In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was launched to combat global HIV/AIDS, the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. Through 2013, PEPFAR plans to work in partnership with host nations and support training of at least 140,000 new health care workers in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care.
Music for Relief has pledged to help 1 million families gain access to sustainable energy throughout 2012. This will be achieved through multiple activities, including direct donations from supporters, support for energy enterprises such as Enèji Pwòp and energy entrepreneurs to ensure renewable energy tools are made available to families, and raising public awareness to leverage commitments of funding and resources to support energy access from governments and corporations.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation aims to be a catalyst for environmental projects. It promotes the sustainable and equitable management of natural resources and places the individual at the center of its projects. It encourages the implementation of innovative and ethical solutions by fighting climate change, safeguarding biodiversity, and promoting access to clean water for all.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Headquartered in New York City and with offices around the world, the Rainforest Alliance works hand-in-hand with land owners and businesses in the forestry, agricultural and tourism sectors to make their practices environmentally and socially responsible. The Rainforest Alliance is the world's leading FSC-accredited forest management certifier. The FSC is the global standard setter for responsible forest management.
Founded in 1940, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund encourages social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. The RBF's grantmaking is organized around three themes: Democratic Practice, Sustainable Development, and Peace and Security. Though the Fund pursues its three program interests in a variety of geographic contexts, it has identified several specific locations on which to concentrate cross-programmatic attention. The Fund refers to these as "RBF pivotal places": subnational areas, nation-states, or cross-border regions that have special importance with regard to the Fund's substantive concerns and whose future will have disproportionate significance for the future of a surrounding region, an ecosystem, or the world. The Fund currently works in three pivotal places: New York City, Western Balkans, and Southern China.
RAM is a voluntary organization of Rotary Clubs and Districts to work on malaria control. RAM aims to achieve worldwide control of malaria through increasing availability of bed nets, making education available on causes, symptoms, treatments, and preventions of malaria, connecting people with a focus on linking potential donors to projects, and encouraging discussions on malaria control.
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary's global membership is approximately 1.2 million men and women who belong to more than 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Recently, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provided Rotary with a $100 million matching grant. Through the Rotary PolioPlus program, Rotary is calling on its members and individuals to help reach the $100 million goal.
The Save Darfur Coalition is an alliance of over 180 faith-based, advocacy and humanitarian organizations. The Coalition's member organizations represent 130 million people of all ages, races, religions and political affiliations united together to help the people of Darfur.
Mission: To take the lead in the development of tourism in Mexico through the planning of activities, encouraging development of supply, supporting tourism companies, advertising, and organizing a series of actions at various government levels. To achieve this, the various organizations involved have to work together under the guidance of the tourist sector of the public administration.