Press Release - 16 November 2022

600 philanthropy organisations around the world commit to climate action

Six hundred foundations and other philanthropy organisations spread across 23 countries have committed to taking climate action as part of a growing global movement within the philanthropy sector. The organisations…
News - 16 November 2022

Philea Forum 2023

Philea Forum 2023 The Philea Forum 2023 will take place in Šibenik from 23- 25 May, hosted by the National Foundation for Civil Society Development –…
News - 15 November 2022

Arts and Culture for a Climate of Change

Cultural crisis An ecological crisis represents a global cultural emergency. Thus, the cultural sector should take concrete action. Responsibility for counteraction and prevention of catastrophic effects of climate change require…
News - 15 November 2022

Time for risktakers: The new Allianz Foundation gets to work

The Allianz Umweltstiftung and the Allianz Kulturstiftung will now be one. The two renowned foundations are joining forces in order to fulfil their mission even better: sustainably improving living conditions for present and future generations. We asked Esra Kücük, CEO of the new foundation, about the reasons for the integration and the strategic approach.
News - 14 November 2022

Together, we can find solutions without leaving anyone aside

Axelle Davezac, CEO, Fondation de France, explains how she feels about the climate crisis, what gives her hope and what foundations, including Fondation de France, can do, to tackle the issue.
News - 10 November 2022

Ecological transition: How can a philanthropy organisation start operating within planetary limits?

The past two years Saari Residence, an international artist residency maintained by Kone Foundation, has been transforming its activities towards profound ecological sustainability. Residency Director Leena Kela tells us how they got started and how a philanthropy organisation can take steps towards sustainable practices.
News - 8 November 2022

Every foundation should be a climate foundation

André Wilkens, Director, European Cultural Foundation, on why he feels a responsibility to act on climate change, and what culture and arts can do to address the issue.
News - 7 November 2022

Together For a Climate of Change

Crises are discussed globally, but felt locally. When COP27 begins in Sharm El-Sheikh this week, it will mark 31 years since the first reference to “loss and damage” in climate…
News - 4 November 2022

It’s COP o’clock

This year all roads lead to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for the 27th United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP27). It’s full steam ahead to ensure…
News - 3 November 2022

The stark reality: Every foundation is now a climate foundation

We sat down with Tom Brookes, CEO of the Global Strategic Communications Council and former Executive Director of Communications at the European Climate Foundation, to discuss the role of philanthropy in the face of the climate crisis and the importance of storytelling in creating transformational change.