Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change

Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change Aug 11, 2017

Pathway to Paris, a climate change initiative focused on turning the Paris Agreement into reality, will partner with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and 350.org for a concert on climate action, to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 5, 2017. More
Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets

Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets Aug 10, 2017

Former NBA player and NBA Cares Ambassador Felipe Lopez recently traveled with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to Dajabon, Dominican Republic to help fight malaria. More
Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Charitybuzz Fashion Auction

Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Charitybuzz Fashion Auction Aug 9, 2017

Charitybuzz is changing online fundraising by design with the introduction of their first ever curated Fashion Auction, part of this year’s successful Charitybuzz Curates program. More
Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet

Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet Jul 24, 2017

As part of his 47th birthday celebrations, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and the actor playing the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, is calling on his friends, family and fans to help him raise funds to support UN climate action programmes. More
Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project

Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Jul 21, 2017

A plethora of stars attended an exclusive concert by Don Henley and friends Jackson Browne and Bill Murray in support of Oceana and The Walden Woods Project. More
Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets

Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets Jul 21, 2017

In a few weeks, actress Nia Long and her son Massai Dorsey Jr. will travel to Tanzania to support the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign in its global fight against malaria. More
Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine

Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine Jul 21, 2017

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. More
Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation

Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation Jul 19, 2017

Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, Lily Tomlin, Alison Pill, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Stephanie Cayo, Briana Evigan, Heidi Nazarudin, Christina Ochoa, and Sally Pressman were among those who attended the 10th annual SeaChange Summer Party in Laguna Beach on Saturday evening to support Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
Mandela's Vision For A Better World

Mandela's Vision For A Better World Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017 marks a significant milestone for The Elders as they celebrate ten years since Nelson Mandela founded the group, brought together for peace, justice and human rights. More
Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner

Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner Jul 18, 2017

Don Henley is set to host the Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner in September. More
Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival

Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival Jul 14, 2017

KCETLink Media Group, the national independent broadcast and digital media network, has announced that its two services, KCET public television in Los Angeles and independent satellite network Link TV nationwide, will launch the EARTH FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles on July 27 with a private opening night reception and screening of the upcoming much-buzzed about Al Gore documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” from Paramount Pictures and Participant Media. More
Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Present Rock Under The Stars With Don Henley And Friends

Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Present Rock Under The Stars With Don Henley And Friends Jul 14, 2017

Oceana and the Walden Woods Project present Rock Under The Stars with Don Henley and Friends next week. More
Jane Goodall And WETA Digital Speak Out Against Using Live Animals In Entertainment

Jane Goodall And WETA Digital Speak Out Against Using Live Animals In Entertainment Jul 13, 2017

Jane Goodall met the team at WETA Digital when she was in New Zealand recently, and talked about stopping the use of live animals in the entertainment industry. More
Sam Waterston And Lily Tomlin To Be Honored At Oceana SeaChange Summer Party

Sam Waterston And Lily Tomlin To Be Honored At Oceana SeaChange Summer Party Jul 11, 2017

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation, will host the 10th annual SeaChange Summer Party. More
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders Jul 3, 2017

The Elders are delighted to announce that former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has accepted their invitation to join the group. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Continues Efforts To Protect Endangered Vaquita

Leonardo DiCaprio Continues Efforts To Protect Endangered Vaquita Jul 3, 2017

Last month, during a meeting between President Enrique Peña Nieto, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carlos Slim, and senior government officials at the Official Residence of Los Pinos, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed agreeing to make major commitments to protect valuable marine ecosystems in the Gulf of California. More
Paul Simon Tour Reaches Halfway Point In Support Of Half-Earth Project

Paul Simon Tour Reaches Halfway Point In Support Of Half-Earth Project Jun 21, 2017

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon has reached the midpoint in his month-long tour to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the planet’s biodiversity. More
Barbra Streisand Gives Support To Clinton Foundation Appeal

Barbra Streisand Gives Support To Clinton Foundation Appeal Jun 21, 2017

President Clinton is currently matching donations to the Clinton Foundation, and longtime supporter Barbra Streisand has reached out to fans via a Clinton Foundation newsletter to urge fans to give generously. More
Kofi Annan: Why Are Only Poor Countries Taking Refugees?

Kofi Annan: Why Are Only Poor Countries Taking Refugees? Jun 21, 2017

Kofi Annan, Chair of The Elders, has written in TIME Magazine on World Refugee Day. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Promotes Butterfly And Bee Preservation

Jerry Garcia Foundation Promotes Butterfly And Bee Preservation Jun 16, 2017

The Jerry Garcia Foundation will once again take part in Dead & Company's Charity Outreach Initiative at the Participation Row Charity Village as part of this summer’s concert tour. More
Farm Aid's Music And Food Festival Travels To Pittsburgh Area

Farm Aid's Music And Food Festival Travels To Pittsburgh Area Jun 15, 2017

Farm Aid has announced that its annual food and music festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., with tickets on sale to the public on Friday, June 23. More
Cody Simpson Named Ocean Advocate By United Nations Development Programme

Cody Simpson Named Ocean Advocate By United Nations Development Programme Jun 9, 2017

To mark World Oceans Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will name Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people. More
SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Rashida Jones With Actors Inspiration Award

SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Rashida Jones With Actors Inspiration Award Jun 8, 2017

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today that Emmy-nominated actress Rashida Jones will receive its Actors Inspiration Award, an honor recognizing artists who give back to the community by championing worthy philanthropic causes which make a difference in the world. More
Jane Goodall Institute Partners With War For The Planet Of The Apes Film To Help Chimps

Jane Goodall Institute Partners With War For The Planet Of The Apes Film To Help Chimps Jun 7, 2017

In honor of the upcoming release of the new War for the Planet of the Apes, 20th Century Fox have teamed with the Jane Goodall Institute to provide care for rescued chimpanzees at Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Republic of Congo. More
Adrian Grenier Named UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

Adrian Grenier Named UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Jun 7, 2017

Hollywood actor Adrian Grenier, best known for his iconic role of A-list movie star Vincent Chase in eight seasons of the HBO smash hit and film “Entourage” received this week in New York his designation as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. More
Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement Jun 6, 2017

Some of the world’s most respected environmental organizations have spoken out about President Trump’s globally derided decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Sesame Street Theme Songs And Hollywood Movie Royalties For Sale In Charity Auction

Sesame Street Theme Songs And Hollywood Movie Royalties For Sale In Charity Auction Jun 2, 2017

Royalty Exchange, the world’s first online marketplace for royalties, is offering a rare chance to buy a stake in music and screenwriter royalties from several popular Sesame Street shows and hit Hollywood movies. More
The Elders Condemn US For Quitting Paris Climate Agreement

The Elders Condemn US For Quitting Paris Climate Agreement Jun 1, 2017

The Elders condemned the decision by President Trump to quit the Paris Agreement on climate change. They insisted that the decision does not mean the demise of the Paris Agreement, and urged other signatories to continue to respect its provisions. More
More Than 100 Authors Sign Greenpeace's Pledge for Free Speech and Forest Protection

More Than 100 Authors Sign Greenpeace's Pledge for Free Speech and Forest Protection Jun 1, 2017

More than 100 authors from around the world, including Nobel Prize winner John Maxwell Coetzee (Disgrace); writer and comedian Stephen Fry (More Fool Me); Man Booker Prize winners Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Yann Martel (Life of Pi); and thought leaders Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow), Rebecca Solnit (Men Explain Things to Me) and Naomi Klein (The Shock Doctrine) signed a pledge with Greenpeace to support free speech and stand up for forests. More
The Elders Condemn Political Paralysis In South Sudan In The Face Of Famine

The Elders Condemn Political Paralysis In South Sudan In The Face Of Famine May 29, 2017

The Elders today condemned the political paralysis and failure of leadership at all levels in South Sudan in the face of worsening famine and humanitarian disaster. More