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April 2021

Southern Small Businesses and Nonprofits Impacted by Covid Can Now Apply for Support from Multi-Million Dollar Fund

April 28, 2021

April 27, 2021 – Small business owners and nonprofits across the South can begin applying today for very low interest loans of up to $100,000 and free business support through the Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund—a new program created by a diverse group of community lenders aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits navigate and […]

Bangladesh Prioritizes Elimination of Child Labor in Dried Fish Sector

April 23, 2021

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh  – April 23, 2021 ─ In response to efforts by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Child Labor Improvements in Bangladesh (CLIMB) project, implemented by Winrock International in collaboration with local partners, the Government of Bangladesh has announced it is prioritizing the elimination of child labor in the Dried Fish Sector (DFS). On […]

ART Welcomes the Launch of the LEAF Coalition

April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 – The Secretariat of the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART), hosted by Winrock International, welcomes today’s announcement of the Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance (LEAF) Coalition, a public-private initiative which aims to raise global climate ambition and mobilize at least $1 billion in results-based finance for the protection of tropical forests. […]

What Businesses Operating in Vietnam Can Do about Climate Risk

April 22, 2021

All companies with business operations or supply chains in Vietnam need to know that the country is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change — and need to be aware of the ways they can build resilience. Just last October, two mega-typhoons flooded communities, displaced families, and took lives in what is becoming an all too familiar […]

Winrock International Joins BankFWD to Phase Out Financing of Fossil Fuels

April 21, 2021

April 21, 2021 – Winrock International announced it has joined BankFWD’s groundbreaking pledge to lead major banks in the fight against climate change by phasing out all financing for fossil fuels. Winrock International joins other Rockefeller-affiliated organizations in signing the BankFWD pledge, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the David Rockefeller Fund, and […]

Announcing Private Investment for Enhanced Resilience (PIER) Caribbean

April 15, 2021

The Private Investment for Enhanced Resilience (PIER) Project is now working in the Caribbean, where it is demonstrating how implementing partners can engage the private sector in reducing deforestation pressures and enhancing carbon stocks through investments in intercropping, cover crop development and agroforestry, thus encouraging more resilient value chains. PIER’s work in Jamaica, Dominican Republic, […]