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Penelope Lewis

Opinion 2 Penelope Lewis 12 April 2018

OECD report is welcome spotlight on opaque philanthropy sector

Private philanthropy is big and getting bigger. Money flowing to development averaged almost $8 billion a year between 2013 and 2018, according to a new report by the OECD, with foundations amongst the biggest financers …

Opinion 3 Penelope Lewis 5 October 2012

New World Bank president sits down with foundations

In the midst of a frenetic week of meetings, including bilaterals with heads of state, the Clinton Global Initiative and media interviews, the new World Bank president Jim Yong Kim stepped into the calm of …