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Special feature Ruth Richardson, Zulfiquar Haider and Vijay Thallam 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Peer Dialogue: Food security, climate change and pandemia

Climate change and the pandemic have brought deficiencies in food systems into stark focus. ‘Natural farming’ offers one possibility for much-needed change. Guest editor Ruth Richardson talks with Vijay Thallam of the Andhra Pradesh Community-managed …

Analysis Adetokunbo Abiola 29 November 2021

Time for Nigeria’s ultra-wealthy to get behind climate change philanthropy

Nigeria ranks as the fifty-eighth most vulnerable and the twenty-second least ready nation to adapt to the threats of climate change, a degree of unpreparedness which was already in evidence in the confusion following the …

Interview Elika Roohi 16 November 2021 For Subscribers

The climate philanthropy statesman

GLASGOW – The Hewlett Foundation has traditionally been one of the biggest and longstanding funders in the climate philanthropy space, but this year they are asking their board to increase their budget by 40 per …

Opinion Elsa Özmen 16 November 2021

10 lessons from a decade in climate philanthropy

I started working in climate philanthropy over a decade ago. At the time, less than two per cent of all philanthropic contributions went towards climate change. For the climate community, the disappointing summit of Copenhagen …

Opinion Thomas Legge, Trees Robijns and Hugo Hooijer 9 November 2021

Philanthropy, climate change and European agriculture: an idea whose time has come

For many years, agriculture was the poor cousin of climate philanthropy. The European Climate Foundation’s land-use programme is an indication of how this has changed. When the ECF was set up, in 2008, its focus …

News Charles Keidan 4 November 2021

Philanthropy begins to face up to climate injustice

GLASGOW – A coalition of foundations and activists are seeking to put adaption to loss and damage – negative climate impacts facing countries, communities and ecosystems – more squarely on the philanthropy agenda.   The …

Opinion Jon Cracknell, Hannah Roeyer and Helene Desanlis 3 November 2021

Climate change is here. Where is European philanthropy?

Dear funders, we have two questions for you. First, do you get out of bed in the morning thinking about issues like human rights, gender, migration, public health, inequality, peace and security, education, democracy, poverty …

Interview Alliance magazine, International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change and Asian Venture Philanthropy Network 2 November 2021

SEE Foundation speaks about their climate work in China

Founded by the Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology(SEE) in 2008, the SEE Foundation was established with the mission of supporting and nurturing Chinese environmental civil society organizations and facilitating a learning platform for entrepreneurs, NGOs …

Opinion 1 Eva Rehse and Florence Miller 1 November 2021

The state of climate funding heading into COP26

COP26, rightly critiqued for its exclusionary approach, will shape how governments respond to the climate crisis. It is also as an organising moment for civil society, and a chance for funders to make public commitments …

Conference reports Ashley Thompson 25 October 2021

No foundation is complete without climate awareness

‘Every foundation should be a climate foundation, and every foundation should have a climate lens’. This was the bold statement from Delphine Moralis, CEO of the European Foundation Centre (EFC), that kicked off the opening …