilience Network
Rockefeller Foundation
01/20/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
"What we try and do with cities is have them acknowledge that they may not know what the problem is. They may know what one aspect of the problem is, but not really the root cause."

How a design competition changed the US approach to disaster response
Rockefeller Foundation
01/19/2017 at 22:49. Facebook
We partnered with Hub Culture Davos Pavilion to let this year's World Economic Forum attendees taste how delicious saving food can be. It's time to turn food waste facts into action.

Hub Culture Davos 2017 - Zia Kahn, VP of Initiatives and Strategy for The Rockefeller Foundation

Executive Editor Edie Lush, talks with Zia Kahn, VP of Initiatives and Strategy for The Rockefeller Foundation, about the issues of both food loss and food w...

Rockefeller Foundation
01/18/2017 at 20:09. Facebook
Hot off the press: A first of its kind toolkit providing funders guidance on how to assess and manage risk in order to maximize their philanthropic investment.

Help shape the conversation about risk in philanthropy. Read, download, and share “Risk Management for Philanthropy: A Toolkit”

Risk Management Toolkit - Open Road Alliance
Rockefeller Foundation
01/17/2017 at 20:06. Facebook
Presently, 36 million independent workers in the United States work outside the traditional employer-employee model. By 2020 this number is projected to swell to between 50 and 75 million.

Register for this free Stanford Social Innovation Review webinar to explore the opportunities and challenges independent workers and employers face in this new world of work, and discover potential...
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The Gig Economy (Complimentary) (SSIR)
Rockefeller Foundation
01/16/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
"Our tax-advantaged dollars create opportunities for us to take risk, but the evidence shows there isn’t that much risk-taking in our sector."

A Tool Kit for the Donor Eager to Grasp All the Risks of Donation
A Trillion-Dollar Question: Why Don’t More Women Run Mutual Funds? [ Link ] #InclusiveEconomies #100x25

A Trillion-Dollar Question: Why Don’t More Women Run Mutual Funds?
Discover how these innovative startups are creating lasting solutions to urban America's most pressing social problems.

These startups got $100K to tackle some of America's biggest issues
Learn about the Future Cities Accelerator that has helped get socially or environmentally conscious projects off the ground in more than 50 countries.

10 Ideas, $1 Million Aim to Help Millions in Poverty
ICYMI: Our #100x25 campaign aims to achieve 100 women CEOs leading Fortune 500 companies by 2025. We teamed up with Upworthy to share our work to advance gender equality in corporate America.
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Upworthy shares how our #100x25 campaign is working toward gender equity in the C-Suite.

This foundation is working to fight stereotypes and get more women into leadership roles.
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Introducing A Digital Resilience Network
The #NotWasting video contest deadline is in 1 week! Share your innovative food waste solutions by entering the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment North America video contest by Jan. 15:
Discover how our program team recently leveraged Resilience Academies to unlock Africa's resilience dividend

Applying Resilience Thinking With Our Partners in Africa - The Rockefeller Foundation
"The Board of Trustees couldn’t be more excited about the dynamism and experience that Raj Shah will bring to this great philanthropic institution."

Rajiv Shah, former USAID administrator, named as next Rockefeller Foundation president
We're thrilled to share the news that our Trustees have appointed Dr. Rajiv J. Shah as the next president of The Rockefeller Foundation.

Rockefeller Foundation Picks Rajiv J. Shah, a Trustee, as President
"Engaging affected citizens is of utmost importance to solving climate change."

Urban planners need to get out of their office