crossllines ch bannerNewsfile: June 2010

Newsfile aggregates news that might otherwise drop off the horizon about situations affecting humanitarian work and the international situation. It doesn't chase after the most immediate stories which other newsfeeds can offer. Latest items from each region are presented first. To comply with fair-use rules we give only a headline, or enough of the story to explain the headline. All the stories cited are fully detailed.

Global

Refugees International Head Steps Down After Three Months

Dan Glickman, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, has stepped down from the leadership of Refugees International, after assuming the post in April, the organization announced.

L. Craig Johnston, a board member, has been named interim president.

Chronicle of Philanthropy 21 June 2010

Environmental Funds Battled BP For Years

Even before BP Plc's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began in April, the company was losing its sterling reputation with fund managers focused on the environment.

Reuters PlanetArk 04-Jun-10

Rescuing Ecosystems Can Save Trillions Of Dollars: U.N.

No, it's not a joke.

Reuters PlanetArk 04-Jun-10

Americas

USA

The Power of the Crowd

The Minnesota Community Foundation is using online tools to involve lots of people to devise ideas to solve problems in its home state.

Chronicle of Philanthrophy 3 June 2010

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