Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

News

News (International)

Howard Buffett’s book Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World could have been a vanity project about his philanthropic work to reduce world hunger. Instead,...

News (International)

Huge growth of the global middle class could lead to worldwide charitable giving of $224bn (£146bn) a year by 2030, if people in rapidly developing economies give in line with...

News (International, UK)

Richard and Joan Branson are among five UK billionaires who signed up to the Giving Pledge, co-founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, on 19 February2013. 

Along with...

News (International)

The idea that charitable giving is a simple matter compared with making money has been attacked by international philanthropists and entrepreneurs from Andrew Carnegie to Bill Gates.

Perhaps philanthropy is...

News (International, UK)

Laurence Graff, society jeweller and one of Britain's richest men, is returning some of his wealth to one of the diamond supplying countries that helped create...

News (International, UK)

Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

News (International)

Ethnic Supplies, the social enterprise founded by Ugandan philanthropist Ida Horner, is proving a success only one year after she founded the organisation.

Founded in October...

News (International, UK)

Retired Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to use the proceeds of a testimonial match to build ten schools in southern Africa.

The schools will each cost between £20,000 and...