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Philanthropy

March 1, 2007

Philanthropy is changing, and for the better. With billionaires setting a new standard in how their wealth can positively impact others, the world is set to become a better place. Sam Davis III and Dennis Jaffe discuss the thinking behind strategic philanthropy

Philanthropy is changing, and for the better. With billionaires setting a new standard in how their wealth can positively impact others, the world is set to become a better place. Sam Davis III and Dennis Jaffe discuss the thinking behind strategic philanthropy.

Sam Davis III is a Principal in Relative Solutions and a Fellow in the Family Firm Institute.
Dennis Jaffe is a founding partner of Relative Solutions.

March 1, 2007

While “for-profit” philanthropy may seem like a new concept, it’s not. One German foundation has been at it for over 40 years, funding a diverse range of social programmes worldwide. Suzy Bibko learns how the Robert Bosch Stiftung became such an integral part of the Bosch Group and wider society

Suzy Bibko is editor of Families in Business.

November 1, 2006

Research carried out on other primates has shown that humans experience a powerful biological reaction for empathy. This means philanthropy should work best when our actions are directly linked to our natural compassionate energy, reports Tonya Hoffman

Tonya Hoffman  is founder of Leading Minds, specialising in leadership and performance development for senior executives, high net worth individuals and family businesses. hoffman@leadingmindsuk.com

Research carried out on other primates has shown that humans experience a powerful biological reaction for empathy. This means philanthropy should work best when our actions are directly linked to our natural compassionate energy, reports Tonya Hoffman

November 1, 2006

As family businesses shift their emphasis from building businesses to building philanthropic networks, Charles Raymond, managing director and philanthropic adviser for Citigroup’s Global Wealth Management Group tells Families in Business about the new trends

As family businesses shift their emphasis from building businesses to building philanthropic networks, Charles Raymond, managing director and philanthropic adviser for Citigroup's Global Wealth Management Group tells Families in Business about the new trends

Families in Business (FIB) Tell me about your background and how you got involved in advising Citigroup's ultra high net worth clients on philanthropy.

November 1, 2006

Increasingly, business families have become enslaved with the role of wealth preservation for future generations. Charles Lowenhaupt asks whether it may be more rewarding to focus on the human issues of wealth, recognising the benefits rather than the burdens it can bring

Charles Lowenhaupt is chairman and CEO of Lowenhaupt Global Advisors, a North American family office based in St Louis, Missouri.

Increasingly, business families have become enslaved with the role of wealth preservation for future generations. Charles Lowenhaupt asks whether it may be more rewarding to focus on the human issues of wealth, recognising the benefits rather than the burdens it can bring

November 1, 2006

As businesses are being forced to respond to environmental and philanthropic issues Jonathan Wild, third generation chairman of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, tells how his Yorkshire family business grappled with the burden of corporate social responsibility

Jonathan Wild is chairman of Harrogate-based Bettys and Taylors.

As businesses are being forced to respond to environmental and philanthropic issues Jonathan Wild, third generation chairman of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, tells how his Yorkshire family business grappled with the burden of corporate social responsibility

November 1, 2006

Suzy bibko is editor of Families in Business.

September 1, 2006

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

Michael Yeoh is founder, executive director and chief executive officer of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and the ASLI Foundation, based in Kuala Lumpur.

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

July 1, 2006

Instilling a sense of ‘giving’ into the next generation can release a passion and bring with it a motivation. Joachim Schwass explains why this is the ideal tool for linking the younger generation to both the business and the family’s values

Joachim Schwass  is Professor of Family Business at IMD and Co-Director of the Leading the Family Business programme.

Instilling a sense of 'giving' into the next generation can release a passion and bring with it a motivation. Joachim Schwass explains why this is the ideal tool for linking the younger generation to both the business and the family's values

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