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The philanthropic pledge represents a broad global commitment to accelerate proven climate and clean energy strategies and spur the innovation and adoption of promising climate solutions.

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Joins $4 Billion Pledge to Combat Climate Change

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has joined with 28 other foundations and individual philanthropists to commit a collective $4 billion over the next five years to combat climate change.

2017 Annual Review: Imperfect Arcs of Progress

Have we got a long way to go? Absolutely. But we have proven we can recover from setbacks, regroup, rethink, and set out anew on the struggle for peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability.
RBF staff and trustees at the District Energy plant in Vancouver.

In April 2018, members of the RBF staff and Board of Trustees visited Vancouver's District Energy, which uses excess heat from the sewer to power buildings in Vancouver.

A Net-Zero Energy Future is Within Reach

RBF Trustee Joseph Pierson captures the optimism along the Pacific coast that not only is a carbon-neutral future attainable, but that a responsible energy policy and a robust economy are by no means mutually exclusive.

RBF Opens Search for Peacebuilding Program Director

The Program Director will be responsible for developing and executing RBF’s strategy for the Peacebuilding Program and for oversight of all of its existing and future grantmaking, initiatives, and partnerships.

Dancers from the American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company Grace the Pocantico Stage

In June, the young dancers of the American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company presented five works on the al fresco stage at The Pocantico Center. They'll return this autumn for a week-long dance residency.

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