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Philips Employees and Philips Foundation Join Forces in the Fight on Childhood Pneumonia

Philips Employees and Philips Foundation Join Forces in the Fight on Childhood Pneumonia

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the Philips Foundation, with its mission to reduce healthcare inequality by providing access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, today announced the achievements of a year-long program of collaborations to reduce infant mortality rates for childhood pneumonia, [...]

Open Society Pledges Support for African Cultural Heritage Restitution

Open Society Pledges Support for African Cultural Heritage Restitution

New York, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The Open Society Foundations announce a $15 million initiative to strengthen efforts to restore cultural objects looted from the African continent. Over four years, the initiative will support networks and organizations working to return Africa’s heritage to its rightful home. “The legacy of colonial violence has deep implications [...]

Philips Foundation Publishes 2018 Annual Report

Philips Foundation Publishes 2018 Annual Report

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jul. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Philips Foundation, established by Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) as the central platform for Philips’ CSR activities, today announced publication of its 2018 Annual Report. The report highlights the Foundation’s solid progress in delivering on its commitment to reduce health inequality through meaningful innovation. This includes support for [...]

Constellation Brands CEO Bill Newlands Signs CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

Constellation Brands CEO Bill Newlands Signs CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

VICTOR, N.Y., Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that that Bill Newlands, president and chief executive officer, is joining CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ – the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.  The CEO Action [...]

Landmark 100,000 Affordable Homes Initiative for Ghana Moves Forward

Landmark 100,000 Affordable Homes Initiative for Ghana Moves Forward

Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed with the government of Ghana, UNOPS and its partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable homes nationwide. UNOPS and its partners aim to attract $436 million worth of investment. UNOPS to invest $11 million in seed [...]

Landmark 100,000 Green Affordable Homes Initiative for Kenya Moves Forward

Landmark 100,000 Green Affordable Homes Initiative for Kenya Moves Forward

Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed between the government of Kenya, UNOPS and partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable, sustainable homes nationwide UNOPS and its partners aim to attract $647 million worth of investment in the project UNOPS and the government [...]

Mayors Migration Council to Launch in Marrakesh Ahead of UN Conference on Migration

Mayors Migration Council to Launch in Marrakesh Ahead of UN Conference on Migration

Marrakesh, Morocco, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — When: 8 December 2018 | 19:30-21:00 Where: Marrakesh, Morocco, Pullman Marrakesh Palmeraie Hotel Who: Mayors and representatives from 70 cities What: Launch of the Mayors Migration Council On the eve of the historic Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, mayors from around the world will gather [...]

Six Mekong Nations Call for Accelerated Action to Eliminate Malaria Before 2030

Six Mekong Nations Call for Accelerated Action to Eliminate Malaria Before 2030

Geneva, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The governments of Cambodia, China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam have together called for accelerated action to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by 2030. Signing a joint Ministerial Call for Action at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, the six countries [...]

Open Society Foundations Announce Inaugural Soros Arts Fellows

Open Society Foundations Announce Inaugural Soros Arts Fellows

New York, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the first recipients of the Soros Arts Fellowship, a new initiative to support innovative mid-career artists using art and public space to advance pluralistic, democratic, and just societies. The eight fellows selected will each receive an $80,000 stipend to realize [...]

The Open Society Foundations and BRAC Sound Alarm for the Rohingya Ahead of Monsoon Season in Bangladesh

The Open Society Foundations and BRAC Sound Alarm for the Rohingya Ahead of Monsoon Season in Bangladesh

New York, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — George Soros and the Open Society Foundations today announced an emergency assistance fund of USD 10 million to help Rohingya people displaced from Myanmar and host communities in Bangladesh.  From April to October there is a high risk of flash floods, landslides, and cyclones in southern Bangladesh, where [...]