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Mobilising social finance for climate action in Asia

17 June 2018
David Venn

Asia is particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. A confluence of man-made factors ranging from industrial agriculture practices to widespread deforestation to a reliance on conventional energy sources present serious threats to the region’s economy, people and natural ecosystems and at the recent Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference climate change and sustainable finance featured prominently on the agenda. To move the needle on climate will require significant investment from a range of …

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Governance changes at the EFC following 2018 Annual General Assembly

14 June 2018
Alliance magazine

The Annual General Assembly of Members took place on Thursday 31 May in Brussels as part of the 29th EFC Conference, with several key changes approved to the EFC governance. Katherine Watson (European Cultural Foundation) is thanked by her fellow members following her retirement and steps down as Vice President from the Management Committee Klaus Wehmeier (Körber-Stiftung) becomes Vice-President Vesna Bajšanski-Agić (Mozaik Foundation) joins the Management Committee New members of the Governing Council King Baudouin …

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Never underestimate the power of muppets

12 June 2018
Andrew Milner

‘Don’t you look nice! Did you get any breakfast this morning?’ The answer was yes and we chorused it with …

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EFC launch online tool for members to provide instant insights and benchmarking

9 June 2018
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation has launched Compass – a tool designed to capture and share information about EFC members. Compass contains …

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EFC AGA 2018: Diversity is not about numbers (but even that would be a start)

5 June 2018
Rose Longhurst

In the ‘Power Matters – Leadership Culture in Philanthropic Organisations’ session at the European Foundation Centre conference, my table held …

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EFC AGA 2018: New common spaces for culture (and for Europe)

5 June 2018
Pietro De Matteis

Despite the unprecedented level of interconnectivity of our societies, today’s world is marked by growing social fragmentation. At a time …

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EFC AGA 2018: Day three putting faith in culture

5 June 2018
Amy McGoldrick

‘Faith, or religion, is one of the last frontiers not talked about within diversity,’ stated Kassim-Lakha. ‘Religious diversity is with …

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EFC AGA 2018: Day two in music and numbers

5 June 2018
Amy McGoldrick

Day two began exactly as I had excitedly booked – with a walking tour around Brussels’ city centre toward two …

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EFC AGA 2018: Day one heating up

5 June 2018
Amy McGoldrick

As Brussels steadily baked over the rising sun on a Tuesday morning, the EFC Conference on ‘Culture matters: connecting citizens …

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EFC AGA 2018: You are what you eat, you are what you listen to

5 June 2018
Zoe McDonagh

’Madam, I’m afraid your hand luggage is over the 10kg limit, you must take something out, insisted the Airline Customer …

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EFC AGA 2018: Diversity in philanthropy – are we taking advantage of it?

4 June 2018
Özen Pulat

The session “Power Matters: Leadership Culture in Foundations” organised by the Gender Equality Network of EFC during the 2018 Annual …