Category Archives: Advocacy

The Private Sector Could Help Us Save the World’s Oceans

By Michael Davis The importance of the world’s oceans, and the challenges they face cannot be overstated. Oceans are home to the earth’s most diverse ecosystems, and are crucial to fighting climate change as they absorb 30% of the CO2 … Continue reading

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Reconstruir el Campo Colombiano Sembrando Paz

Escrito por: Maria Paula Gomez y Felipe Amaya El siguiente post fue publicado antes de que los Colombianos votaran “No” en el plebiscito para apoyar los acuerdos de paz. Sin embargo la necesidad de una reforma agrícola efectiva, tal y cómo … Continue reading

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Yemen Faces Great Challenges if a Peace Agreement is Forged

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim Today, Yemen has three million individuals who have fled conflict, and are displaced both within the country and outside of its borders. Creating the right conditions for their return home is both a … Continue reading

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Enabling Returns for the Displaced in Syria

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Talya Lockman-Fine; and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim, Alaa’ Odeh, and Anna De Palma   The scale of the conflict in Syria is hard to comprehend: almost half a million people killed, according to some estimates, and more … Continue reading

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From Charity to Change: A Dynamic Approach to Building a Better World

by Joe Dougherty  On the first day of December, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan celebrated the birth of their daughter, by announcing their intention to direct 99% of their Facebook shares to a new philanthropic venture, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, … Continue reading

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Two Months Later, the $320 Million Ebola Giving Gap Remains

By Sylvia Warren While private and corporate giving toward the Ebola crisis was very slow to get started, by the end of 2014, many creative fundraising initiatives had emerged to unlock private giving to the Ebola response. In November, for … Continue reading

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Protecting Virunga National Park: Following Dalberg and WWF report, OECD agency launches examination of company exploring for oil in park

By Gill Cassar Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo known for its wildlife-rich network of forests, savannas, rivers, lakes, marshlands, active and dormant volcanoes, and permanent glaciers. As Africa’s oldest … Continue reading

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