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Ellen Dorsey

Analysis Ellen Dorsey and Dan Chu 17 November 2020 For Subscribers

Our investments should not drive the problems we ask grantees to solve

In this moment of great social, economic, and ecological upheaval, it is abundantly clear that we need fundamental and systemic changes to our economy. Fifty years of Milton Friedman’s doctrine of shareholder primacy and maximisation …

Special feature Ellen Dorsey, Sian Ferguson and Clara Vondrich 7 June 2016

A call to foundations: divest now from fossil fuels

Climate change amplifies virtually every global challenge – war, migration, drought, disease, food insecurity and poverty. It will transform the arts, culture and education, and shape human progress. Philanthropy faces a historic moment where we …