Alliance@PND

Through an agreement with UK-based Alliance magazine, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles about global philanthropy.

What Do Impact Investors Most Need to Know?

What Do Impact Investors Most Need to Know?

Gayle Peterson  |  September 24, 2014

Gayle Peterson, an associate fellow at Oxford University's Said Business School, talks about the school's recently-launched impact investing program and shares lessons learned about impact investing from her interviews with social investors around the globe....

Impact Investing — A Third Path

Impact Investing — A Third Path

Geeta Goel  |  July 30, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Geeta Goel, director of mission investing at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, considers the recommendations of Monitor Deloitte's Beyond the Pioneer report....

Ukraine: Foundations, the Crisis, and the Future

Ukraine: Foundations, the Crisis, and the Future

Andrew Milner  |  June 18, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Milner takes a look at how foundations have been working to help people and institutions navigate the turbulent political climate in Ukraine....

Interview With Robert Rubinstein

Interview With Robert Rubinstein

Caroline Hartnell, Robert Rubinstein  |  April 30, 2014

Caroline Hartnell chats with Robert Rubinstein, founder of Triple Bottom Line Investing, about what he is doing to persuade the business community to contribute to an economy that takes into account people and the environment as well as profit....

Interview — Musimbi Kanyoro

Interview — Musimbi Kanyoro

Caroline Hartnell  |  February 12, 2014

The Global Fund for Women is now twenty-five-years old. Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell talks to its president and CEO, Musimbi Kanyoro, about the fund's achievements and challenges over that period, and her vision for a world in which women no longer have to fight for their rights....

Will NextGens Become Impact Investors?

Will NextGens Become Impact Investors?

Julia Balandina Jaquier  |  January 22, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Julia Balanina Jaquier, an independent investment expert, shares the views of wealthy young people across the globe who are increasingly attracted to impact investing as an alternative to traditional grant-based philanthropy....

Waking Up to Risk-Taking in the Global Energy System

Waking Up to Risk-Taking in the Global Energy System

Jeremy Leggett  |  November 29, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jeremy Leggett, chair of Carbon Tracker and founder and chair of Solarcentury - as well as a self-described former "creature of the oil and gas industry" - challenges the philanthropic sector to confront four major systemic risks currently at play in the global environment and energy sphere, and embrace the opportunities they present....

Interview — Anasuya Sengupta

Anasuya Sengupta, Caroline Hartnell  |  October 23, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Wikimedia Foundation director of grantmaking Anasuya Sengupta speaks with Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell about the philanthropy's priorities, practices, evolving structures, and transparency....

The Power of Money

Stephen Pittam  |  September 14, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Stephen Pittam, secretary of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, considers the shifting roles of philanthropy as it enjoys its "second golden age," and its potential to support social change....

From Seed to Sprout

Filiz Bikmen  |  July 24, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, social investment and philanthropic adviser Filiz Bikmen shares takeaways from a 2012 meeting between representatives from fourteen emerging-market countries interested in building the reach and benefit of philanthropy in their societies....

Interview — Bradford Smith

Bradford K. Smith, Caroline Hartnell  |  June 27, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Foundation Center president Bradford K. Smith speaks with Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell about foundations and the "new normal"....

Why Markets For Good May Go Wrong

David Bonbright  |  May 29, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Keystone Accountability chief executive David Bonbright probes the evolution of the multi-stakeholder Markets for Good initiative and raises constructive alarm about how it involves beneficiaries....

Interview — Christopher Oechsli

Caroline Hartnell  |  April 26, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell interviews the president of Atlantic Philanthropies about why its founder, Chuck Feeney, adopted the limited-life approach, why he doesn't favor the term "spend out," where Atlantic's priorities will lie for the remainder of its existence, and what its influence has been....

Interview — Firoz Ladak

Caroline Hartnell  |  February 16, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell interviews the executive director of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations about their efforts to consolidate and honor a hundred years of family philanthropy....

Philanthropy in the Age of Networked Intelligence

Don Tapscott  |  January 10, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, economics professor Don Tapscott defines the five principles of "networked intelligence" and urges the philanthropic sector to work collaboratively with stakeholders....