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Rockefeller Foundation

Divestment movement boosted by Rockefellers’ decision to divest from fossil fuels

Alliance magazine 24 September 2014

John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels. The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil announced on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, …

Europe is a cause

Michael Alberg-Seberich 30 August 2012

This summer I had the chance to visit the Rockefeller Archive Center in Tarrytown, New York State. During that stay I was able to glance at some of the diaries that employees of the Rockefeller Foundation …

High risk/high gain? Why isn’t this more appealing to foundations?

Caroline Hartnell 18 June 2012

‘High risk/high gain? Opportunity, risk and global development’ was the topic for discussion at a panel discussion in Belfast on 5 June preceding the EFC conference which started the following day. This was also the …