Philanthropy

Philanthropy

Laying the foundations

Al Jalila Foundation is pioneering medical innovation in the UAE with a new medical research centre in Dubai It promises to put Dubai on the map ...
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Aristocratic Style

Belgian philanthropist Baroness Myriam Ullens de Schooten and her husband, Baron Guy Ullens, are among the world’s biggest owners of Chinese contemporary art. The founder ...
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Not Just A Number

Muna Harib has brought the faces and stories of Syrian refugees to light through her non-profit organisation Breathing Numbers  With the conflict in Syria escalating ...
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Writing the world’s wrongs

With his 90th birthday looming, former US president Jimmy Carter looks back on his troubled term in office and talks to GC about his new ...
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Separating the Wood from the Trees

Swedish-born billionaire Johan Eliasch is on a mission to save the rainforest through his charity Cool Earth Johan Eliasch is a man with many hats. ...
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Doing it Heir Way

GC meets Anna Zegna, co-heir to the famed Italian sartorial family business Ermenegildo Zegna - one of the few independent luxury groups today Achic and ...
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From Hollywood to Hell

The executive director of a Cambodian children’s charity tells how he turned his back on Hollywood and his career as a film executive to devote ...
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The Prodigy of Philanthropy

The founder of the Global Poverty Project attracts big-name celebrities but has been accused of “hashtag activism”  When Hugh Evans began organising this year’s Global ...
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Raising the Stakes

Born and bred in London and a former poker player, 31-year-old Jake Hayman now advises some of the world’s wealthiest business leaders on how to ...
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After the Typhoon

What happens after the devastation of a natural disaster has been cleared? Our special report from the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan sheds ...
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The Business of Giving

Co-founders Anne-Marie Huby and Zarine Kharas of the London based charity JustGiving are using innovative new data tools to target potential fundraisers online "We want ...
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“I have no use for money. This is God’s work.”

Having already given away $28 billion, Bill Gates intends to eradicate polio, with the same drive he brought to Microsoft. William Henry “Bill” Gates is ...
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Federer's Reach

His drive, grace and elegance on and off the tennis court have led many to call him one of the greatest athletes of all time. ...
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Changing the dialogue on Poverty

Helene Gayle, CEO of CARE International, talks to Global Citizen about how technology and the private sector are impacting the development world. CARE was established ...
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After the UN

KOFI ANNAN reflects on his decade long tenure at the helm of the world’s governing body and shares an insider perspective on Syria and why ...
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A Pull in the right direction

A UAE based charity initiative has launched a project to turnaround the lives of impoverished rickshaw pullers in Madagascar. Monyati Initiatives, founded by German philanthropist ...