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Welcome to Philanthrocapitalism Week

New York is often described as the World’s Capital City, primarily because it is the headquarters of capitalism. Certainly this week, the last full week in September each year, as hundreds of leaders and thousands of their flunkeys gridlock Manhattan, it is easy to believe that this is the global capital – though what is […]

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Official Aid and Philanthropy: a Clash of Civilisations?

Partnership is all the rage nowadays in the world of development. Yet behind the consensual language of collaboration lies an uneasy relationship between state and private organisations, based on their very different attitudes and cultures. The worlds of business, philanthropic foundations and official donors have been evolving in parallel, and there is often misunderstanding of […]

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The So-Called Charitable-Industrial Complex

Warren Buffett’s son Peter is a decent musician and a fine fellow. He has written a useful book about the personal challenges of being born into a wealthy family, and how to escape unrealistic life expectations to find fulfillment. If only his op-ed in the New York Times on July 27th had been so well […]

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Philanthro-intern Wanted

We are looking for an intern to help in the next 2-3 months with a couple of philanthrocapitalism-related projects. Ideally based in New York. Contact philanthrocapitalism@yahoo.com

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Conversation: Lauren Bush and Matthew Bishop

Lauren Bush in conversation with Matthew Bishop. Find out first hand how she created her fashion brand FEED Projects.. a Social Enterprise based on the “Gifting Economy”..allowing FEED to feed millions of children with school lunches!

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Conversation: Neil Blumenthal and Mathew Bishop

Neil Blumenthal in conversation with Matthew Bishop.  Find out how Neil Blumenthal makes a difference with Warby Parker Eyewear, selling a pair and donating a pair.

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Conversation: Georg Kell and Matthew Bishop

UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell speaks with Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief and Business Editor of The Economist, about the state of corporate sustainability around the world. Watch the complete interview at www.newswire.fm.

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Conversation: Charley Ellis and Matthew Bishop

Charley Ellis in conversation with Matthew Bishop at the Nasdaq OMX Marketsite ..find out first hand his opinion on the 7 secrets to success for Goldman Sachs, McKinsey and Mayo Clinic..

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Matthew Bishop | The Economist: The World Gen Y Will Inherit

Matthew Bishop, The Economist New York Bureau Cheif, explains how massive socio-economic problems will be inevitable unless Gen Y acts right away in order to try and remedy this future situation.