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July 1, 2006

Russia’s wealthy business families want to lead a foundation culture. But the shadow of socialist rule and the grip of the Kremlin are just two of the many hurdles that potential philanthropists need to overcome, finds Melanie Stern

Melanie Stern is section editor of Families in Business.

Russia's wealthy business families want to lead a foundation culture. But the shadow of socialist rule and the grip of the Kremlin are just two of the many hurdles that potential philanthropists need to overcome, finds Melanie Stern

July 1, 2006

How does a business-owning family renew a sense of ambition and drive in successive generations? Francois deVisscher looks at how entrepreneurs can instil a confidence and taste for risk-taking by introducing the next generation to philanthropic activities

François de Visscher  is founder and president of the family business consultancy de Visscher & Co. www.devisscher.com.

How does a business-owning family renew a sense of ambition and drive in successive generations? Francois deVisscher looks at how entrepreneurs can instil a confidence and taste for risk-taking by introducing the next generation to philanthropic activities

July 1, 2006

It has been estimated that multi-generational families contribute as much as $10 billion every year to their local or global communities. The IMD-Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Award will honour three families who have made a special contribution to society, reports Thierry Lombard

Thierry Lombard is managing partner of Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie.

It has been estimated that multi-generational families contribute as much as $10 billion every year to their local or global communities. The IMD-Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Award will honour three families who have made a special contribution to society, reports Thierry Lombard

May 1, 2006

Family businesses have always had their principles and integrity as part of the drive behind their business. Now that corporate responsibility has spread throughout the business world, Bob Reynolds examines the effect of SRI

Bob Reynolds is editor of Offshore Red.

Family businesses have always had their principles and integrity as part of the drive behind their business. Now that corporate responsibility has spread throughout the business world, Bob Reynolds examines the effect of SRI

Family offices across the world are at the forefront of the move to socially responsible investing (SRI). Family offices are led by core principles, and investment strategies will reflect the charitable, social or political focus of each group.

May 1, 2006

Suzy Bibko talks with Peter H Thomas of LifePilot in anticipation of his workshop at Campden’s Families in Business Conference, to be held in New York in October this year, to learn about the role values play in family business

Suzy Bibko is editor of Families in Business.

Suzy Bibko talks with Peter H Thomas of LifePilot in anticipation of his workshop at Campden's Families in Business Conference, to be held in New York in October this year, to learn about the role values play in family business

May 1, 2006

Three of the top 20 entries in the recently published Sunday Times Rich List are Indian families. Melanie Stern reports on how Asian family businesses have brought a certain flair and determination to the UK economy – a good reason to celebrate

Melanie stern is section editor of Families in Business.

Three of the top 20 entries in the recently published Sunday Times Rich List are Indian families. Melanie Stern reports on how Asian family businesses have brought a certain flair and determination to the UK economy – a good reason to celebrate

January 1, 2006

You have achieved economic success, and have all the necessary means to enjoy life to the full. But perhaps this is only one small indicia of a successful life. Frederick Metz Shepperd explains how you can contribute to society and create a true legacy

Frederick Metz Shepperd is managing director of the Quadral Group, a consulting firm with offices in Europe and North America. www.quadralgroup.com

You have achieved economic success, and have all the necessary means to enjoy life to the full. But perhaps this is only one small indicia of a successful life. Frederick Metz Shepperd explains how you can contribute to society and create a true legacy

January 1, 2006

Ever since Levi Strauss donated some money to a local orphanage in San Francisco 150 years ago, the culture of giving back to the community has become embedded in the company’s philosophy. Ret Boney describes the competitive and social advantages

Ret Boney is the author and this was reprinted with permission of the Philanthropy Journal. www.philanthropyjournal.org

Ever since Levi Strauss donated some money to a local orphanage in San Francisco 150 years ago, the culture of giving back to the community has become embedded in the company's philosophy. Ret Boney describes the competitive and social advantages

March 1, 2005

Graham Davies walks us through the considerations British families must make when venturing into philanthropy

Graham Davies is head of family philanthropy at Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). gdavies@cafonline.org

Graham Davies walks us through the considerations British families must make when venturing into philanthropy

Philanthropy is big business for many corporations. Corporate social spending on 'civil society' by Britain's top 500 listed companies was £845m in 2004. But does this spending serve shareholder interests? And can family-owned companies benefit too?

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