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There has been a significant movement towards social impact investing by many philanthropic foundations over the last five years, for a number of reasons. First, there is a recognition by...
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Eliminating global poverty has long eluded the international community, governments and development agencies. While social and economic empowerment are the intentions of povertyeradication efforts, often ‘we paper over the cracks...
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This article describes how Access: the Foundation for Social Investment is approaching the challenge of supporting social organisations to take on repayable finance, and their place on the ‘philanthropic spectrum’...
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An uncharitable view of the charitable sector is that it is unprofessional and ineffective. According to this perspective, if charities only acted like businesses, they would have a greater impact...
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNHR) , adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the foundation for the growth of global development activity, providing...
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In early 2012, a three-year-old child called Amal* was brutally raped in a New Delhi slum by her neighbour. The rape left the child with horrendous internal wounds that would...
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As a human rights funder, unsurprisingly I see human rights relevance everywhere, from antiviolence to xenophobia. So when Dreilinden started in 2007, we joined the new Ariadne Network – European...
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Welcome to the first Philanthropy Impact Magazine of 2017. This issue is focused on human rights issues and implications for philanthropists and features articles from key philanthropists, human rights organisations...
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The Arcus Foundation is pleased to sponsor this issue of Philanthropy Impact focused on different philanthropic approaches to supporting human rights. The fast-paced and ever-changing political, economic and cultural landscape...
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A company mission can act as an important motivational driver, provided there is alignment with the values endorsed by its employees. It would be a mistake, however, to leverage only...

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