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Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson

Interview 1 Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson 16 January 2018

Interview: Sean Hinton of Open Society Foundations

Migrants are here to stay – let’s invest in them. That’s the message of the man responsible for the impact investments of the world’s second largest foundation. 65 million people are on the move worldwide. …

Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson 11 January 2018

An odd couple on an unlikely rescue mission

Three years ago, two Danes hatched an ambitious plan to make the world a better place. The world’s largest investors must enter the game if the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to be achieved, …

Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson 14 November 2017

Is there a foundation thought leader in the house?

Hello? Is there a thought leader in the Nordic foundation house? Anyone? The thought hit me at the opening session of the EVPA Conference ’Guiding Lights’ in Oslo last week. I was listening to the …

Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson 7 November 2017

The strongest trends within the European foundations

A narrower focus, bigger efforts and the tendency to revise the strategy if the reality turns out to be different than first anticipated. These are some of the currents, which direct the foundations both in …