How is the 510 initiative helping the Red Cross to harness Big Data for impact?

How is the 510 initiative helping the Red Cross to harness Big Data for impact?

Big Data is becoming a trend for all humanitarian organizations, particularly because it can empower a more coordinated and efficient response. Among national societies, the Netherlands Red Cross has been ...

ICRC Corporate Partners see our Impact in Colombia

ICRC Corporate Partners see our Impact in Colombia

Seven representatives of the ICRC’s corporate support group (CSG) and the private sector accompanied President Peter Maurer on a field visit to Colombia in January of this year.

What is the ICRC doing in Sustainable Development?

What is the ICRC doing in Sustainable Development?

To illustrate our efforts to mainstream sustainability as part of an appropriate and effective approach to assist the victims of conflict and other situations of violence, the ICRC is publishing a biennial ...

Messaging apps: an untapped humanitarian resource

Messaging apps: an untapped humanitarian resource

New research, led by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), suggests messaging apps could play a vital role in humanitarian work in the future. The research carried out ...

Can a citizen-driven response improve humanitarian action?

Can a citizen-driven response improve humanitarian action?

With the rapid onset of digital technologies, a new kind of humanitarian action is appearing: the citizen-driven response. This is transforming the role of humanitarian organisations. Jennie Phillips, a PhD ...

Private sector engagement: Making the case for collaboration

Private sector engagement: Making the case for collaboration

Annual meeting of the Corporate Support Group issues call for new partnerships to drive innovation and find solutions. To innovate, you need to collaborate. And at a time of increasing ...

How collaboration can cure “pilotitis”

How collaboration can cure “pilotitis”

As part of Devex’s Making Markets Work campaign, ICRC’s Mechthild Rombach and Thalie Bareilles submitted a guest column on the subject of collaboration, innovation, pilots and the importance of bringing ...

ABB state-of-the-art microgrid to power African hub of the ICRC

ABB state-of-the-art microgrid to power African hub of the ICRC

ABB’s hybrid microgrid to provide uninterrupted power supply derived from traditional and renewable energy sources while reducing carbon emissions