The $1 million initiative, half financed by the city and the other half by the Rockefeller Foundation, will place City University of New York students as interns at places like Carnegie Hall, MoMA PS1 and the Museum of Natural History.
Fred Boltz, managing director and member of the leadership team at The Rockefeller Foundation, advocates building the reality of floods, droughts, and coastal storms into design, planning and investment practice.
The grant maker's plans includes helping finance efforts to develop renewable-energy technogies, deliver clean electricity to rural India, and create insurance products for extreme-weather events in Africa.
The earth’s global food system is facing a quiet crisis—one-third of all food produced is never consumed while 1.2 billion people go to bed hungry or under-nourished, as global economic losses mount into the trillions.
To encourage new ideas and actions in flood risk management, Zurich Insurance Group has teamed up with the Global Resilience Partnership, a public-private initiative spearheaded by the Rockefeller Foundation, the United States Agency for...