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Opinion Annette Kleinbrod and Martin Speer 3 August 2020

Together we can do it: The potential of philanthropy for the SDGs

Crises and radical changes characterise this year. Many of us realise: we must work for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. What can foundations contribute? A new report from Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Federal Association …

Opinion James Magowan 3 March 2020

Embracing the SDGs is good for you

‘Connecting Community Foundations with the SDGs’, a recent ECFI publication, highlights the relevance of the work of community foundations to the SDGs and describes an approach to embracing the Global Goals at local level. ‘The …

News Charles Keidan 8 November 2019

Bertelsmann chief: make the SDGs philanthropy’s lingua franca

One of Europe’s leading foundations has urged an audience of philanthropy leaders to embrace the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the unifying principle and ‘lingua franca’ of the global philanthropy sector. The comments …

News Alliance magazine 5 November 2019

Report examines how community philanthropy can help fund SDGs

A new report from Global Fund for Community Foundations ‘From billions to millions‘ examines how the growing community philanthropy sector can help fund SDGs. The paper, authored by Jonathan Glennie, pinpoints community philanthropy as a …

News Alliance magazine 25 August 2019

SDG Philanthropy Platform expands to cover progress in China

The SDG Philanthropy Platform has launched a brand-new China country page and will aim to regularly update the page with helpful information, articles, blogs, reports and initiatives from China, and are welcoming insights and stories …

Conference reports Natalya Pyagay 15 August 2019

Insights from HLPF 2019: Philanthropy & the SDGs

The role of philanthropic institutions in advancing the sustainable development agenda has been widely recognized by various stakeholders. Importantly, philanthropy’s value-add has been more and more perceived through its ability to advocate for collective action, …

News Alliance magazine 8 June 2019

Jack Ma reappointed as United Nations SDG Advocate

Philanthropist and co-founder of the Alibaba group has been reappointed to the UN’s panel of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates. Jack first joined the group of 17 Advocates in early 2016. He launched his own …

Opinion Isaac Ofosu Debrah 21 December 2018

Supporting micro-level solutions is key to up-scaling innovation towards the SDGs

It would be an understatement to say that the SDGs call for innovation and new ways of doing things. Despite the word ‘innovation’ being used to the extent of banality, the ideas of it becoming …

Opinion Isaac Ofosu Debrah 13 August 2018

Creating pathways for philanthropy in the SDGs: Perspectives from Ghana

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an unrivalled opportunity to deliver high quality development results and philanthropy is already playing a crucial role in making this happen, especially through piloting innovations, scaling such innovation to …

Opinion Heather Grady 5 August 2018

How philanthropy adds value to India’s effort to achieve SDGs

How can philanthropy leverage its specialised resources to effectively contribute to India’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) implementation? This was the question posed at a recent session in Bangalore during the second annual meeting of the …