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Arianne Shaffer

Special feature Arianne Shaffer and Tobias Troll 5 March 2019

Let’s change the system, not the symptoms

Our society is structured to put the profit and privilege of a few before the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants Philanthropy is constantly trying to reinvent and justify itself. ‘Systems change’ and ‘systemic …

Opinion Fatima van Hattum and Arianne Shaffer 8 December 2014

Indie Philanthropy: funding outside the box

In this time of escalating and immense social, cultural, ecological and economic challenges confronting our planet, how can funders and the philanthropic sector truly live up to their potential as leading-edge catalysts for positive change? …