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Mark Campanale

Special feature Mark Campanale and Iancu Daramus 7 June 2016

Philanthropy’s role in mobilizing green finance

While a diplomatic triumph, the Paris Agreement must overcome major challenges in its implementation. With the International Energy Agency estimating $15 trillion of investments required to meet the targets agreed, the philanthropic sector can play …

Conference reports Mark Campanale 4 October 2013

Accelerating the accelerators: SoCap pre-event focuses on accelerating impact

  SoCap2013 brought together 1,600 of the world’s keenest and most inspirational social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and social investors for a week of ideas sharing and deal making. Founded in San Francisco, SoCap is an exploration …

Conference reports Mark Campanale 11 October 2012

How can accelerators help? Reflections from SoCap2012

The opening ceremony at SoCap2012 came alive when five young entrepreneurs stood up and pitched their businesses, Dragons Den style, to over 1,500 conference attendees. The initiatives included the Kytabu Project, a low-cost computer tablet …