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Expert opinions

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How can philanthropy make a permanent difference? How to achieve lasting change? Do philanthropists consider a sustainable, long-term outcome, or are they more emotional about their giving? Resoundingly, philanthropists declare...
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In theory, long-term shareholder interests are aligned with environmental and social good. How does this work? Large institutional investors, most of them pension funds are, in effect, ‘Universal Owners’, as...
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Maybe getting donors to give better is cheaper and easier than getting them to give more.