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Opinion

Big business can do more to protect the environment – here’s how to get them on side

29 November 2019
Josh Newton

People in the UK want greater investment in protecting the environment. Gone are the days when this statement would have been …

News

New community foundation report reveals over 250% rise in homelessness in region of UK

28 November 2019
Alliance magazine

A new report, published today by Sussex Community Foundation, shows a steep rise in homelessness and insecure housing across Sussex. …

Conference reports

Shifting power is relevant for so much of the international aid jigsaw, especially ‘localisation’

27 November 2019
Lizz Harrison

The ‘localisation’ of humanitarian aid is a topic which has gained traction in the humanitarian world; a move towards humanitarian …

Conference reports

Please, walk your talk this time

26 November 2019
Florencia Roitstein

As in almost every conference, the juiciest conversations and exchanges take place during coffee breaks and small groups discussions. People …

News

World Heart Beat Music Academy wins Achates individual philanthropy award

26 November 2019
Alliance magazine

The 2019 Achates individual philanthropy prize winner is Nick Thomlinson with the World Heart Beat Music Academy, founded by Sahana …

Conference reports

Power, powerful, empowerment: Pathways to power

25 November 2019
Ela Bălan

Sunday 24 November 2019 was the presidential election runoff in my country, Romania. After exactly 30 years from the revolution against …

Conference reports

Pathways to Power Symposium: Reflections on #ShiftThePower

25 November 2019
Stefan Cibian

Powerful life stories and transformative ideas make the Symposium a highlight in understanding and transforming the dysfunctional global aid and …

Conference reports

Breaking the dichotomy of north and south

25 November 2019
Melanie Thomas

Philanthropy comes from the Greek words ‘philos’ and ‘anthropos’ which translates to ‘love of humanity’. In philanthropy’s historic attempts to …

Conference reports

Having difficult conversations to shift the power

25 November 2019
Mariana Sandoval Ulloa

‘What was your first money related memory?’ That’s how we started the day at the Pathways to Power Symposium, held …

News

Four foundations announce $20 million funding to women’s organisations

25 November 2019
Alliance magazine

Four private U.S. foundations announced combined funding of $20 million to women’s organisations to strengthen human rights and finances for …

Conference reports

The future of social impact investment, through the eyes of the NextGen

24 November 2019
Christina Wu

According to the Brookings Institution, by 2025 an overwhelming 75 per cent of our workforce will be made up of …

Conference reports

Five key takeaways from a reframing exercise on clean-cooking solutions

23 November 2019
Altaf Makhiawala

If we want clean air and healthier lives, we need clean-cooking solutions. Currently, $4.4 billion is needed to make the …