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News Alliance magazine 21 November 2022

Philanthropy organisations pledging climate action reaches 600 during COP27

The number of organisations forming ‘Philanthropy For Climate’, global movement that consists of national climate philanthropy ‘commitments’, reached 600 during the COP27 climate summit Philanthropy For Climate was launched in 2019, calling all foundations, regardless …

News Alliance magazine 21 November 2022

IKEA Foundation pledges €600m to high-impact interventions to reduce emissions

Major climate funder IKEA Foundation has announced €600 million in new funding to be granted to high-impact interventions for philanthropy to reduce emissions. It plans to spend these funds by 2025, the Foundation said in …

News Alliance magazine 17 November 2022

Allianz Umweltstiftung, Allianz Kulturstiftung merge to become Allianz Foundation

The Allianz Umweltstiftung and the Allianz Kulturstiftung – two German charitable foundations connected to Allianz SE, one of the world’s largest insurers and financial services groups with total assets of €1.14 trillion – have merged …

Conference Report Alliance magazine 15 November 2022

Nordic Foundations Conference 2022

Nordic Foundation Conference 2022 explored the role and opportunities for the Nordic Foundations, to leverage the Environment, Social, and Governance structures, in building a sustainable society. What are some of the insights from foundations already working actively with the ESG …

News Alliance magazine 13 November 2022

New advocacy network launches at COP27 to get funds to Indigenous, local women and girls

Grassroots women’s organisations have launched a new advocacy network to scale-up funding for Indigenous and local women and girls. Women in Global South Alliance for Tenure and Climate – the name of the network – …

News Alliance magazine 12 November 2022

Pearl Initiative gathering in UAE explores collaboration, impact

A gathering of philanthropy representatives in the United Arab Emirates last month explored collaboration and impact across the private and public sectors. Convened by the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, …

News Alliance magazine 10 November 2022

In U.S., cross-racial community of donors and movement leaders invest in voter engagement

Donors of Color Action and Just Fund have invested $600,000 in a programme to mobilise and prioritise voters of colour in key battleground states in America. The funds will resource state-based groups that prioritise BIPOC …

News Alliance magazine 9 November 2022

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Founding President & CEO to step down

Melissa Berman, who has served as the President and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors since its inception 20 years ago, has announced that she will step down in 2023. The RPA Board of Directors is …

Analysis Alliance magazine 8 November 2022

What we can learn from crisis response around the world

How is global philanthropy working to respond and build resilience to crises in their regions? The war in Ukraine, economic instability and a sudden increase in the cost of living, the effects of the Covid-19 …

News Alliance magazine 6 November 2022

$1.7bn pledged, $321m given away: Where are we on COP26’s commitment to protecting forests?

Following last year’s commitment of $1.7 billion to Indigenous and local communities to support their work protecting tropical forests, research out today has found that one-fifth of those funds have actually reached grantees – the …