Browsing All posts tagged under »Social impact«

100WHF – Stanford conference: channeling the power of finance for social change

February 8, 2012


A new era of Alpha and Altruism March 23, 2012 @ Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA “(..) Join this one-day finance conference that aims to inspire collaboration between foundations, allocators, and asset managers to push the envelope of social impact and innovation. Attendees can choose between social impact and finance tracks. Speakers include: Lisa Hall, […]

Efficiency in giving: video with CEO of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

November 8, 2011


Financial Times: “Jeff Raikes, the chief executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tells the FT’s Alan Rappeport that increased volatility in private philanthropy giving has focused his foundation’s attention on efficiency in giving”: See what Jeff Raikes has to say on efficient giving and increased impact here. The essential question is, how do […]

Are you the next Social Entrepreneur of the Year? Prestigious competition in Brazil, Venezuela, and India

April 18, 2011


Social entrepreneurs of Brazil, Venezuela, and India – this is something which might be of interest and great value to you. Schwab Foundation in collaboration with World Economic Forum is hosting a competition on finding the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ 2011 and in those three countries it’s still open for participation.  The competition in […]