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Farmers lose their harvest for many reasons: 🛒lack of markets 📦inadequate storage 🚚transportation 🔧available processing equipment 🪙 limited access to financing, among others. 🍉Here is how we can help end food loss@Bettywketrockefellerfoundation.org/blog/a-waste-o…j#UNFSS#@FoodSystemsystems
HAPPENING TODAY! @MariaTeresa & @GoAngelo will present the Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab, a powerful research project working to combat harmful disinformation in the Latinx community. Join our State & Territory Alliance for Testing webinar at 4 PM ET bit.ly/3u9TysD
We've joined a diverse group of partners counting down to #COP26! 50ClimateSolutions.org is spotlighting daily solutions & actions to create a more equal 🌍 in the face of the#ClimateCrisiss. Watch this space for innovation across energy, urban design, gender, health & more.
With only 39 days to #COP26, leaders must take #ClimateAction & scale up investment in #renewableenergy. Renewable energy has the power to improve the livelihoods of over 1M smallholder farmers in Ethiopia & raise GDP by $203.5 million. Read more ⬇ #EnergyEmpowers
At today’s 🌍#COVIDSummitt, we’re calling for bold actions: 🧭 Strengthened global leadership + accountability 🗺️ A fully-costed roadmap to end the pandemic 👩🏽‍🏭 A global task force 💉 Accelerated vaccine dose-sharing 🚚 Prioritized vaccination delivery 💰 Increased funding
RF is proud to have worked with @Meridiam & @pidg on successfully closing the Catalytic Capital Fund, designed to support cities in Europe & Africa w/ capacity building for infrastructure projects that align with the #ParisAgreement objectives & UN the #SDGs. twitter.com/PIDGorg/status…
To end energy poverty, we must prioritize a country-led approach. RF, @IKEAFoundation & @SEforALLorg met with Energy & Environment Ministers at #UNGA76 to deepen collaboration on #SDG7 and #SDG13 that can boost economic development – all without hurting the 🌍. #HLDE202114
Join RF's @OtisRolley on 9/23 @ 2PM ET to discuss the structural barriers women & people of color often face in achieving financial confidence. What financial resources are available for BIPOC communities and how can we eliminate the racial wealth gap? Join the conversation: twitter.com/AtlanticLIVE/s…
It’s time to take action. Renewable energy could create 25 million new power sector jobs and improve the lives of a billion people living in energy poor countries around the 🌎 - without adding to the climate crisis. Discover how 👇#EnergyEmpowersers
Food & diet are key determinants of health. It is time our healthcare system reflects that #foodismedicine. We believe in the power of initiatives like #produceprescriptions & #farmacies to reduce #foodrelateddiseases & healthcare costs. Read more: politico.com/news/2021/09/1…
Sept 26 @ 11:00am EST watch the world premiere of 3 micro documentaries on the future of #food. What will we eat & how will we produce it sustainably in 2050? I’ll interview the filmmaker + 3 Visionary teams from NY, China, & the Lakota. ⁦@foodtankfoodxfilmfestival.org
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Register here! 🎟️🎬 Films that make us vulnerable, panels that make us reflect, game demos that can put us in the shoes of others: join us for the FoodxFilm Festival happening 9/26-10/3, all free and all virtual! Get your festival passesbit.ly/3zlLZRUrG#FoodxFilmlUZ
FRONT BURNER @nytimes:�#FoodxFilmm Festival 🌽@foodxfilmfestst examines agriculture, the environment, the sea and the future of food. It was created in association @RockefellerFdndn, supported b@FoodSystemsm@World_FoodForumu#GoodFood4Alllnytimes.com/2021/09/20/din…KI
The FoodxFilm Festival is opening with the film “Gather” on 9/26. Check out more about the film. And, make sure you get your festival passes so you don’t miss out on these amazing films! bit.ly/3zlLZRU #foodfilm #gatherfilm #foodfuturereimagined
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“Addressing energy poverty — giving people access to renewable electrification — can create half a billion jobs,” Rockefeller Foundation Pres. @rajshah says, adding that it’s “the only real path to get countries interested in a serious energy transition on a global basis.”
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At @ConcordiaSummit: “To overcome big disease burdens - smallpox polio, Ebola, now COVID-19 - we just need to do so much more to make vaccines available in lesser developed countries. We need to do the types of things that invest in health workers all across the world. - @rajshah
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“In fact, if you look at lower income countries that have low vaccination rates are four times more likely to generate variants of concern that will undermine the economic recovery in wealthier countries.” - @rajshah
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The world's poorest people continue to be left behind in global recovery efforts, while billionaires reached an all-time high of $10.2 trillion in wealth. We need a Covid Charter to minimize both human vulnerability and the existential threat of climate change. #Concordia21
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One billion people live without access to one lightbulb's power in a year. 💡 In the 63 countries that are energy-poor, a transition to renewable energy can produce 1/2 billion jobs and real upward mobility.#Concordia211.k
"The world is at war with a pathogen, and during wartime we muster great resources to respond." RF president @rajshah calls for a Covid Charter to bridge the funding gap for lesser developed countries at @ConcordiaSummit's #Concordia21.
How can we use #data to influence #policymaking that affects #health? Join the @3DCommission at #UNGA76 for the launch of the 3-D report, principles & recommendations to engage in this critical discussion. @sandrogalea @BUSPH #TurnPrinciplesToAction tinyurl.com/jppjxs3j
Now through #UNFSS2021 and this year’s Borlaug Dialogue, we invite food systems advocates and trailblazers to join us #AtTheTable to build a better food future for all. First up @Innovationwoman
This #HispanicHeritageMonth2021, we’re excited to share the work of @votolatino and @MediaMatters to rebuild trust and spread accurate, high-quality information in the Latinx community through the Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab. Wednesday 9.22 4 PM ET. bit.ly/3u9TysD
Have you checked out our film line up yet? Click the link to learn more about our films and get your festival passes! bit.ly/3zlLZRU
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Applauding the leadership of the @WhiteHouse for hosting a virtual summit at #UNGA76 to drive progress toward ending #Covid19, including by ensuring vaccines reach those who need them most. The pandemic doesn't end until we are all protected. whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/…
Before #COVID, the federal govt was taxing 5.8M working people deeper into poverty, leaving many unable to cover an unexpected $400 expense. A stronger #EITC will help Americans weather an era of crisis. ✍️ @rajshah for @FortuneMagazine: rockfound.link/3kjsYeL
📅 Mark your calendars for the FoodxFilm Festival @foodxfilmfestt)! During the@UNN Food Systems Summit, panelists like@karwasherr,@wanurii,@jenniferjacquett, will share stories for more just, equitable food systems:foodxfilmfestival.orgcA
#HappeningNow! Join @AIMimmunization @DukeMargolis for a #SchoolVaxSymposium bringing together leaders in public health and education to share best practices for improving immunization rates in school settings. Register here: ow.ly/6NgT50G3jkK
Prescriptions for fruits and vegetables can help improve access to healthy food across the country. @politico cites @RockefellerFdn report: politico.com/news/2021/09/1…
Energized by the thought-provoking solutions from leaders across all sectors on how to spur action for the #SDGs. Let's co-create together to put these solutions to work and keep the promise for people and planet.
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Rajiv J. Shah (@rajshah): "By arming people with knowledge, @SaraMenker believes humanity can solve its most vexing challenges" #TIME100 ti.me/3kboXZA
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Join us for a webinar featuring @MariaTeresa and @GoAngelo to present The Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab, created to help combat the harmful disinformation aimed at the Latino community during the pandemic. 📅 9-22 4-5 PM ETbit.ly/3u9TysDv#HispanicHeritageMonth20211o
COMING UP: Join @RockefellerFdn's @ZiaKhanNYC in conversation with @jnovogratz on @Clubhouse TODAY at 12pm EST as we dive into how we can use markets to change our systems, rather than be controlled by them: clubhouse.com/join/MoralLead…
The US is the most overworked developed nation in the world. Yet a majority of Americans report economic distress and concern for the future for both themselves and their families. The final installment of grantee #FutureOfWorkPBS premieres tonight @PBS: bit.ly/FutureOfWorkpbs
A big congratulations to #RFBellagio alum @MaryanaIskander on her new role as CEO of the @Wikimedia Foundation. We can't wait to see how they continue the critical work enabling every human to freely share in the sum of all knowledge. twitter.com/MaryanaIskande…
T-2 weeks until we unveil the creative #foodgamechangers solutions for a better food system at #UNFSS2021! Meet these amazing cohorts & partner with them to help them scale their innovative solutions: thoughtforfood.org/gamechangersla…
I had the pleasure of sitting down with @GroIntel CEO @SaraMenker in 2018. Here she tells us about her work using AI to create a better agriculture industry for farmers in Africa and beyond. Watch the interview: rockefellerfoundation.org/video/sara-men… #TIME100
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If anyone can find the common language in time to end hunger, prevent a climate catastrophe and avert other disasters—it’s @SaraMenker. Thank you @TIME for the opportunity to pen this profile for #TIME100: time.com/collection/100…
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What does it look like when food and film collide? You get an amazing mix of film, panels, off-screen events, and game demos all aimed at creating a sustainable food future at the virtual #foodxfilmfestival. Register: foodxfilmfestival.org. #foodfuturereimagined. #GoodFood4All
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Mark you calendar for the @foodxfilmfest! 🗓️ Sept. 26 - Oct. 3rd, 2021 The 2021#FoodxFilmm Festival seeks to transform food systems for everyone, everywhere through film and story 🎞️ Register todayfoodxfilmfestival.orgeL2V
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This planning process has been a stretch of my creative muscles in the best of ways. We've got a great slate of films for this festival and registration is completely free, so ~get your festival pass~ so you don't miss out on incredible films and great conversation twitter.com/foodxfilmfest/…
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“The world was already seriously vulnerable when COVID-19 hit. But the failure to launch a robust development response to the pandemic has only made it more so.” trib.al/TBnnp58
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The best way to stay ahead of the next #Covid19 is to through rapid information sharing & global partnerships. Pleased to work with @wellcometrust & @G7 to support the work of @DataDotOrg #MeetingThisMoment twitter.com/RickABright/st…
The NYSE and IEG celebrate the announcement of the launch of Natural Asset Companies
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RF grantee, IEG, partners with @NYSE to put a monetary value on things like fresh water & clean air, giving investors a stake on the state of ecosystems & ecosystem services. Their innovative framework converts natural wealth into financial wealth: fortune.com/2021/09/14/nys…
🏛 RF President@rajshahh rings the opening bell today@NYSEE with@stacey_cunningg to announce their minority stake in RF’s grantee, the Intrinsic Exchange Group (IEG). IEG can now post listings to trade publicly and raise capital. Read the press release:rockfound.link/NYSEzd
.@SherylNYT discusses @asuhealth’s most recent report noting 93% of the 1,143 U.S. employers surveyed in August currently require or encourage employee vaccinations. Read more in the report “How Work has Changed: The Lasting Impact of Covid-10 on the Workplace”. ⬇️
@RockefellerFdn “Nature-based solutions” can be an investable asset class that protects people. Several Rooms in the #17Rooms flagship process are coming together around a joint effort to integrate climate, nature, and human security at a global scale.
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@RockefellerFdn To achieve the #SDGs, we need the private sector contributions to be fully measurable and accountable. Convened by Brookings & @RockefellerFdn, #17Rooms provides a platform that can support new alliances and tools to measure private sector alignment with the #SDGs.
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@RockefellerFdn What are ways governments, foundations & the private sector can shift power & resources to community leaders/social entrepreneurs? During the #17Rooms flagship summit, participants share lessons for supporting major advances in localization. #UNGAxRF
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