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…

               

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.

               

Mr. Jho Low Joins Board of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation

28 Jan

As a philanthropic organization working to pioneer breakthrough programs in global public health, education and conservation, Jynwel Foundation seeks to lead by example. That means bringing hands-on participation and disruptive vision to our partnerships. It is with this spirit in mind that we are proud to announce that Mr. Jho Low has accepted an invitation…

           

Chronicle of Philanthropy: “$25 Million Gift Restarts U.N. News Agency As Nonprofit”

08 Dec

Hong Kong investor Jho Low’s family foundation has committed $25 million to save the United Nations’ financially ailing news service, which will become a nonprofit journalism venture, reports The New York Times. Integrated Regional Information Networks has operated for nearly 20 years under the aegis of the U.N. office that coordinates humanitarian aid, reporting on…

                 

Mashable: “How Disruptive Philanthropy Can Change the World”

14 Oct

For Jynwel Capital CEO and Jynwel Foundation Director Jho Low, philanthropy is more than a passion — it’s a family tradition dating back more than 70 years. At the 2014 Social Good Summit, Low spoke about the organization’s mission of disruptive philanthropy — the idea that to effectively address the complex challenges faced by society,…

               

#WeAreHere: A Global Pledge for Peace

25 Sep

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of participating in the Mashable Social Good Summit, on behalf of Jynwel Foundation, and joining forces with my friend Alicia Keys as she unveiled the new campaign that is uniting the world for social good, #WeAreHere. #WeAreHere is a movement that understands that social issues don’t exist in…

         

The Next Generation of Philanthropy at Social Good Summit

24 Sep

This week started off in a great way for Jynwel Charitable Foundation as I, along with my brother Szen, participated in the Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City. On Sunday, Jynwel Foundation hosted a roundtable with bright young Millennials working toward social good around the world. I was intrigued by their approaches to…

         

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…

               

New Global Alliance Commits $80 Million to Save the World’s Wild Cats and Their Ecosystems

02 Jun

Commitment Unites Donors from China, India, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to Collectively Provide $80 Million in Cornerstone Funding for Panthera’s $200 Million Initiative for Wild Cats New York, NY – Environmental philanthropists from China, India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States have together provided funding of $80 Million…