The 2009 online annual review features two Southern China slidecasts. The slidecast features Shenyu Belsky, director of the Fund's Southern China program, and two RBF grantees—Ma Jun of the Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs and Alex Wang of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.—discussing the importance of environmental information disclosure.
The RBF Annual Review is an online publication of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. As a reflection of our commitment to accountability, transparency, and sustainability, it was created in 2010 to replace the printed versions of the annual and statistical reviews of the Fund. It provides readers with annual highlights of the Fund’s programs, grantmaking, and finances.
Hundreds of students, their families, teachers, and neighbors from Nanmen Primary School in Doumen, Guangdong Province, attended an educational workshop on community-based energy efficiency and sustainable development on November 13, 2009.
Current and former Rockefeller Brothers Fund grantees, Ma Jun of The ADM Capital Foundation Limited and Yu Xiaogang of Yunnan Participatory Watershed Management Research and Promotion Center, have been granted the 2009 Ramon Magsaysay Award for their human development work in Asia.
Hosted in Los Angeles by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and jointly supported by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's Sustainable Development and Pivotal Place: Southern China programs, the Governors' Global Climate Summit brought together over 800 attendees.