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Corporate Partnerships: In the News

Browse the press releases and articles below to find out the latest news about CARE and its corporate partnerships.

CARE, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Launch Partnership to Address Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in Humanitarian Settings
June 17, 2019
The global humanitarian organization CARE, the healthcare company Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund today announced a three-year, $1 million program to screen, diagnose, prevent and manage noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) for people who remain displaced two years after armed conflict in Marawi City, Philippines.

 


World Economic Forum: Eradicating Poverty
May 7, 2019
One simple change in society could help eradicate poverty in developing nations: giving women greater access to finance. This video from the World Economic Forum features the success of CARE's work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by supporting 5,000 women entrepreneurs, as well as highlighting more work CARE does in other parts of Africa.

 


 

H&M: Income and Savings Hugely Increased in Transformative Project with CARE
April 16, 2019
Focusing on women living in the slums of Addis Ababa, H&M Foundation's recent project with CARE in Ethiopia aimed to show that women could significantly improve their lives by becoming entrepreneurs. The results are a great success.

 


 

Gameloft: Dragons Really CARE about Charity
April 9, 2019
Gameloft is starting a new charity event with CARE called "Stronger Together". We know that if we work together nothing can stop us from making the world a better place. During "Stronger Together," everyone can vote for the YouTuber (or dragon) they like the most with special charity tokens that will then unlock the YouTuber's dragon in Dragon Mania Legends. Everything from the event will be donated.

 


 

Opinion: The Private Sector Should Invest in Women Farmers to Fight Global Hunger
March 25, 2019
Devex published an op-ed co-authored by Michelle Nunn, CARE’s CEO and president, on the opportunity for the private and public sector to invest in female farmers. Nunn highlighted CARE and PepsiCo Foundation’s “She  Feeds the World” initiative as an example of how NGOs and corporations can work together to empower women through its own agricultural supply chain and investing in multisector programs. 

 


 

Fearless Road to Leadership
March 24, 2019
The Georgetown Dish quoted Mark Muckerheide, CEO of CARE Social Ventures  at CARE USA’s co-hosted workshop for “Social Investors Day.” The workshop discussed how to reduce poverty and advance economic rights for nonprofits and the social sector. In response to the importance of helping nonprofits Muckerheide said, "We can't make the progress we need in reducing global poverty without leveraging market mechanisms.

 


 

P&G Sets New Goal to Deliver 25 Billion Liters of Clean Drinking Water to Families in Need Worldwide
March 19, 2019
After achieving its 2020 goal of delivering 15 billion liters one year early, P&G increases its target to 25 billion liters of clean water by 2025. Additionally, CARE is celebrating 15 years of partnership with P&G.

 


 

AdAge: DOVE Chocolate Is Opening A Marketplace For Female Entrepreneurs In Africa
March 7, 2019
In this Editor’s Pick, AdAge highlighted CARE and DOVE Chocolate's partnership that, since 2015, has supported women economically through Village Savings and Loan Association in Côte d’Ivoire. A new marketplace in the country will give entrepreneurial women a place to sell their goods and spaces to organize meetings. This piece also notes DOVE's donations from Amazon purchases to CARE.

 


10 Girl Power Gifts to Give Your BFF for International Women's Day
March 5, 2019
Health.com features longtime CARE partner Gap Inc., its donations to CARE and the company’s International Women’s Day (IWD) product of Old Navy’s limited-edition tees with inspiring sayings for women and matching mini-me styles for girls.

 


The PepsiCo Foundation Partners with CARE to Tackle Gender Inequality in Agriculture with an $18.2 Million Investment in She Feeds the World
March 4, 2019
This grant will provide resources and training to 5 million women farmers and their families worldwide to help them increase crop yields and income.
 


CARE Highlights Heroes for International Women's Day
March 4, 2019
BizJournals highlighted CARE’s #HerinHERO video. 

 


CARE Announces Monthlong Campaign to Make #March4Women and Lift up World’s Heroic Women and Girls
February 20, 2019
The month of March has long been a time to champion women.
 


Banana Republic Celebrates International Women’s Day with Its First Equality Capsule; Global Non-Profit CARE to Benefit From Equality Collection Sales
February 19, 2019
Banana Republic is proud to introduce its first Equality Collection capsule in honor of International Women’s Day. The Equality Collection is a limited-edition capsule of t-shirts and accessories with proceeds going to support the work of the non-profit CARE (fight.care.org), which focuses on fighting poverty and the advancement of women and girls around the world.
 



Business Fights Poverty: CARE, Cargill and Communities: An Historic, Mutual Agenda for Change
February 19, 2019
Business Fights Poverty includes this profile of CARE and Cargill’s nearly 60 year-long partnership, including their mutual drive to create impact at scale.
 



SAP Concur: Empowering SAP Concur Employees' Community Impact
January 30, 2019
SAP Concur shares its work with global community impact partner CARE during its 2019 Ignite event, a global distribution kick-off event to empower employee teams.
 


Fast Company: 9 CEOs predict what will be their biggest business challenges in 2019
January 2, 2019
Fast Company quoted Michelle Nunn, CARE’s president and CEO, in a story, ‘9 CEOs predict what will be their biggest business challenges in 2019.” 
 


Devex: Opinion: 7 ways to manage and strengthen data-driven decision-making
December 19, 2018
CARE India and IBM Health Corps share their lessons learned from a recent partnership to support and build data integration for public health for the State Government in Bihar, India.
 


Bloomberg: Dina Powell, Stacy Bash-Polley Feted as Goldman Women Hit Stage
November 15, 2018
Bloomberg highlights Dina Powell of Goldman as a one of four honorees at CARE’s 2018 IMPACT Awards Dinner in New York City.
 


 

The Pfizer Foundation and CARE: Empowering Women and Driving Progress Through Integrated Health Services in Benin
November 8, 2018
The Pfizer Foundation and CARE are combining our collective expertise and resources to design integrated, forward-thinking solutions for women and children that are responsive to the needs of the communities in which they live. Benin has been chosen as a site to pilot an integrated health services program that merges family planning services with childhood immunizations, and measures its impact on women, children and the local communities.



SSIR: Realizing the SDGs Through Transformational Corporate-NGO Partnerships
November 2, 2018
In this SSIR article, CARE and Cargill reflect on their 50-year partnership and why working together in true partnership is the only way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.
 


Sustainable Brands Blog: PepsiCo Employees to Pack More Than One Million Nutritious Meals for Underserved Communities in Westchester County and Latin America
October 3, 2018
Global food and beverage company PepsiCo kicked off a month-long community service program with 1,000 New York-area employees packing more than 1 million nutritious meals for underserved communities in Westchester County and communities in need in Latin America.
 


CARE Selected as SAP Concur Community Impact Partner to Boost Girls’ Education Around the World
September 13, 2018
The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced it has been selected by SAP Concur as a Community Impact Partner.


CARE Announces New Leadership of New Social Enterprises Division: CARE Social Ventures
September 12, 2018
The global poverty-fighting organization CARE announced Mark Muckerheide, a retail industry veteran, will head CARE Social Ventures.
 


CARE Enterprises and Bamboo Capital Partners Join Forces to Tackle Poverty in South and Southeast Asia
June 5, 2018
Businesses that improve the lives of people living in poverty across South and Southeast Asia were boosted today by the announcement of a strategic partnership between Bamboo Capital Partners (“Bamboo”) and CARE Enterprises (“CEI”).
 


MSNBC Morning Joe: CARE kicks off 16th annual national conference
May 21, 2018
Michelle Nunn, CARE’s president and CEO and Sally Yates, former acting U.S Attorney General appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss CARE’s 16th annual national Conference.
 


CARE Convenes 16th Annual Conference in DC, Storms Capitol Hill to Advocate for Women and Girls
May 18, 2018
Conference will feature star-studded lineup of speakers, expert panels and citizen advocates who will call on leaders to bring about positive change for women and girls.
 


CNN International: CARE Teams with Lancôme on Women’s Literacy
March 9, 2018
CNN International featured a six-minute interview with CARE Chief Innovation Officer Dar Vanderbeck, about CARE’s “Write Her Future” partnership with cosmetics giant Lancôme.
 


Devex: Scale X Design: Is this the accelerator the aid sector needs?
February 16, 2018
Devex featured CARE’s Scale X Design pitch night celebration at Stanford, describing it as “not your average Silicon Valley pitch competition.”
 


CARE’s Second Annual Scale X Design Challenge Rewards Innovation with $400,000 in Grants
February 12, 2018
The competition is the culmination of CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, which quickens the pace at which innovative programs reach scale.
 



Devex: CARE’s Approach to Innovation? Proximity to the Problem is Key
January 31, 2018
CARE USA has launched its Innovation Team to promote innovation within the organization and experiment with potential changes to its core operating model.