As a capstone project for their course on Global Philanthropy taught by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors president and CEO Melissa Berman, also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, more than 50 MBA students formed a dozen teams that reviewed the top 100 proposals from 100&Change. "The AgriFin initiative emerged on top because it effectively tackled inequity, poverty, and the impact of climate change," Dr. Berman said.
George Morgan-Grenville, chief executive of tour operator Red Savannah, who organised the letter, said: “Signatories to this letter are more used to competing ferociously but, on this issue, we are united. The quarantine plans are poorly thought-out, wholly detrimental to industry recovery and are more or less unworkable.”
Douglas Ostrover, Marc Lipschultz and Craig Packer, Co-Founders of Owl Rock Capital Partners, said: "We are thrilled to have two such talented, experienced and committed professionals leading our opportunistic investing efforts...We look forward to working closely with them both as they drive this key area for Owl Rock."
Jeremy Ghose, Global Head of Investcorp Credit Management said "The warehouses that got affected in this crisis are the pre-Covid portfolios, because the pricing of the loans in their portfolios averaged around 3%-3.5%, With CLO liabilities where they are today, clearly the arbitrage is not so attractive out of the gates."
Verizon donates over $1M in online advertising to help rescue missing children. “I am thrilled to announce this important new partnership between Verizon and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children,” said Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chairman and CEO. “As Verizon builds the networks capable of delivering revolutionary 5G experiences, we must stay focused on protecting children from new and existing forms of online harm. NCMEC does heroic work to fight online child exploitation and to help rescue missing children and we are proud to support these efforts.”