Search Results for 'William Burckart'

Maximilian Martin 10 January 2014

Is there a role for philanthropy in catalysing a shift to sustainable value chains?

The world’s garment and textile industry reached US$3 trillion in turnover in 2011, encompassing clothing, textiles, footwear and luxury goods. What’s more, it directly creates more than 20 million jobs around the world. But pressure …

News Alliance magazine 1 March 2013

Exploring the new frontiers of philanthropy

Enormous social, economic and environmental problems confront the world today, yet the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy are barely growing or in decline. It is increasingly clear that new models for financing social …

News Alliance magazine 1 March 2012

Philanthropication through privatization

Efforts now under way to build community foundations and other philanthropic institutions in regions lacking them hold enormous promise, but generating the capital resources that can sustain them over the long run presents a huge …

News Alliance magazine 1 March 2011

Did you know …

The privatization of governmental or quasi-governmental enterprises or assets offers a new avenue for resourcing community-based foundations in developing regions around the world. This possibility has gained new visibility with the recent growth of Italy’s …