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Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A celebration of Alliance front pages over the past 25 years, from the earliest issues to the present day, reflecting the development of the magazine and the evolving focus of the world of philanthropy. Here’s …


Climate action now!

Felicitas von Peter and Winnie Asiti 1 June 2021

If it is to play its part in tackling climate change, philanthropy itself needs to change – and it needs to do so immediately Climate change has emerged as the greatest challenge of our time. …


Shrinking beneath our feet

Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

Four first-hand accounts that give powerful testament to the impact of climate change on the polar ice sheets The scientist Julienne Stroeve, research chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba …

Taking the climate philanthropy pledge

Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

Just 2 per cent of philanthropy goes to tackling climate change. With Glasgow COP26 as a stimulus, a new set of commitments by European philanthropy networks aims to galvanise the sector to get more involved …

The ecosystem of climate philanthropy

Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

A number of platforms, networks and pooled funds have emerged in recent years to enable funders to combine their efforts in the battle against climate change. A selection are profiled below ClimateWorks Foundation The ClimateWorks …

Are we nearly there yet?

1 Sonia Medina 1 June 2021

This is one of Alliance’s specially commissioned 25th anniversary articles, each reflecting on philanthropy’s past and looking ahead to its future. What has been achieved in 25 years of climate philanthropy and how far do …

Nigel Topping exclusive: How philanthropy can join the race to zero

1 Felicitas von Peter and Winnie Asiti 1 June 2021

Nigel Topping has the world’s climate in his hands. As the UK’s High-Level Climate Action Champion he is responsible for driving the actions of non-state actors – basically anyone and anything not controlled by government …

Six steps towards greener investments

Nando van Kleeff 1 June 2021

Foundations’ financial role in reaching a net zero carbon future  is not confined to the money they give away The amount of philanthropic funding currently going towards the world’s gravest problem is clearly inadequate. But …

The front-line generation

Winnie Asiti 1 June 2021

Guest editor Winnie Asiti talks with climate activists Nisreen Elsaim in Sudan and Kassim Gawusu-Toure in Ghana about the journey to climate justice being driven by the younger generation Nisreen Elsaim WA: Nisreen, could you introduce yourself and tell …

Time to give the climate justice movement its due

Isaiah Toroitich 1 June 2021

The climate justice movement has a vital role in achieving delivery of the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030 – but it’s not always seen that way They come in different shapes, sizes and colours. Some …