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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 [...]

Unprecedented Worldwide Support for the Global Partnership for Education and Addressing the Global Learning Crisis

Unprecedented Worldwide Support for the Global Partnership for Education and Addressing the Global Learning Crisis

DAKAR, Senegal, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Ten current and three former heads of state and more than 60 ministers gathered at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference, making this the highest-level education financing event of its kind. The conference, co-hosted by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and President Emmanuel [...]

Dog Meat Free Indonesia: Sickening Animal Cruelty at Indonesia’s “Extreme” Markets Where Dogs and Cats are Bludgeoned, Blowtorched Alive

Dog Meat Free Indonesia: Sickening Animal Cruelty at Indonesia’s “Extreme” Markets Where Dogs and Cats are Bludgeoned, Blowtorched Alive

LONDON, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Indonesian government is being urged to shut down the country’s cruel live animal markets, where thousands of dogs and cats a week are bludgeoned in public, blowtorched whilst still alive, and butchered for eating.   Campaigners from the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition filmed at two of the most notorious [...]