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International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change

Interview Alliance magazine, International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change and Asian Venture Philanthropy Network 2 November 2021

SEE Foundation speaks about their climate work in China

Founded by the Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology(SEE) in 2008, the SEE Foundation was established with the mission of supporting and nurturing Chinese environmental civil society organizations and facilitating a learning platform for entrepreneurs, NGOs …

Interview 1 Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 19 October 2021

‘The climate crisis galvanised us’: Trottier Family Foundation on their climate action

‘If we can’t solve the climate crisis, none of our other work will matter’, said Eric St.Pierre, speaking about the Trottier Family Foundation’s climate work to Alliance recently. The Canadian foundation has been slowly ramping up …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 28 September 2021

Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation on tackling climate in Europe

For foundations that are trying to apply a climate lens to their existing programmes, those working on food systems will have an easier time than perhaps those with arts programmes. The Daniel and Nina Carasso …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 14 September 2021

The Lewis Foundation on climate action in South Africa

The Lewis Foundation in South Africa with its focus on conservation has always had the environment at the centre of its work, but it was their membership with Independent Philanthropy Association of South Africa (IPASA) …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 24 August 2021

Fondation de France on what its learned from 50 years of climate work

Fondation de France has been committed to funding environmental action for 50 years – the foundation’s moment of awakening was in the 1970s during the oil crisis. Since that time, it has joined the French …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 27 July 2021

Laudes Foundation on interlinking climate change and the inequality gap

Laudes Foundation launched in 2020 with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and challenge industries to implement business practices that ‘regenerate and restore nature.’ The new foundation is a part of …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 13 July 2021

Fundación Santa María la Real on reducing their carbon footprint in Spain

People, landscape and heritage are the pillars that inform the work of Fundación Santa María la Real in Spain. Created in 1977 to promote the restoration of Santa María la Real Monastery, they have recently …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 29 June 2021

MAPLE on Indigenous-led climate work in Chile

In Chile, the micro-development organisation MAPLE has been working for almost a decade with Mapuche communities to create a sustainable and community-powered finance tool that fits the tradition values and culture of the Indigenous population …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 15 June 2021

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation: integrating climate in Australia

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation in Australia decided to give climate change a bigger space in its work in 2016, when it began integrating an environmental lens across all its grantmaking and projects. That step – …