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I first came across the concept of impact investing when I was a Mason Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. The concept immediately grabbed my attention as I was seeking something...
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This edition of the magazine explores the progress of social investment in Asia.
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Asia is awash with enthusiasm for social entrepreneurship, and Asian governments are demonstrating their faith in it not only with ancillary services but with cold, hard cash. Hong Kong has...
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Last October I was privileged enough to be a little part of history. A long, sometimes dusty drive through the cool African morning had brought me and others from the...
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Universal basic income (UBI) has recently made the headlines in Germany, certainly fuelled by the basic income referendum in Switzerland in 2016 and the ongoing UBI experiment in Finland. The...
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On 24 April 2017, the provincial government in Ontario, Canada, announced the details of a basic income pilot to begin in the late spring of this year. The project will...
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Welcome to the first Philanthropy Impact Magazine in the new shorter, more compact format. The first issue in this new format explores the role of Universal Basic Income and philanthropy...
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When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returned to his alma mater, Harvard University, to deliver the commencement address to this year’s graduates, he urged the students to commit themselves to building...
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“Development then entails disseminating this modern, scientific, and sophisticated knowledge to inform and uplift the rural masses. Knowledge flows in one direction only – downwards – from those who are...
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Human rights funding today is more and more shaped by regional and local contexts shifting away from the traditional ‘Northern’- dominated model. One of the basic goals of such funding...

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