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Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss-born entrepreneur, has pledged $125m (£72m) to Harvard University to create the Hansjörg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Wyss’s gift, which is the...


Former US President Bill Clinton announced 250 Commitments to Action, worth $8 bn (£4.5 bn), at the fourth Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting.

In total,...


The HMRC consultation on the Substantial Donor legislation ended 7th October.

Anti-avoidance legislation was introduced in Section 54 of the Finance Act 2006 to target...


Kevin Brennan, MP for Cardiff West, has replaced Phil Hope as Minister for the Third Sector in the Cabinet Office.

Brennan previously was Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Children,...


The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI) have announced that they will join...

  • 15 Oct (London): The Funding Network (YTFN), a spin-off of The Funding Network for young people (18-30ish), is holding its first official funding event.
  • 17 Nov (London): Ethical Investment Research
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Private bank Coutts & Co has launched a pilot advisory service and donor advised fund for philanthropists who are interested in the environment.


A new £2m fund has been established to enable Community Land Trusts (CLTs) to build permanently affordable homes.

The fund is expected to help 30 fledgling CLTs develop in the next...