Last month, in recognition of both his musical career and his extraordinary humanitarian achievements as Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), Sir Elton John received the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting in Davos.

“The price of being connected is that we must never turn a blind eye to suffering; it was that fellow-feeling that inspired the Elton John AIDS Foundation,” Elton said, and he challenged the audience to join the fight for a more equal future. “You’ve all made it, baby, but what are you making? What worth does it have if it does not strengthen the bonds of humanity?”

Elton’s complete remarks can be viewed here — he begins speaking at 18:40.

comments powered by Disqus

Latest news

L'Oréal Paris Honors Extraordinary Women of Worth at 13th Annual Celebration

L'Oréal Paris Honors Extraordinary Women of Worth at 13th Annual Celebration Dec 7, 2018

L’Oréal Paris celebrated 10 women selflessly making an extraordinary difference in the world at the 13th annual Women of Worth event last night. Inspired by the L’Oréal Paris tagline, “Because You’re Worth It,” Women of Worth honors the intrinsic beauty and worth of women who are positively impacting their communities through philanthropy. More
More news