Category: Purpose

Helping Global Citizen power the movement

In 2012, Hugh Evans and his Co-Founders Simon Moss and Wei Soo along with Ryan Gall launched the Global Citizen Festival, as part of the Global Poverty Project — a free, ticketed event requiring fans to perform anti-poverty actions in exchange for entry. To date, over 22 million actions have been taken against extreme poverty.… Read more »

The perils & rewards of our 180° turn

Last updated on August 21st, 2019When I founded The Conscience Organisation, I never imagined it would take nearly two decades to get it to where it is now. The journey has been exciting, glorious sometimes perilous but always, deeply rewarding. It feels as though I have traversed mountains, valleys, rapids and tornadoes. There have been… Read more »

Kweku Mandela & Mick Sheldrick speak about raising $7.2bn

Last updated on March 13th, 2019Recently we hosted an intimate and exclusive event at our Redfern offices in partnership with Global Citizen, fresh from the immensely successful Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy and marking his 100th year. The event was one of the most successful platforms for the objective… Read more »

Ending Violence Against Children in schools

Last updated on December 14th, 2018Last week we joined UNICEF, the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, Global Citizen and Junior Chamber International in South Africa to help bring to life the #ENDviolence Youth Manifesto. Over 100 young people from Africa, Asia, and the Americas gathered in Johannesburg at the beginning of December to… Read more »

The Conscience Organisation works with UNICEF to Help End Violence Against Children

Last updated on December 12th, 2018The Conscience Organisation will be working with United Nations’ agency ‘End Violence Against Children’ (EVAC) on ‘Safe2Learn’ – a global program to eradicate all forms of violence in schools by 2024. The Conscience Organisation is partnering with UNICEF, Junior Chamber International (JCI), and Global Citizen at an organised youth workshop… Read more »