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OCT 07, 2019

KKR 40 for 40: Providing a Platform for Those Whom Have Lost Their Voice in Society

KKR 40 for 40: Providing a Platform for Those Whom Have Lost Their Voice in Society

A few years ago, a friend invited me to a fundraising event for the Rikers Debate Project (RDP) – I could have never guessed that invitation would have such a meaningful impact on my life. RDP teaches competitive debate skills — including communication, conflict resolution, and public citizenship—to currently incarcerated students....

OCT 03, 2019

KKR Included in 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces… Again!

KKR Included in 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces… Again!
By KKR

On Thursday, October 3rd, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced their annual list of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces and KKR is proud to be included for the fourth year in a row. The list recognizes organizations that strive to make adoption a supported option for every working parent, something we feel strongly about. KKR i...

SEP 30, 2019

The Kisêdjê People of Brazil Are Core to Who I Am and the Work I Do, Here’s Why

The Kisêdjê People of Brazil Are Core to Who I Am and the Work I Do, Here’s Why

Few people know that my personal story of why I began working on environmental issues includes spending part of my childhood in the Xingu indigenous reserve in Brazil with a group called the Kisêdjê. The indigenous reserves in Brazil remain some of the best-protected forested areas in the Amazon region, though that’s under constant threat by ...

SEP 24, 2019

How KKR is Tackling the UN SDGs

How KKR is Tackling the UN SDGs

It is inspiring to see so many government, business and nonprofit leaders come together this week for the United Nations General Assembly and Climate Week NYC to discuss how best to address some of the greatest challenges of our time. These gatherings and others like it (PRI in Person, GIIN Investor Forum, Climate Strike, etc.) offer a pri...