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Opinion

Finally! A global (data) language!

22 November 2017
Lauren Bradford and Larry McGill

Trying to get global consensus on anything is nearly impossible. But in collaboration with a dynamic cohort of individuals and organizations, we’ve managed to develop a new manifesto with respect to the structure and sharing of data about global philanthropy that is valued across contexts. Meet the new¬†Global Philanthropy Data Charter. Philanthropy, and more broadly, civil society, play a large and increasingly visible role in solving complex societal issues around the globe. Over the last …

Conference reports

Breaking taboos through courage and open dialogue

21 November 2017
Susan Place Everhart

To break a taboo takes great courage. This was the theme of a ‘Breaking Taboos’ panel discussion at the Trust Conference 2017, sponsored by Thomson Reuters Foundation in London this week, where a group of courageous individuals told their stories to a highly engaged audience. The panel included Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan, who is a lawyer, Peace Ambassador and campaigner against the harmful practice of female genital cutting (FGC). FGC is the partial or complete removal …

Opinion

Five insights for funders to amplify agroecology

21 November 2017
Rucha Chitnis

‘Agroecology is the mainstream food system in West Africa. It is about working with nature, and this is the natural …

News

Coutts publish 10-year anniversary Million Pound Donors Report

20 November 2017
Alliance magazine

A total of nearly ¬£15 billion pounds has been donated in the UK by individuals, foundations and corporations over the …

Conference reports

The need for guiding lights

20 November 2017
Michael Alberg-Seberich

Oslo is a beautiful, welcoming but also a bit dim city at this time of the year. The shrinking amount …