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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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In its broadest sense, ethical or socially responsible investment (SRI) is the application of both positive and negative ethical, social and environmental criteria in the management of investment portfolios. As...
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A total of nearly £15bn has been donated in the UK by individuals, foundations and corporations over the past 10 years, according to the latest Coutts Million Pound Donors Report...
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By encouraging your clients’ millennial children to think about philanthropy now, you stand a better chance of keeping them as clients in the future. Over 90% of heirs will change...
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Making a donation to a charity is an act of trust. Perhaps you care about protecting wild gorillas. You understand that you’re not in a position to quit your job,...
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The market for socially responsible investing is growing around the world, but particularly in Europe and the USA. A global survey [i] of investors found that respondents had committed $10.6...
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As the trend grows for high net worth individuals (HNWIs) to incorporate philanthropy into their wealth management strategies, jurisdictions are having to adapt their regulatory frameworks to ensure that they...
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Contemporary Britain is defined by the personal generosity and social commitment of our predecessors as much as by the state. But as the state retreats, demands on the voluntary sector...
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1.0 Impact Investing: A Growing Phenomenon Every day, we hear “impact investing” on the tongues of more and more investors – and we see impact strategies gaining traction in many...
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Introduction Most of us want to make a difference. We see suffering, injustice and death, and are moved to do something about them. But working out what that ‘something’ is,...
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GTF 2016 Awards for Excellence: Philanthropy & Positive Change Philanthropy by definition refers to the love for humanity; philanthropy is about caring, supporting, enabling, developing and nourishing. In ancient Greece,...

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