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How Accessible Water Changed This Family’s Life in Jakarta
Water.org

Juleha, 37, lives with her husband and three-year-old son in a simple house in Jepara, Central Java, Indonesia. For a year, the family did not have a water connection, spending half of Juleha’s weekly salary on water. Through Water.org, Juhleha and her husband accessed affordable…

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Girl Up Platform Continues to Empower Women Around the World
Forbes

Girl Up is a global movement founded in 2010 by the United Nations Foundation, that empowers young women leaders to defend gender equality. Co-executive directors Anna Blue and Melissa Kilby aspire to create significant, positive change by helping to grow the movement to more than…

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How Restoring Rivers Can Transform Communities
The Nature Conservancy

Rivers flow through the heart of communities that surround them, proving food, jobs, transportation, jobs, and water. As part of the Caterpillar Foundation’s work to alleviate poverty, the Great Rivers Partnership with The Nature Conservancy funds improvements of some of the world’s most impressive rivers…

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The United Nations Embraces New Technologies To Achieve Sustainability
United Nations Foundation

This past year, the United Nations has prioritized efforts to modernize its work and become a platform for global discussions regarding new technologies. The UN Innovation Network, brings together innovation leads from over sixty UN entities to learn from one another, collaborate, and inform new…

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The UN Foundation Works Towards Reducing Emissions in 2019
United Nations Foundation

As a part of an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality, the United Nations Foundation has purchased carbon credits to compensate for nearly 5,000 tons of carbon dioxide emitted over the last two years. Learn More 

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Women Are Advancing Electricity Efforts in Malawi
ONE

The Sub-Saharan nation of Malawi has made progress in human development over the past decade, but remains one of the poorest countries in the world. The Millennium Change Corporation (MCC) has partnered with the Malawian government to revamp the nation’s power sector, while simultaneously investing…

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Why It’s Imperative to Invest in Coastal Zones for a Sustainable Economy
Nature Conservancy

Coastal zones are absolutely critical to people’s lives and the planet. They are avenues to trade and communications, provide resources, and are often centers of economic growth through industries like tourism, shipping, fishing, and mineral extraction. The Nature Conservancy and the UNDP has presented a…

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