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Nicolas Krausz 
Opinions - 28 January 2016

The Commons as a path for philanthropy to catalyse system change

In its quest to promote deep progressive change within society, philanthropy is often blamed for addressing the symptoms rather than the roots of problems. In other words, we seem to…
Anne-France Simon 
Opinions - 26 January 2016

Towards Philanthropy 2.0

In the current climate, crowdfunding represents a very welcome financial innovation, both for innovative companies that banks sometimes regard as too risky, and for non-profit-making enterprises and charity organisations which…
Urs V. Arnold 
Opinions - 18 January 2016

The myth of free education – Why investment in private higher education is worth it

Whilst academic education at private universities is recognised and has a high reputation in countries such as the United States, Great Britain or Japan the private operators in Germany permanently…
Urs V. Arnold 
Opinions - 14 December 2015

Know the unexpected: Risk Management at Jacobs Foundation

In addition to the risks emerging from the financial and economic crises, philanthropic organisations also need to deal with arising risks. Therefore, the Jacobs Foundation has complemented its internal control…
Jesper Nygård 
Opinions - 16 November 2015

Collective Impact – Together we can achieve much more than any of us can alone

Floodings. Social exclusion. Pollution. Poverty. Lack of resources. What unites these societal challenges, which I believe we all can relate to? They are characteristics of the world today. They are…
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