Philanthropy

Philanthropy

A Global Goal

FIFA star, Samuel Eto’o shares with GC the importance of having a dream, working hard, and staying true to yourself. Before you moved to Europe ...
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The World Is In Our Hands

And so is our future. “The climate emergency worsens every day. This crisis demands ambitious leadership. This is a race we can win” reads the ...
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Inspiring Hope

The AMAL Project lands in Antigua and Barbuda following Hurricane Irma Devoted empowers early childhood development and provides children, in emergency settings and developing countries, ...
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An epic foundation

French tech entrepreneur Alexandre Mars is changing the trajectory of giving The old adage that men marry their mothers couldn’t be more apt of tech ...
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Braving bullets

GC explores the hurdles health workers face in eradicating polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the only two polio-endemic countries in the world today It ...
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The Pursuit of Philanthropy

She’s fearsomely well-connected, loves a good fight, plays baroque music to her vines and has no patience with tightfisted people On a crisp midwinter’s day ...
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The million-dollar gift

Where should the world’s millionaires donate their money? Hint: It isn't in vain scholarship funds in western universities. In terms of philanthropy, it’s too soon to evaluate the ...
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Ikea's award-winning $1,000 refugee shelter

Each 17.5 square metre shelter is shipped in two flat-pack boxes and can be assembled in four hours.   Recently, Ikea were in the news for ...
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Exclusive interview: Cherie Blair

Britain’s former first lady opens up about the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and on being persecuted by the British media. Having arrived to her ...
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Evie Evangelou’s big push for sustainable fashion

Evie Evangelou is a New York-based entrepreneur and philanthropist who has roped in famous faces like  Victoria Beckham and Donna Karan to further the cause. “Fashion has ...
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The Greek entrepreneur shaping accountable leadership in the Middle East

Elizabeth Filippouli, founder and CEO of Global Thinkers Forum, has royalty, business leaders and public policymakers on-board who are shaping the role of accountable leadership ...
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The Incredible Story Behind Movember

Movember has become the world’s biggest funder of men’s health programmes with over $595 million raised since the inception of the movement 13 years ago. ...
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Johny Dar painted and auctioned 100 celebrity jeans to help refugees

Celebrities from Kate Moss and Eva Longoria to Sharon Stone and Elton John all parted with a pair. You’d imagine that in a room full ...
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The role of private sector in the refugee crisis

Companies like Ikea and Deutsche Post are assisting the government to address the problems of migration and integration.  We are living in times of great geopolitical ...
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Fashioning philanthropy

While his fellow New York billionaire friends are battling over the White House, American designer Ralph Lauren is leading a different kind of battle; against ...
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UAE's top banker is investing billions into the region's education system

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair's foundation has partnered with MIT to offer a MicroMasters programme starting next year. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair has long been established as one ...