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Leveraging connections and knowledge from Latin America: engaging investing for impact practices

29 September 2020
Andrew Milner

Last week EVPA held their Annual Conference, this time entirely virtually, and Alliance asked our readers in a poll for the session you’d like to hear most about. The winner was ‘Leveraging Connections and Knowledge from Latin America: engaging investing for impact practices’ – take a look at our conference report below. While Latin America is often on the front line of political, social and environmental challenges, speakers from three countries of the region, all …

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What are the barriers for young people accessing the green economy?

29 September 2020
Joshua Alade

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about an increase in job loses for millions of young people globally and the absence of a safety nets or government palliatives in the global south has made this period difficult for so many young people. In a country like Nigeria, more than 60 per cent of youth aged 18 to 35 work in the informal sector with more than 70 percent of them living on less than $1.50 a …

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Social innovators are driving the digital infrastructure for a more sustainable and inclusive future

29 September 2020
Filipe Santos

At this year’s annual EVPA conference, the EIB Institute hosted a session, which I moderated, showcasing how social innovators are …

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What must be sacrificed in times of crisis

28 July 2020
Leaha Wynn

For centuries, philanthropy has aided society during times of crisis. At The Forum’s 2020 Annual Conference (virtually, this year), the …

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Taking action on anti-Black racism: A call for philanthropy

28 July 2020
Alice Y. Hom

These days it’s rare to leave a zoom webinar with wanting more but that’s the feeling I had with the …

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Stop making us package and repackage racial equity and justice

27 July 2020
Eleni Refu

As a recent entrant to the world of PSOs after having spent some years in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, …

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Systems change, equity, and the role of philanthropy serving organisations

27 July 2020
Eddie Torres

I’m writing to share some thoughts on United Philanthropy Forum’s excellent 2020 Forum Virtual Conference, which brings together Philanthropy Serving …

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Collaborative philanthropy: Is now the time?

16 July 2020
Éilis Murray

In a world of increasing uncertainty collaboration is more and more essential. Exploring the theme presents opportunity to understand both …

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Philanthropy’s superpower!

16 June 2020
Catherine Brown

The session on Funding Systems Change in Asia was a powerful call to action for philanthropy to provide more risk …

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Strategically leveraging corporate resources for social impact

16 June 2020
Amy McGoldrick

Last week AVPN held their 8th Annual Conference, this time entirely virtually, and Alliance asked our readers in a poll …

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Reflecting on strides in the impact investment industry

15 June 2020
Athena Lam

Between June 8–12, 2020, the AVPN hosted its annual conference virtually, allowing for an unprecedented number of participants to participate …