Corporate Philanthropy

Posted by | 22 May 2020
COVID-19 interviews: dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra

Interview with Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra Expert in Political Economy, Senior Lecturer in Political Economy in the Department of International Development at King's College London. Her research focus is on innovation, entrepreneurship, venture capital and the social impact of business. She is the author of The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia (published by Cornell...

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Posted by | 15 May 2020
COVID-19 interviews: prof. Jerzy Hausner

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * Philanthropy cannot be an impulse Interview with prof. Jerzy Hausner prof. dr hab. Jerzy Hausner - Professor of Economics, Faculty member of the Cracow University of Economics, Member of the Monetary Policy Council (since 2010). From the mid 1990’s, served many important public and government functions....

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Posted by | 03 May 2020
COVID-19 interviews: UBS on Strategic Philanthropy

UBS has a unique structure as a wealth management firm that has an in-house Foundation dedicated to helping its clients drive greater social impact. In many cases UBS Optimus Foundation cooperates with its clients to support them in directing capital  to tackle issues set out by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), – although this...

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Posted by | 25 April 2020
COVID-19 interviews: Danone

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * Dominika Ziemkiewicz (DZ), Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe: Emmanuel Faber, president of Danone, recently announced a rescue package for 15,000 companies working in Danone supply chain - farmers, suppliers and service providers for which you will spend a total of EUR 250 million....

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Posted by | 09 April 2020
Philanthropy at the time of COVID-19

In the face of a pandemic, business, philanthropists and public institutions are joining forces. And although philanthropy cannot replace the government's efforts to fight a pandemic, it can quickly, flexibly and sensibly support those who need help. There are many positive examples of such actions. When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic,...

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Posted by | 03 February 2020
Is business benefiting from strategic philanthropy?

CEOs are facing quite a challenge. On one hand, they have to meet the expectations of shareholders - that the company will generate the highest possible profit. On the other hand, they are facing the expectations of stakeholders - employees, society, customers - that the company will be socially involved. Can strategic philanthropy, in the...

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Posted by | 07 January 2020
Redefining business (for good) – emergence of social enterprises in UK

Social enterprises are businesses created to further a social purpose in a financially sustainable way. We had a chance to speak to Jamie Palmer, Head of Social Enterprise Services at the EY Foundation, and Founder of Social Supermarket. Jamie sheds light on social enterprises in the UK, and the climate in which they operate, the...

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Posted by | 17 December 2019
2019 Impact Investing Summit (London)

Author: Marta Kozielska, UK Consultant for Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe Impact Investing Summit London, Dec 4-5, 2019 Annually, Impact Investing Summit gathers experts and disruptors who innovate ways in which social impact is and should be more widely thought of, enforced and delivered by both individual and intuitional agents. The two-day...

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