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News Alliance magazine 12 January 2020

Investors file climate change resolution at Barclays AGM

Lankelly Chase is one of 11 institutional investors and more than 100 individual shareholders who have asked Barclays to phase out its financing of fossil fuel companies that are driving the climate crisis. The first …

News Alliance magazine 11 January 2020

Nesta appoint Ravi Gurumurthy as chief executive

Nesta have announced the appointment of Ravi Gurumurthy as its new Chief Executive.  Gurumurthy follows Geoff Mulgan, who left Nesta at the end of 2019. He joins Nesta from the International Rescue Committee in New …

News Alliance magazine 10 January 2020

Prince William launches Earthshot prize to inspire environmental action

Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize – a multi-million pound prize which will initially be handled by the Royal Foundation – to ‘inspire a decade of action to repair the planet’. The new initiative will set …

News Alliance magazine 9 January 2020

Australia’s Paul Ramsay Foundation commits $30 million to bushfire relief efforts

The Paul Ramsay Foundation has set aside $30 million to support communities affected by the bushfires. ‘We are in this together,’ said Paul Ramsay Foundation CEO Glyn Davis in a statement posted on Twitter. ‘The …

News Alliance magazine 8 January 2020

Council on Foundations appoint new members to Board of Directors

The Council on Foundations has the appointed new members to its Board of Directors to help lead the Council’s strategic planning efforts. The appointments include Peter Laugharn who currently serves as President & CEO of …

News Alliance magazine 6 January 2020

Tokyo Joins Bloomberg Philanthropies’ partnership for healthy cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies recently announced Tokyo as the newest city to join the Partnership for Healthy Cities as part of a $12 million reinvestment to expand the number of cities in the programme from 54 to 70. Launched in …

News Alliance magazine 3 January 2020

Minderoo Foundation to support community philanthropy in Western Australia

The Minderoo Foundation – one of Australia’s largest philanthropic organisations – has made a three-year commitment to partner with Australia community Philanthropy (ACP) on ‘Supporting the development of community philanthropy in Western Australia’. The project comes under the …

News Alliance magazine 2 January 2020

Wolfson Foundation chief executive awarded an OBE

Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation, Paul Ramsbottom, has been awarded an OBE for services to charity in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2020. Paul began work in the Foundation as a Grants Assistant …

News Alliance magazine 30 December 2019

Tony Elumelu dedicates philanthropy award to young African Entrepreneurs

Tony O. Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, received the All Africa Business Leaders’ Awards (AABLA) this month in Johannesburg. In the acceptance …

News Alliance magazine 29 December 2019

New report from CEGA on nature based solutions to address climate change

China Environmental Grantmakers Alliance (CEGA) released its Case Studies Report at a COP 25 side event discussing nature based solutions to address climate change. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment …