World Oceans Day 2022: Collaboration, Collections and Cleanups

Tomorrow (or perhaps today for you) – Wednesday, June 8 is World Oceans Day. But, don’t we have One Ocean, just as there is just One Planet? There are two events I should tell you about. Firstly, the United Nations will have an online event starting at 10:00 am EDT (9:00 am Jamaican time), which … More World Oceans Day 2022: Collaboration, Collections and Cleanups

Celebrating 76 years, the UN focuses on frontline heroes and partnerships

I have been thinking a lot about peace recently, and my thoughts will be in a follow-up post – including the critical role that our young people can and will play. I particularly like the United Nations’ alliterative theme for UN Day this year – all those “P”s! In Jamaica, as almost everywhere else, climate … More Celebrating 76 years, the UN focuses on frontline heroes and partnerships

Sharper Yet: The Hurdles Crew and Youth Inspiring Positive Change

It’s not often that I can be found sipping coffee in the company of a large group of young volunteers and their partners and sponsors on a Sunday morning. But so it was today, in a cool tent at the lovely Terra Nova Hotel in the heart of steamy, warm Kingston. The Positive Organisation (Youths … More Sharper Yet: The Hurdles Crew and Youth Inspiring Positive Change

GraceKennedy Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Bursaries to Students

As usual at the start of the school year, the private sector has been generous in its donations to assist needy students. GraceKennedy is, as always, a great corporate citizen year-round – not just for back to school. Here’s a release and some photographs (provided by ProComm) from their presentation to schoolchildren earlier this week. KINGSTON, … More GraceKennedy Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Bursaries to Students

GraceKennedy Continues to Invest in Management Studies and the Environment Through the GraceKennedy Foundation and Its UWI Chairs

Here is a press release and photographs from the GraceKennedy Foundation, which is doing good and very focused work. Please support its efforts! Company pledges J$1M to the UWI Plastic Bottle Separation Project Kingston, Jamaica, November 20 – The tremendous work being done by holders of GraceKennedy Chairs – Professors Ian Boxill and Dale Webber … More GraceKennedy Continues to Invest in Management Studies and the Environment Through the GraceKennedy Foundation and Its UWI Chairs