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ONE Campaign Announces Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli as New CEO

After an extensive global search, the Board of The ONE Campaign has named Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli as its President and CEO. Nwuneli brings more than 25 years of international development experience, including deep expertise in agriculture and nutrition, social innovation, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and youth development in Africa. Nwuneli, a Nigerian/American citizen, succeeds Gayle Smith as CEO and will start with the organization on April 2, 2024.� Nwuneli joins ONE, a non-partisan g...

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Global Citizen Returns to Australia With the First International Edition of Global Citizen Now, Featuring Crowded House; Hugh Jackman; Charlie Puth; Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York; Ajay Banga, President of the World Bank; Xanana Gusm�o, Prime Minister of Timor-Leste; And Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia

Summary Summit to take place 4-6 March 2024 to Drive Urgent Action to End Extreme Poverty and Address the Climate Crisis in the Asia-Pacific Region - - Global Citizen NOW: Melbourne concludes with Global Citizen Nights headlined by Crowded House at the Palais Theatre on 6 March Earn free tickets to Global Citizen Nights by taking action on the Global Citizen app and at globalcitizen.org/nights� Global Citizen Honours Thirty-Two Youth Leaders Taking Action to Defend the Planet, Defeat...

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Supporting women's local businesses and climate-friendly cookstoves in Kenya

About 15 per cent of the energy demand worldwide is met by classic biomass such as firewood, charcoal, and plant residues. Some 2.8 billion people cook their daily meals with such biomass. Kenya is no exception: more than 80 per cent of Kenya's population uses biomass for cooking and heating. The combustion of these materials during cooking releases greenhouse gases (GHG).� Using improved cookstoves (ICS) instead of open hearths could save emissions equivalent to 0.6–2.4 gigatonnes of C...

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A whale-safe ocean is good for people

Migration is something we should not take for granted. These instinct-driven journeys are crucial for the species that make them, and support ocean health. But the risks are growing, with consequences for people and nature, writes Chris Johnson, Global Lead, WWF Protecting Whales & Dolphins Initiative. - - I have one of the best jobs in the world, leading WWF's whale and dolphin conservation efforts. - - Every day, this involves wearing a different hat: working with the top scientists in...

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New Innovative Credit Facility for Artisanal Fishers Launched in Belize

� In an effort to promote sustainable fishing and stronger stewardship of Belize's rich marine environment, the Government of Belize and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced they are joining forces with the Development Finance Corporation of Belize and Wildlife Conservation Society to establish a pilot program to support licensed artisanal fishers through loans tailored to their needs. In response, Chris Holtz, WWF-US vice president for Earth for Life said: “Successful ocean conservatio...

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Greenpeace marks launch of South Asia office in Sri Lanka with Rainbow Warrior ship tour

Yesterday, Greenpeace officially launched its South Asia regional office in Colombo, Sri Lanka with the arrival of the iconic ship Rainbow Warrior, marking the beginning of the highly anticipated “People For Climate – Greenpeace Indian Ocean Ship Tour 2024” over the next 6 days. The opening ceremony, which was held onboard the Rainbow Warrior yesterday on 13 February, set the stage for an inspiring journey focused on collective action demanding accountability and resilience in the South As...

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lululemon Grants $ 4 Million to 100 Organizations Advancing Community Wellbeing

lululemon is proud to announce and welcome its largest annual Here to Be grant cohort to date of 100 organizations around the world that are dedicated to driving wellbeing outcomes in their communities. - - Powered by the lululemon Centre for Social Impact, the Here to Be grant program accelerates the work of community-led non-profit organizations that are advancing the wellbeing of people and our planet. Chosen from a highly competitive pool of over 2,400 applicants, these exceptional org...

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PVH and The PVH Foundation Welcome New Global Partners for 2024 Commitment to Professional Advancement in Fashion

We are proud to announce that we have extended a number of partnerships with community organizations that are making impressive strides to amplify access to careers in the fashion industry in underrepresented communities. As part of our I&D Commitments established in 2021, PVH, through The PVH Foundation, launched a program to invest a total of $ 10 million USD over four years with global nonprofit organizations focused on advancing professional opportunities in fashion for marginalized gr...

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Sesame Workshop Initiates Leadership Transition

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street,�announced that Steve Youngwood has decided to step down as CEO and a member of the Board of Trustees, in concurrence with the Board. The Board has appointed Sesame Workshop President Sherrie Westin as Interim CEO. Mr. Youngwood will remain available to the organization in an informal advisory role for a period of time to help ensure a smooth transition. The Board is engaging a leading executive search firm and has initiated...

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Nike Commits $ 3.2 Million to Fund Football Programs for Indigenous Youth, Partners With NFL Clubs

What to know - - - • As part of its commitment to expand access to sport for the next generation of athletes, NIKE, Inc. is partnering with NFL clubs to increase opportunities for Native American and Indigenous youth to become involved in football. - • Through Nike's five-year, $ 3.2 million investment, each NFL club can receive $ 20,000 per year to collaborate with local Indigenous nonprofits and other organizations and fund football-based programs for youth in Native American communities. - •...

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Ford Foundation promotes Anita Khashu and Chi-hui Yang as new program directors

The Ford Foundation announced the appointments of Anita Khashu as its next program director for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice – U.S. (GREJ-U.S.) and Chi-hui Yang as its next program director for Creativity & Free Expression (CFE). Both assumed their new roles in January 2024, succeeding Tanya Coke and Margaret Morton, respectively.�� “Anita Khashu and Chi-hui Yang have been exceptional leaders throughout their respective careers and during their time at the Ford Foundation. I am excit...

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FedEx spreads festive cheer by supporting women's health NGOs Across Africa

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world's largest express transportation companies, as a part of their global FedEx Cares Purple Tote campaign focused on women's health across Africa. The donation was centred around breast cancer awareness, and menstrual and personal hygiene, aiming to address pressing health issues affecting women in the region. Under this global initiative, FedEx volunteers invested their time to support NGOs - Carl Sithole Centre in...

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Agoda Announces Launch of Its Third Edition Eco Deals Program at the ASEAN Tourism – Forum: Expands Partnership with WWF and Pledges USD $ 1 Million for Wildlife Conservation

Agoda, the global digital travel platform, announced at the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) that it has broadened its collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), expanding its Eco Deals Program to support eight conservation projects across Southeast Asia. As a part of ATF's official agenda, Agoda hosted a luncheon with the presence of ASEAN Tourism Ministers. Agoda's CEO Omri Morgenshtern and Elizabeth Clarke, WWF-Singapore's Director of Conservation outlined the vision and goals for th...

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Norway appeals against climate-friendly Oslo Court judgement

The Norwegian State has appealed against the Oslo District Court judgement which found approvals of three oil fields in the North Sea invalid. The historic win was secured by Greenpeace Nordic and Natur og Ungdom (Young Friends of the Earth Norway). “The fact that the State is appealing against the judgement is a shame, but there is no reason to believe that the outcome in the Appeals Court will be any different than the District Court's. In any case, the injunctions for the three fields...

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Young Squash Champion Gabriela Seeks Economic Support to Compete in South American Junior Championships

Gabriela, a 10-year-old rising star in the world of squash, is reaching out to the community for support as she prepares to represent Colombia at the 2024 South American Junior Squash Championships in Brazil. - - Gabriela has been honing her skills on the squash court for the past three years, proudly representing her city in the Bogot� squash league. With dedication and determination, she has clinched the 1st place title numerous times in the under-11 junior league at national tournament...

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Joven Campeona de Squash Gabriela Busca Apoyo Econ�mico para Competir en Campeonato Sudamericano Junior

Gabriela, una estrella en ascenso de 10 a�os en el mundo del squash, busca apoyo de la comunidad mientras se prepara para representar a Colombia en el Campeonato Sudamericano Juvenil de Squash 2024 en Brasil. - - Gabriela ha estado perfeccionando sus habilidades en la cancha de squash durante los �ltimos tres a�os, representando con orgullo a su ciudad en la liga de squash de Bogot�. Con dedicaci�n y determinaci�n, ha conseguido el primer puesto en numerosas ocasiones en la liga juvenil s...

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