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Expert Opinions on topic areas can be a useful way of keeping up-to-date. To this end, a few of our Expert Opinions are being revised and new ones developed. If you would like to suggest an expert opinon on a particular topic, then please email your suggestion to administration@philanthropy-impact.org

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The state of British-Indian Philanthropy If you are clued up on philanthropic giving, it’s safe to say you will have heard of IT billionaire Azim Premji. The tech mogul recently...
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The base of the pyramid (BoP) comprises 4 billion people living on less than USD 6 to USD 8 per day. Half of them live in Asia. They often lack...
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London acts as a meeting place for some of the western world’s greatest minds, bringing together experts in finance, education, science and culture. But with the undeniable uncertainty that Brexit...
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Philanthropy can be a crucial building block for generous donors seeking to create multigenerational wealth within their family. Engaging in collective philanthropic actions can have many benefits: from enhancing family...
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With increased attention from institutional capital, impact investing still needs philanthropy to play critical roles as both investor and field builder. All Sources of Capital are Not the Same Impact...
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There’s no doubt about it; we have a rich tradition of charitable giving and incredibly strong fundraising industry in the UK. And yet, I question whether we’re offering a sophisticated...
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New results from the annual Foundation Giving Trends *1 show that in spite of a volatile economic environment, grant-making by the Top 300 foundations grew by a real 10.9% in...
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Results-based financing is becoming an increasingly popular mechanism for investors to deploy their capital to generate social and environmental impact whilst also making impressive financial returns. This trend has come...
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The average UK charity fund returned 5.7% in the quarter to 30th June 2018, compared with a return of -4.2% in the previous quarter, driven largely by strong equity market...
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On June 20, 2018, C. Hoare & Co. hosted Philanthropy Impact, the UK non-profit focused on exploring the role of philanthropy as part of wealth management, and Lombard Odier at...

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