new $20 million Clarios Foundation’s work helps address the impact of climate change and environmental degradation on children in 14 countries.
New York When milwaukee, November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Clarios Foundation and UNICEF today announced a renewed and expanded partnership to reduce environmental hazards and create healthy environments for children.
new $20 million The Clarios Foundation commitment will support UNICEF’s Healthy Environment for Healthy Children program from 2023 to 2026. The funds will be used to identify, treat and mitigate the impacts of climate change and pollution on the health of children in 14 countries.
“Climate change, environmental degradation and pollutants are wreaking havoc on children’s development, health and well-being, threatening their survival.” Catherine Russell, UNICEF Executive Director. “This new commitment is important in scaling up efforts to address childhood lead poisoning and to prevent and treat other forms of toxic substance poisoning in children.”
Over the next four years, the partnership will contribute to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and UNICEF’s global health strategy. Supported by the Clarios Foundation, the Healthy Environments for Healthy Children program protects children from the effects of pollution and climate change and mobilizes broader multisectoral action, including youth engagement. Develop responsive primary health care for
“This partnership represents the Clarios Foundation’s deep and ongoing commitment to helping children around the world by supporting their healthy development and potential. Mark Wallace, Clarios CEO. “By expanding our commitment, we can make a greater impact in the lives of children while spotlighting the importance of improving conditions in communities around the world.”
In 2020, the Clarios Foundation is a founding partner of the Protect Every Child’s Potential (PECP) initiative, helping protect more than 70 million children. Bangladesh, Georgia, Ghana When Indonesia Prevention of lead poisoning in children. Clarios Foundation’s investment also supports UNICEF’s life-saving work for vulnerable children and families affected by conflict, contributing to UNICEF’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
About the Clarios Foundation
The Clarios Foundation WisconsinPrimarily funded by Clarios, LLC – a philanthropic non-equity based corporation – a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions and a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact in 2020, aligning its strategy and operations with human rights and labor rights. , committed to aligning with universal principles focused on the environment. and anti-corruption.
The Clarios Foundation supports three main focus areas: Children’s Health and Environment, Circular Economy Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Sustainable Communities.
UNICEF works in the world’s most difficult places to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. In over 190 countries and territories, we are working to build a better world for all, for every child, everywhere.
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