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Ellen Dorsey

Opinion Ellen Dorsey 9 April 2020

Philanthropy must declare a climate emergency

This piece originally appeared online and in the March print edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. In February, three of the world’s wealthiest individuals pledged funds to battle climate change. In a letter commemorating the …

Analysis Ellen Dorsey 16 July 2019

Time to change the way we invest

A growing number of foundations are deploying a portion of their capital to mission aligned investment strategies. This is an important trend. Still, only a relatively small number of foundations seek positive environmental and social …