Shailene Woodley Announces Greenpeace Sargasso Sea Expedition on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Shailene Woodley Announces Greenpeace Sargasso Sea Expedition on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jul 17, 2019

Emmy-award nominee and environmental activist Shailene Woodley announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that she will join the Greenpeace ship Esperanza on an expedition to the Sargasso Sea, a unique region in the North Atlantic Ocean, later this month to highlight the importance of protecting our world’s oceans as a new Greenpeace Oceans Ambassador. More
The United Nations and The Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Campaign

The United Nations and The Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Campaign Jul 15, 2019

The Angry Birds and the green piggies have joined forces with the United Nations in support of its ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change. More
Stars Support Surfrider's 'United States And Oceans Of America' This 4th Of July

Stars Support Surfrider's 'United States And Oceans Of America' This 4th Of July Jul 4, 2019

To celebrate this Independence Day, thousands of coastal defenders, including Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, marine biologist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, legendary musician Jack Johnson and three-time world champion surfer, Carissa Moore, have been flying a new flag, standing up to declare ‘we are The United States and Oceans of America (#USOA).’ More
LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jul 1, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Goodall’s events and interview her. Below is the third and final article, by Christchurch student, Abigail Johnson. More
The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA

The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA Jun 25, 2019

The Elders today called on all states to refrain from any actions or rhetoric that could further inflame tensions in the Gulf region and the wider Middle East. More
The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Jun 21, 2019

The Elders welcome today’s ruling that UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen have been unlawful. More
LTTS Special, Part 2: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special, Part 2: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jun 20, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Goodall’s events and interview her. Below is the second article, by 15-year-old Auckland student Taleah Rochelle. More
LTTS Special: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jun 19, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Jane Goodall's events and interview her. Below is the first article, by 14-year-old Wellington student, Anastasia Reid. More
Rob Thomas’ Sidewalk Angels Foundation Brings Awareness About Lyme Disease Prevention

Rob Thomas’ Sidewalk Angels Foundation Brings Awareness About Lyme Disease Prevention Jun 14, 2019

Grammy Award-winning musician Rob Thomas and his wife, Marisol, through their Sidewalk Angels Foundation (SWA) have partnered with Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) to share the importance of protecting your entire family — including pets – from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. More
The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition

The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition Jun 10, 2019

The Elders today called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, current Chair of the African Union, to clearly and unequivocally uphold the AU’s commitment to an inclusive, democratic transition to civilian rule in Sudan following the recent killings of protesters. More
Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education

Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education Jun 7, 2019

Earlier this week, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) joined Chelsea Clinton of the Clinton Foundation and other bipartisan leaders to discuss the importance of educating today’s youth about civics to preserve and strengthen our country’s democracy. More
The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Political Reforms and Urge Full Respect for Rule of Law

The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Political Reforms and Urge Full Respect for Rule of Law May 28, 2019

The Elders welcomed the wide-ranging reforms in Ethiopia introduced by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and called on all leaders in the country to uphold the rule of law, foster a sense of national unity and defend the rights of refugees and displaced people. More
The Elders Reaffirm Support for Colombia’s Peace Process

The Elders Reaffirm Support for Colombia’s Peace Process May 24, 2019

The Elders today reaffirmed their support for the historic peace deal between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and urged President Ivan Duque to continue to work for its full implementation. More
The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Commitment to Primary Health Care and Digital Innovation

The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Commitment to Primary Health Care and Digital Innovation May 22, 2019

The Elders met Ethiopia’s State Minister of Health, Dr. Lia Tadesse, on 20 May 2019 to learn more about the country’s efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage. More
Ban Ki-moon: The UK Must Commit To Go Carbon Neutral By 2050

Ban Ki-moon: The UK Must Commit To Go Carbon Neutral By 2050 May 3, 2019

As the UK’s Climate Change Committee publishes its latest recommendations for UK government action to drastically reduce carbon emissions, Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General and Deputy Chair of The Elders said: More
The Elders Urge Peaceful Transition to Civilian Rule in Sudan

The Elders Urge Peaceful Transition to Civilian Rule in Sudan May 1, 2019

The Elders today called upon Sudan’s interim military rulers to respect the wishes of the Sudanese people and commit publicly to a swift transition to civilian rule. More
Game of Thrones Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Visits Rwanda 25 Years After Genocide

Game of Thrones Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Visits Rwanda 25 Years After Genocide Apr 15, 2019

As the world braces for the surprising twists and turns of the highly anticipated final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, the show’s star and United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau had an unexpected revelation of his own. More
Stars Back Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge

Stars Back Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge Apr 10, 2019

Call for Code 2019, created by leading philanthropic producer David Clark, CEO of David Clark Cause and Founding Partner IBM, is the largest engagement of developers in history. Call for Code was created in 2018 to challenge the 23 million developers around the world to help solve social challenges with sustainable software solutions. More
The Elders Welcome China’s Commitment to Rights and Development

The Elders Welcome China’s Commitment to Rights and Development Apr 8, 2019

The Elders have welcomed China’s commitment to multilateralism and dialogue on rights and development, following meeting with President Xi Jinping More
The Elders to Visit Beijing for Top-Level Discussions with Chinese Leadership

The Elders to Visit Beijing for Top-Level Discussions with Chinese Leadership Apr 1, 2019

The Elders will visit China from 1-3 April to meet with key political leaders and discuss global challenges from climate change and nuclear disarmament to regional security and extremism. More
Celebrities Call on the European Union to Protect Giraffes From Wildlife Trade

Celebrities Call on the European Union to Protect Giraffes From Wildlife Trade Mar 27, 2019

Alesha Dixon, Martin Clunes OBE, Deborah Meaden, Anneka Rice, Susan George, Virginia McKenna OBE, Brian Blessed OBE, Fiona Shaw CBE, Steve Backshall and Lucy Watson have written to EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella urging him to support a proposal by African nations to protect the imperiled giraffe. More
Seth Meyers to Host Star-Studded Night of Comedy to Benefit NRDC this Earth Month

Seth Meyers to Host Star-Studded Night of Comedy to Benefit NRDC this Earth Month Mar 22, 2019

This Earth month, an all-star cast of comedians will come together for the Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) Night of Comedy event, offering welcome comic relief in support of the organization’s work to protect public health and the environment in the face of ongoing assault from the Trump administration. More
Padma Lakshmi Named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

Padma Lakshmi Named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Mar 11, 2019

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has appointed Emmy-nominated television personality, award-winning author and internationally acclaimed food expert Padma Lakshmi as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
The Elders: India and Pakistan Must Show Restraint to Defuse Military Tensions

The Elders: India and Pakistan Must Show Restraint to Defuse Military Tensions Mar 4, 2019

The Elders today called on the leaders of India and Pakistan to take urgent steps to defuse military and political tensions that have developed over the past few days and to refrain from further bellicose rhetoric and pursue a path of meaningful dialogue. More
Chelsea Clinton To Speak At Global Literacy Conference In New Orleans

Chelsea Clinton To Speak At Global Literacy Conference In New Orleans Mar 1, 2019

Chelsea Clinton tops the list of notable speakers at the International Literacy Association (ILA) 2019 Conference, to be held in New Orleans, LA, October 10–13, 2019. More
Stars Bring On The Laughs At Keep It Clean Comedy Event

Stars Bring On The Laughs At Keep It Clean Comedy Event Mar 1, 2019

Sperry partnered with Waterkeeper Alliance last week to sponsor the star-studded Keep It Clean Comedy Event hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Largo LA followed by an intimate gathering at Nobu. More
#March4Women To Take Place On March 3

#March4Women To Take Place On March 3 Feb 28, 2019

This year’s #March4Women, taking place on Sunday 3 March, will mark 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which permitted women to enter professions, most notably law – and will celebrate the modern-day campaigners who have challenged the law to change the world. More
Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala

Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala Feb 22, 2019

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Children's Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) will host its annual Beat the Odds (BTO) Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. More
Rob Thomas And VNUE's set.fm Raise More Than $20K For Sidewalk Angels Foundation

Rob Thomas And VNUE's set.fm Raise More Than $20K For Sidewalk Angels Foundation Feb 7, 2019

After three sold out shows by international superstar Rob Thomas, VNUE announced today that it raised more than $20,000 for Sidewalk Angels Foundation from its instant live recordings at the Borgata Casino Music Box in Atlantic City, New Jersey. More
Jane Goodall Launches The Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation

Jane Goodall Launches The Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation Jan 28, 2019

Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder of The Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace, launches the Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation. More