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Opinion

Investors can influence climate action for the better

19 January 2021
Nando von Kleef

The world’s leading financial institutions just took an important step to combat climate change. For the first time, major commercial and investment banks, asset managers and insurers adopted a common metric to account for the greenhouse gas emissions they finance. A shared accounting standard might not sound like a big deal – but it is. The financial industry makes modern society possible. Without the capital that financial institutions provide, it would be impossible to produce …

News

Candid launches global Community Philanthropy Directory

18 January 2021
Alliance magazine

Candid has launched the Community Philanthropy Directory, a free database that maps the global field of community philanthropy. Candid hopes that the directory, which was launched in December, will raise the visibility of community philanthropy organisations and facilitate new relationships among practitioners looking to connect with and learn from their peers around the world. The Community Philanthropy Directory lists more than 2,000 community philanthropy organisations, and catalogues basic information such as funding interests, missions, and …

Opinion

Philanthropy and networks: opening the black box

17 January 2021
Kerstin Tebbe

Networks matter to philanthropy. Philanthropy is often about solving hard, complex problems – and so are networks. Funders work with …

News

ClimateWorks Foundation appoints Monica Araya as distinguished fellow

16 January 2021
Alliance magazine

Electric mobility expert and advocate Monica Araya has been appointed a ClimateWorks Distinguished Fellow. In her new role, Araya will …

Analysis

What Donors Want – Exploring politics and philanthropy with David Simas, CEO of the Obama Foundation

15 January 2021
Rachel Stephenson Sheff

Podcast listeners – a new episode of What Donors Want is out! We had the honour of speaking with David …

Interview

Tech, strategic philanthropy, and giving trends in India: Philanthropists Nandan and Rohini Nilekani

14 January 2021
Alliance magazine

In a new interview series titled The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre …

News

New registry looks at corporate social responsibility in Ghana

14 January 2021
Alliance magazine

The African Institute of Philanthropy (AISTIPHI) and Philanthropy Space have launched a registry looking at corporate social responsibility among businesses …

Opinion

Balancing today with tomorrow

13 January 2021
Angela Kail

When Covid first hit, foundations were generous in putting out more money fast to help charities respond. But as another …

News

Alliance magazine celebrates 25th anniversary

12 January 2021
Alliance magazine

2021 is the year that Alliance celebrates 25 years of being at the heart of global philanthropy. To kick off …

News

Over 150 funders condemn American political violence in open letter

12 January 2021
Alliance magazine

Following the political violence in the United States Capitol building, over 150 philanthropic foundations and institutions have signed a statement …

Practical advice

Collaboration and community in the fight against climate change

11 January 2021
Dory Trimble and Laura García

The Honnold Foundation (HF) and Global Greengrants Fund are both fighting climate change at the grassroots level. We fuel climate …