For Immediate Release: July 8, 2021
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Clinton Foundation releases annual Impact Report, showcasing the “Power of Partnerships”
This year’s report highlights ongoing work and impact, as well as how partnerships have strengthened Foundation programs’ work for two decades
Read the report released today at 2020.clintonfoundation.org
NEW YORK – Today, the Clinton Foundation released its annual Impact Report, detailing the ongoing work around the world and across the United States. As the Foundation marks 20 years of operations this year, today’s report showcases how the power of partnerships have strengthened the Foundation’s work and impact.
This record of impact since 2001 includes:
- 430 million people in more than 180 countries benefiting from Clinton Global Initiative projects and partnerships;
- 30 million U.S. children leading healthier lives through the Alliance for a Healthier Generation*;
- 21 million people with access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS medications through the Clinton Health Access Initiative*;
- 1.2 million children’s books distributed to under-resourced communities through Too Small to Fail;
- 459,000 students and educators who have participated in world-class programming free-of-charge from the Clinton Presidential Center;
- 375,000 doses of naloxone distributed to recovery residences, high schools, universities, and community organizations through the Opioid Response Network;
- 160,000 farmers in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania who have improved their lives through the Clinton Development Initiative;
- 11,000 students turning their ideas into action through CGI University;
- 350 leaders applying lessons learned from four presidencies through the Presidential Leadership Scholars program;
- 117 projects dedicated to disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean through the Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery; and
- 71 mW of clean energy projects facilitated in small island nations through the Clinton Climate Initiative.
* independent and associated programs
Read more details, including updates from programs and partners, in the report here: 2020.clintonfoundation.org.
“With partnership as our guiding principle, we’ve launched programs that have now helped more than 21 million people around the world access lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment; created healthier learning environments for more than 30 million children in the U.S. who are eating better and moving more; built a community of change-makers through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) whose Commitments to Action have improved the lives of more than 430 million people in 180 countries; and much more,” said President Clinton in his introduction to the report. “Along the way, we’ve constantly evaluated and re-evaluated our programs to figure out what approaches work best. Over the past year, we relied on all these lessons to confront unprecedented challenges.”
In her letter to readers, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton said, “My father started the Clinton Foundation 20 years ago based on principles that have guided his entire life in public service: everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has something to contribute, and we all do better when we work together. Principles that are as true today as ever — particularly when it comes to our shared public health.”
Please find the entire report, including updates from the Clinton Foundation’s programs on the ground across the United States and around the world, here: 2020.clintonfoundation.org
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About the Clinton Foundation
Building on a lifetime of public service, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation on the simple belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has a responsibility to act, and we all do better when we work together. For nearly two decades, those values have energized the work of the Foundation in overcoming complex challenges and improving the lives of people across the United States and around the world.
As an operating foundation, we work on issues directly or with strategic partners from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement and service. Our programs are designed to make a real difference today while serving as proven models for tomorrow. The goal of every effort is to use available resources to get better results faster – at the lowest possible cost.
We firmly believe that when diverse groups of people bring resources together in the spirit of true cooperation, transformative ideas will emerge to drive life-changing action.
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