The goal of impact investing is to make a sustained and measurable positive impact on society and the environment through strategic investments.
In A Big Conversation for the New Philanthropists, Aron Pervin describes the shift in philanthropy happening between the approach of the “old guard” and what he calls the “Millennial generation”.
In a number of previous posts we have discussed how the philanthropic agenda of the family business may or may not translate across the generations.
A recent article by Attracta Mooney in Campden Magazine describes the current trend in family philanthropy of focusing on high-impact giving. Indeed, families are increasingly concerned about the impact of their philanthropic activities.
There’s one thing that’s constant in this world – change. As the years pass, and your family matures and relationships become more complex, different demands will be leveraged on your family foundation...
For many families, philanthropy is a core family value. Empowering different generations and branches of the family to play a greater role in furthering the family’s charitable activities.
In days gone by, philanthropy simply meant giving money away to chosen charity foundations or trusts, for them to use it as they saw fit...
Jack Sim is a successful businessman who left his business to become the worldwide voice for sanitation, fighting for the dignity, rights, and health of the vulnerable and poor through the World Toilet Organization …
We talked about how drawing younger generation in required a carefully thought-out and well-implemented plan and how the older and younger generations might work together, given the differences which are a part and parcel of the generation gap.
Philanthropy can be an intensely personal experience for a family business. Consider your own relationship with charitable giving – your philanthropic legacy activities have, no doubt, been driven by causes close to your heart.
Family Businesses and Family Foundations throughout the world are increasingly interested in the areas of social entrepreneurship and impact investing. What is the appeal of these areas and how best can family businesses engage in them?
The 2012 Barometer of Social Entrepreneurship looks at passionate social entrepreneurs like Jamie Hartzell, one of the UK’s leading social entrepreneurs, and an investor in a wide range of social businesses …
Like many family business owners, you may have been involved in philanthropic planning activities during your career. Now, as members of the next generation grow.
Modern capitalism has brought new material progress, extraordinary technological innovations, exceptional scientific discoveries, and significant educational and social progress. But social enterprises ...
Philanthropy is an excellent way for the next-generation family members to learn the skills they’ll need to be successful stewards of the family legacy when their turn comes around. This is where the charitable planning process comes in ...