In many markets, investors are directing large amounts of money into funds that market themselves as ‘socially responsible’. According to Investment Company Institute trade group, these funds attracted $4.7 billion in the USA last year. Continue reading “It doesn’t matter if there is climate change or not”
There are quite a lot of debates going on within conservatism right now, most of them healthy. One of the most important, which underlies many of the others, also has serious ramifications for another, narrower discussion ongoing among conservatives — concerning philanthropy.
Strategic philanthropy was born a generation ago to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of philanthropy over the past century. Continue reading “The Predicament of Strategic Philanthropy”
New Delhi: Wealthy Indians, including salaried individuals, are not only offering more money for philanthropic activities but also contributing in terms of time and expertise, according to a new study.
The eighth edition of the India Philanthropy Report 2018 by management consulting firm Bain and Co. India Ltd, in collaboration with Mumbai-based philanthropy consultancy Dasra, and shared exclusively with Mint, ahead of its formal release on Saturday as part of the annual Dasra Philanthropy Week.
Many political leaders around the world establish foundations in their names, especially after they have stood down from power. Continue reading “Foundations that support our society – from politics to grants”
‘Giving someone fish is not as good as teaching him fishing. For giving a man a fish can feed him for a day, but teaching him to fish can feed him for a lifetime.’ Continue reading “Philanthropy in China: It’s time for the teachers to learn”