The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia

The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia Dec 3, 2021

The Elders today urged African leaders to intervene to stop the conflict in Ethiopia escalating into a regional crisis and an even worse humanitarian disaster. More
Audacy Beach Festival 2021 Returns to Fort Lauderdale

Audacy Beach Festival 2021 Returns to Fort Lauderdale Nov 29, 2021

Audacy Beach Festival 2021 returns to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a two-day ticketed music festival taking over Fort Lauderdale Beach. More
Hillary Clinton Shares Hope for Future, Cynthia Erivo & Yo-Yo Ma Perform During CARE Impact Awards

Hillary Clinton Shares Hope for Future, Cynthia Erivo & Yo-Yo Ma Perform During CARE Impact Awards Nov 24, 2021

CARE, the leading humanitarian organization working to defeat poverty and achieve social justice by empowering women and girls, last week hosted the 4th annual virtual Impact Awards honoring leaders from across industries for their philanthropy, activism, and groundbreaking work to further CARE’s mission both in the United States and internationally. More
The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26

The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26 Nov 22, 2021

Following the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow, The Elders express their deep disappointment that world leaders have not yet had the courage to head off the worst impacts of the climate crisis. More
Cynthia Erivo, Yo-Yo Ma, Hillary Clinton Come Together for CARE Impact Awards

Cynthia Erivo, Yo-Yo Ma, Hillary Clinton Come Together for CARE Impact Awards Nov 2, 2021

CARE, the leading humanitarian organization dedicated to saving lives, defeating poverty, and achieving social justice by empowering women and girls, announced today that the 4th annual CARE Impact Awards will take place virtually on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 8PM ET. More
Stars Attend Oceana’s 14th Annual SeaChange Summer Party

Stars Attend Oceana’s 14th Annual SeaChange Summer Party Oct 27, 2021

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, held the star-studded event in Laguna Beach, CA on Saturday, October 23, 2021. More
Farm Aid 2021 To Air On Circle Network, SiriusXM And FarmAid.org

Farm Aid 2021 To Air On Circle Network, SiriusXM And FarmAid.org Sep 14, 2021

Farm Aid announced today that its music, food and farm festival will be broadcast live on Circle Network, SiriusXM and FarmAid.org. More
The Elders Urge Leaders to Act on Climate as IPCC Assessment Lays Bare Unprecedented Crisis

The Elders Urge Leaders to Act on Climate as IPCC Assessment Lays Bare Unprecedented Crisis Aug 11, 2021

Responding to the new report from the world’s foremost scientific authority on climate change – the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders said: More
Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Returns Live To Connecticut

Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Returns Live To Connecticut Jul 27, 2021

Farm Aid's annual festival — a full day of music, family farmers, HOMEGROWN food and a HOMEGROWN Village with agrarian experiences — is returning to Hartford, Connecticut, this year live and in-person on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Xfinity Theatre. More
The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia

The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia Jun 15, 2021

The Elders today called on the UN Security Council and the African Union to take urgent steps to address the unfolding humanitarian and human rights crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia, which poses a clear threat to regional peace and security in the Horn of Africa. More
Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals

Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals Jun 14, 2021

On Thursday evening nearly 1,000 animal advocates watched actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals virtual Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala Jun 8, 2021

On June 10 actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure

The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure Jun 2, 2021

The Elders today called on the international community to intensify pressure on the military leadership in Myanmar to prevent the country descending into endemic violence and state failure. More
Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize May 26, 2021

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose groundbreaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced last week as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. More
'ER' Cast To Reunite On 'Stars In The House' In Support of Waterkeeper Alliance

'ER' Cast To Reunite On 'Stars In The House' In Support of Waterkeeper Alliance Apr 15, 2021

The doctors are in! Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the beloved cast of “ER” will reunite on “Stars In The House” for a very special Earth Day episode benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance, the fastest growing global nonprofit focused solely on clean water. More
UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders

UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders Mar 17, 2021

Following the release by the UK government of its Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders said: More
The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate

The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate Mar 4, 2021

The Elders have voiced grave concern about the lack of ambition from many world leaders, as the UN reports back on carbon commitments ahead of the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow this November. More
Newman's Own Foundation Pledges $1 Million to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Newman's Own Foundation Pledges $1 Million to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Feb 22, 2021

Newman's Own Foundation has committed $1 million to the rebuilding of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp following a significant fire on February 12 that destroyed a number of buildings on the Ashford, Connecticut, site. More
The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty

The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty Jan 28, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the agreement by US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) for five years. More
The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast

The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast Jan 25, 2021

The Elders explore hope, leadership and the COVID-19 recovery in a new series of the Finding Humanity podcast. More
The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat

The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat Jan 22, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the decisions by newly-inaugurated US President Joe Biden to rejoin the Paris Agreement on climate change and cease the process of withdrawal from the World Health Organization. More
The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists

The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists Jan 18, 2021

The Elders today expressed concern that the severe famine and humanitarian crisis in Yemen will be worsened by the US Government’s designation of one of the parties in the conflict as terrorists. More
NBC, Oceana Debut PSA Featuring Ted Danson Calling To Stop Plastic Pollution

NBC, Oceana Debut PSA Featuring Ted Danson Calling To Stop Plastic Pollution Jan 15, 2021

Today, NBC and Oceana debuted a new public service announcement (PSA) featuring actor, activist, and longtime Oceana Board Member Ted Danson asking viewers to call for policy change to ditch plastic pollution and make the world’s oceans a better place for us all. More
Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19

Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19 Dec 16, 2020

The Elders this week launched a new report, “Building Back Better for Universal Health”, setting out three key pillars to inform the leadership needed from governments and policymakers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at a national and global level: More
Nautica Continues Partnership with Oceana via Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program

Nautica Continues Partnership with Oceana via Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program Dec 1, 2020

This season, Nautica continues their partnership with Oceana via its Give Change to Make Change Round-Up Program. More
The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges

The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges Nov 10, 2020

The Elders congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election victory. More
Jane Fonda Honored at Oceana’s Star-Studded New York Gala

Jane Fonda Honored at Oceana’s Star-Studded New York Gala Oct 16, 2020

On Monday night, attendees tuned in for the first ever virtual Oceana New York Gala to honor two-time Academy Award-winning actor, author, and activist Jane Fonda and to raise funds in support of Oceana’s campaigns to restore the world’s oceans. More
Oceana Announces Sam Waterston New Chair of Board of Directors

Oceana Announces Sam Waterston New Chair of Board of Directors Oct 2, 2020

Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization, announced new leadership for its Board of Directors. Actor and long-time Oceana Board Member Sam Waterston was elected Chair, succeeding Valarie Van Cleave, and María Eugenia Girón was elected Vice Chair, succeeding actor Ted Danson. More
Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign

Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign Sep 24, 2020

The United Nations Foundation's Shot@Life campaign announces Jo Frost, global parenting expert and best-selling author, as an official ambassador to the campaign which works to give all the world’s children access to lifesaving vaccines. More
Norah Jones Joins Farm Aid 2020 On The Road Lineup

Norah Jones Joins Farm Aid 2020 On The Road Lineup Sep 23, 2020

Nine-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will support Farm Aid during its annual music festival on Saturday, September 26, the organization announced today. More