Partners announce collaboration to bolster dialogue, increase and enhance reporting about the next set of global development goals

28 Apr

Partners joined at the United Nations Foundation headquarters to announce an innovative partnership that will increase, enhance and influence global communications and media reporting on issues related to the new global goals and the post 2015 development process. This partnership was announced today with Jynwel Foundation and Thomson Reuters Foundation that will engage with a…

             

Philanthropy.com: Trillions of Dollars on the Line as U.N. Weighs New Goals

24 Apr

On Thursday, the U.N. Foundation announced a $5 million effort to train journalists and expand reporting on global development issues through 2015. Supporters include the Jynwel and the Thomson Reuters foundations. As part of the effort, 30 news organizations around the world will receive grants of up to $100,000 to bolster coverage. Read more on…

               

Jho Low on Jynwel Foundation’s Partnership with the United Nations Foundation – Shining a Spotlight on the most Pressing Global Issues of Our Time

24 Apr

This week, Jynwel Charitable Foundation, alongside the Thomson Reuters Foundation, announced a grant to partner with the United Nations Foundation to create a global news bureau dedicated to shining a spotlight on how cross-sector collaboration is driving sustainable impact—and ultimately attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”). Our commitment will 1) support the development of…

                 

Devex.com: Jynwel Chief Jho Low – My Vision for Sustainable Social Investment

21 Apr

Just over three years ago, Jho Low got a devastating diagnosis: stage-3 lung cancer. The curious thing: Low didn’t smoke. Six months of treatment with some of the best doctors in the world brought bittersweet relief: His illness, it turned out, was not caused by cancer but a serious infection. Read more at Devex.com.

               

National Geographic: “Plan Will Protect 770,000 Square Miles of Ocean, Working With World’s Governments”

22 Sep

The Society aims to help designate more than 20 new underwater locales as marine reserves in the next five years. “Preserving our oceans is essential for protecting biodiversity,” former President Bill Clinton said as he announced the Society’s efforts at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on Monday. “The ocean is the world’s largest natural resource,” Clinton said,…

             

Sold Out Social Good Summit Adds Natasha Bedingfield, Caitlin Crosby, Jonathan Greenblatt, Jenna Bush Hager, Bill McKibben, Mayor Parks Tau and Linkin Park to Its Agenda

19 Sep

These speakers will come together in New York to discuss the pressing issues of our time, thanks to sponsors like the film “Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness” and the Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, which seeks to fund breakthrough programs that help scale and accelerate advancements in global health, education and studies…

                 

Big Data: Let’s Measure its Potential in Kilometers, Not Gigabytes

17 Sep

“Big Data” in medicine usually calls to mind big computers hacking their way through gigabytes of data to find the cures to awful diseases; robotic Ponce De Leon’s searching for the fountain of youth. But as much as we stand in awe of the tools, we should be looking more at how they can be…

         

2014 Social Good Summit Adds Melinda Gates, Alicia Keys, Edward Norton, Robin Roberts & Rick Stengel to its Speaker Roster

15 Sep

…These speakers will come together in New York to discuss the pressing issues of our time, thanks to sponsors like Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, which seeks to fund breakthrough programs that help scale and accelerate advancements in global health, education and studies in conservation, and the film “Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and…

               

Africa Can Leapfrog Educational Development

11 Sep

It is a tired, old myth that developing nations require decades to catch up to the West. Nowhere is this pernicious myth more true than in Africa, a continent that has leapfrogged nearly a century of land line telephone technology, skipping right to cellular systems. Reflecting on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, where leaders from 50 African countries convened…

           

Keep A Child Alive Honors Givenchy’s Artistic Director Riccardo Tisci at 11th Annual BlackBall

04 Aug

Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited will be a presenting sponsor of Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball for the second year. The Foundation is committed to funding break-through programs that help scale and accelerate advancements in global health, education and promoting studies in conservation. “The fight against AIDS remains one of the most pressing health crises…