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Julian Corner

Special feature 1 Julian Corner 5 March 2019

Systems change and philanthropy

Philanthropy and systems approaches are an obvious coupling but the future of their relationship remains far from clear This special feature explores a growing aspiration in philanthropy to achieve system-level change. It looks at the …

Letter Julian Corner 4 September 2018

Changing systems means changing ourselves

The impressive scale of Co-Impact’s ambition, as set out in Olivia Leland’s Interview (June 2018), prompted me to reflect on the relationship between philanthropic power and Co-Impact’s goal of ‘systems change’. Leland suggests that while …

Opinion Julian Corner 2 June 2018

Lankelly Chase’s approach to working with complexity

What does effectiveness look like when working in situations of complexity? How do we understand what to do or where to start? How do we attribute results to our actions? These questions go to the …