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SEE Foundation speaks about their climate work in China

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

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 and the public to engage in environmental protection and sustainable development. We spoke to the foundation’s Deputy Secretary-General Bowen Zhang about their work. As Alliance magazine’s June 2021 issue looks at climate philanthropy ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, we partnered …

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

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

‘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 its climate work over the last decade – starting with allocating grant dollars to the effort, divesting from fossil fuels around six years ago, and most recently joining the International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change. As Alliance magazine’s June 2021 …

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Business of Philanthropy: Sir Ronald Cohen

3 October 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge speaks with Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust. The pair discuss the role of financial investments in enhancing social outcomes Listen to the full conversation below.

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Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation on tackling climate in Europe

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

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 Foundation, a foundation with both types of programmes, has been working on integrating climate into their work to meet the demands of their climate commitments. Marie-Stéphane Maradeix, the Carasso Foundation’s Executive Director, joined Alliance to talk about what that looks …

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Business of Philanthropy: Sir Ronald Cohen

19 September 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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The Lewis Foundation on climate action in South Africa

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

The Lewis Foundation in South Africa with its focus on conservation has always had the environment at the centre of …

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Business of Philanthropy: Fady Jameel

12 September 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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Business of Philanthropy: Achim Steiner

29 August 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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

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

Fondation de France has been committed to funding environmental action for 50 years – the foundation’s moment of awakening was …

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Business of Philanthropy: Dr Mo Ibrahim

22 August 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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Business of Philanthropy: Muna Al Gurg, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group

14 August 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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Business of Philanthropy: Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1 August 2021
Alliance magazine

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for …

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Laudes Foundation on interlinking climate change and the inequality gap

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

Laudes Foundation launched in 2020 with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and challenge industries to …