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This is an interview with Michael Alberg-Seberich and Filiz Bikmen on Beyond Philanthropy’s new report on European philanthropy infrastructure. The research, ‘More than the Sum of its Parts: Insights on...
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“In eliminating poverty in all its forms it is necessary to understand how disadvantage tracks onto status-based characteristics, not just in relation to gender but other markers of identity. If...
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Philanthropy, in simple words, signifies acts done for the welfare of mankind. Every religion has philanthropic components to it; however, Islam takes this a step further by making some forms...
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The impact investment community in the Arab region is growing. However, unlike other regions and in the absence of relevant language – the term is difficult to translate into Arabic...
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Culture and religion in the Middle East are closely linked with philanthropy. One of the five pillars in Islam is ‘zakat’, making it mandatory to donate if one is able...
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I first visited the Middle East in 1993 as the new Director of the Said Foundation, embarking on a quest to discover how we could work more effectively there. I...
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Following this summer’s football World Cup, the young French footballer Kylian Mbappé won plaudits1 for donating his World Cup earnings to charity. In the euphoria surrounding the England national football...
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The following is a reprint of an article that appeared in the Philanthropy Impact Magazine Issue 10 Winter 2015-2016. The author, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, is an exemplar; a model...
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Given the potential effect on financial advisers’ businesses, there is great interest in the trends of philanthropy and social and impact investment and how different generations approach them. Differences certainly...

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