Over the past 12 months or so, across the world we have seen a tidal wave of discussion and some notable action on stemming the steady flow of plastic waste into our oceans, despite the crisis being evident for many years.
On 1st August, 2018, Earth reached its “Overshoot Day” at an earlier point than any previous year in history. This describes the day by which all of the planet's natural resources that can be renewed and regenerated in one year have been consumed.
Late last year Aarambh India was honoured to receive the National Award for Child Welfare from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. The citation highlighted the ADMCF/Prerana initiative’s Online National Resource Centre (http://aarambhindia.org), its Internet Hotline and its work with child victims of sexual offences and their families.
Written by AHC
Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap, Cambodia has been striving for almost two decades to provide high quality, compassionate care at no cost to the children who need it most.
Written by David Shoemaker, M'Lop Tapang
M'Lop Tapang (MT) has been working with vulnerable children, youth and families of Sihanoukville since 2003. MT was ADMCF’s very first partner and when we started working together in 2006, MT was at an early stage supporting 200 children.
Written by Christina Dean - Founder, Redress
Redress’ war on reducing textile waste in the fashion industry victoriously and stylishly raged on this month with our fight to drive the circular economy in apparel and reduce the negative impacts of fashion.
The process is now underway to eliminate the ivory trade in Hong Kong. On June 6th, the Legislative Council (LegCo) gathered to hear Hong Kong residents' thoughts on the government’s proposed ban on ivory - a bill 27-years in the making.
Image by Charlotte Trounce
Everyone is a fashion consumer, from the trend loving fashionista to everyday folks for whom fashion equals function. It’s therefore no surprise that the fashion industry is one of the world’s largest industries.
Kicking off the ADM Capital Foundation’s second decade, we launch a new website at ADMCF.org that reflects our narrowed focus on Asia’s substantial environmental challenges.
Over the past ten years, we have worked with dozens of NGO partners to help support some of the region’s most marginalised children to better lives, we have pushed for action to reduce air pollution, to cut consumption of shark fin and protect our oceans, stem the wildlife trade, protect forests, build knowledge and action around China’s water crisis.