Tag: climate

Donors of Color Network launches climate pledge to shift millions to groups led by people of color

Donors of Color Network – the first ever cross-racial community of donors and movement leaders committed to building the collective power of people of color to achieve racial equity – today announced the launch of their groundbreaking campaign to move hundreds of millions of dollars to climate justice groups led by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and create millions of new jobs.… Read more »

Why investing in nature is key to climate mitigation

A new consultation paper from McKinsey and the World Economic Forum explores the role that natural climate solutions can play in helping to address climate change and the destruction of nature. As the world looks beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, a consensus is emerging: certain measures to curb the growth of greenhouse-gas emissions will be central to global economic recovery. Awareness is also growing around… Read more »

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders today launched the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyze a global movement to bring scale and speed to climate adaptation solutions. The Global Commission on Adaptation is led by Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill… Read more »

The IKEA Foundation has announced plans to spend another €300 million on climate-related programmes between 2020 and 2023 and calls on others to follow their lead

The IKEA Foundation has announced plans to spend another €300 million on climate-related programmes between 2020 and 2023 and calls on others to follow our lead. This funding is on top of the €400 million we pledged to spend on climate programmes between 2015 and 2020, and it builds on our commitment to make fighting climate change one of our core focuses. The new… Read more »

A new conservation grantmaking strategy for today’s challenges

People of the North American West depend on healthy rivers, national parks, forests, monuments, and other public and working lands to sustain their families and their communities. These majestic landscapes provide refuge and inspiration, and fulfill economic, cultural, and spiritual needs. And yet, we are losing the equivalent of a football field of natural land in the Western United States every two-and-a-half minutes. Family… Read more »