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Latin American impact experts: ‘Friends make better investment partners’

Claudia Cahalane 21 February 2024

Human connection and empathy is the way to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), say Latin American social investment experts, ahead of next week’s impact investment event FLII Connect 2024 in Mexico. The 14th convention …


Climate Philanthropy in Action: Youth Voices Echoing Through COP28

Melissa Ouya and Alexia Kioko 16 February 2024

Climate philanthropy goes beyond charity, it is an investment in the planet we inherit and the legacy we leave behind. African youth are at the forefront in developing cutting-edge tactics for climate adaptation. They contribute …


The road from Bogota is an uphill climb

Charlotte Kilpatrick 25 January 2024

The International Emerald Museum of Columbia sits on the top floor of a tower block in central Bogota. Access to the museum involves more than just buying a ticket. Before entering the ground lobby a …

Corporate philanthropy: a pathway to strengthening healthcare in low and middle-income countries.

1 Tom Achoki 17 January 2024

Health systems encompass the institutions, organizations, and resources (physical, financial, and human) assembled to deliver healthcare services that meet population needs. In many low- and middle-income countries, health systems are faced with a huge burden …

Air pollution relegated to philanthropic margins, says Clean Air Fund

Shafi Musaddique 16 January 2024

Improving air quality is relegated to just a tiny 0.1 per cent of total philanthropic funding, despite some 8.3 million deaths attributed to air pollution globally in what has been described as “one of the …

Financing small businesses can help achieve SDG goals

Amma Lartey and Gila Norich 22 December 2023

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small and growing businesses (SGBs) are essential to global commerce and have the potential to be instrumental in achieving the ambitious UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In emerging markets, …

COP28: World’s largest private climate investment vehicle is launched by UAE

Claudia Cahalane 21 December 2023

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched the world’s largest private climate investment vehicle ($30 billion USD) with the aim of drawing in a further $250 billion to slow climate change. The fund, named Alterra, …

On World AIDS Day, a warning sign that goes beyond a single epidemic

Masen Davis 1 December 2023

Today is World AIDS Day, which is often seen as an opportunity to celebrate the progress made against HIV and AIDS. This year, we must also take stock of where the greatest challenges lie, not …

World problems escalate as philanthropy feels the pressure  

Paul Ronalds 27 November 2023

The humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Middle East is powerfully demonstrating the spiraling global need for greater overseas aid funding and private philanthropy. The United Nations has warned that the world is currently experiencing the …

How investment in Philippines’ social enterprises can help meet SDGs

Carlo Sagun and Philo Alto 21 November 2023

Leading figure in the Philippines’ social enterprise space, Professor Carlo Sagun of Bayan Innovation Group, and Asia Value Advisors’ founder Philo Alto, share how engaging the philanthropy sector and corporations can help social enterprises move the …