October, 2021

Successful meeting of the international platform of foundations in Milan: G20 countries must put their words into deeds

Milan, October 1st, 2021. The Foundations Platform F20 consisting of more than 70 foundations mainly from the G20 countries calls upon the G20 Heads of State to act on the global climate crisis and to agree on concrete targets and tools on upscaling renewable energy, protecting biodiversity and the decarbonisation of the global finance markets. At the annual F20 meeting [...]

June, 2021

Digital Deutscher Stiftungstag 2021

Global Green Deal – What is the Role of Foundations and Philanthropy? (Participants: Klaus Milke, Frans Timmermanns, Sylke Freudenthal, Carola Carazzone, Sandra Breka, Eckart von Hirschhausen, Giles Ruck, Vidya Shah) On June, 7th, the Foundations Platform F20 opened this year’s (virtual) assembly of the Federal Association of German Foundations with a very uplifting and insightful high-level panel on questions related [...]

February, 2021

Study supports climate litigation claim against RWE: Human-made emissions are responsible for glacial flood risk in the Andes

Independent scientific study by researchers from the University of Oxford and University of Washington offers a clear conclusion: Human activity has caused at least 85% of warming that led to glacial retreat above Huaraz Huaraz/Bonn, 4 Feb 2021: The Coronavirus pandemic has delayed the collection of evidence in the trial between the Peruvian farmer Saúl Luciano Lliuya and RWE [...]

September, 2020

F20: Cooperate and leave your silo!

Foundations can make a difference in the COVID-19 and Climate Crisis Continuity, the readiness for cooperation, credibility and a real convening power were cornerstones demonstrated by the platform Foundations 20 at the „F20 Climate Solutions Week“ from September 14-17. It was broadcasted from an online studio in Hamburg in direct connection with the head office of the King Khalid Foundation [...]

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