Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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Books

Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

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Centre for Social and Sustainable Products (CSSP)
This year the Enabling Microfinance Fund (EMF) initiative celebrates its 6th anniversary. To mark this special occasion, the Enabling Microfinance Foundation and CSSP AG Liechtenstein hosted an event on 19th May 2014 in London to launch a new guide to philanthropy: My Impact - Fundamentals of Modern Philanthropy.
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Peter Grant
Essential reading for developing a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of Philanthropy and its evolution.
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Cheng, Willie and Sharifah Mohamed
An Asian viewpoint on philanthropy and innovation.
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This report contains the findings of a thorough and public evaluation into the efficacy of the first decade of work undertaken by the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE).
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This handbook seeks to catalyse growth in responsible investment across asset classes. It is meant to help investors incorporate responsible methods into their investment mandate; identify and evaluate opportunities for responsible investment, and coordinate the vocabulary and metrics used to...
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The purpose of this handbook is to assist colleges and universities in implementing investment policies that consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. It discusses the four principal ESG strategies: shareholder advocacy, community investing, positive and negative social screening, and...
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The author, a successful and award-winning social entrepreneur, says this is the book that he wishes had been available when he embarked on his first social enterprise. It draws on the experience of 25 social entrepreneurs and provides inspiration and...
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Social Return on Investment’ analysis captures the positive social and environmental impacts that are otherwise left off the balance sheet. Social enterprises, third sector organisations and ethical businesses deliver a far wider range of benefits than it is possible to...
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This book, written by the founder of the trailblazing venture philanthropy Acumen Fund, is categorised by its publishers as a ‘Memoir’ and marketed as “part coming-of-age stor