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25 August 2020 | EVENTS
THURSDAYS WITH PHILANTHROPY – series of webinars

THURSDAYS WITH PHILANTHROPY We gladly invite you to a series of webinars on Philanthropy in CEE, based on our "Philanthropy in CEE 2020" research. * September 3 (Thursday) Opening webinar with Kantar What are the behaviors and expectations of individual donors from business, public administration and social purpose organizations? Are they willing to pay more...

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08 August 2020 | FORBES
Skills-based volunteering

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * Skills-based volunteering Author: Anna Korzeniewska, Founder of Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe Original text was written for Forbes Poland, published on https://www.forbes.pl/ on August 8, 2020. Companies that want to take a holistic approach to corporate social responsibility do not ask whether they should...

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06 July 2020 | FORBES
SDGs: we can’t lose this decade

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * SDGs: we can't lose this decade Author: Anna Korzeniewska, Founder of Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe Original text was written for Forbes Poland, published on https://www.forbes.pl/ on July 4, 2020. Although sustainable development is still a song of the future, the struggle for its...

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24 June 2020 | INTERVIEWS
COVID-19 interviews: tax breaks for donors in CEE

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * Tax breaks for donors in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) Interview with Magdalena Sławinska-Rzemek Magdalena Sławińska-Rzemek: Tax Advisor at V4 Legal, part of V4 Group. Lawyer. Trainer in tax and social security issues. Author of numerous publications on this subject. A graduate of the Faculty of...

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22 May 2020 | INTERVIEWS
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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20 May 2020 | FORBES
Social Impact – philanthropy that brings lasting change

[język polski poniżej / Polish below] *  *  * During the crisis, philanthropy that brings lasting change matters even more Author: Anna Korzeniewska, Founder of Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe Original text was written for Forbes Poland, published on https://www.forbes.pl/ on May 17, 2020. When we invest our money, we entrust it to...

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15 May 2020 | INTERVIEWS
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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03 May 2020 | INTERVIEWS
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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25 April 2020 | INTERVIEWS
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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09 April 2020 | FORBES
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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