Seven Pillars of Philanthropy (2013)

Laurence Brady
Hill House Press
Publishing information: 
£2.90 as an e-book £9.99 as a printed copy
March 2013

In Seven Pillars of Philanthropy biographer, blogger and experienced charity adviser Laurence Brady explores philanthropy in a European context. Telling the stories of colourful and controversial Europeans whose philanthropic legacies have endured and made a difference to million in Europe and across the world.

Interviewed for the book, French philanthropist, financier and co-founder of the charity Absolute Return for Kids, Arpad Busson, offers his unique perspective on philanthropy today. It also includes biographical portraits of twentieth century corporate and philanthropy giants such as Robert Bosch, Sir John Ellerman, and Calouste Gulbenkian.

All royalties go directly to the Sir Thomas Lipton Foundation. The Foundation acts as a conduit and catalyst funder for innovative partnerships to help disadvantaged children and young people worldwide through sailing-related skills and activities.

This book is tagged under:

  • History of philanthropy
  • Inspirational donations
  • Promoting philanthropy