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.

Interview With Roshni Nadar Malholtra

Interview With Roshni Nadar Malholtra

Caroline Hartnell  |  May 13, 2015

We share a discussion between Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell and Malholtra, the millennial-generation daughter of Indian industrialist Shiv Nadar and one of the trustees of his eponymous foundation, about their family's approach to philanthropy….

An Act of Faith: Why Should Philanthropists Fund the Arts?

An Act of Faith: Why Should Philanthropists Fund the Arts?

Andrew Milner, Caroline Hartnell  |  April 15, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell and Andrew Milner ask funders who support the arts, leaders of arts organizations, and individual artists to answer this perennial question....

Foundations and the SDGs: The 'Conspicuous Absentees' Speak Out

Foundations and the SDGs: The 'Conspicuous Absentees' Speak Out

Andrew Milner, Caroline Hartnell  |  March 26, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell and Andrew Milner share the results of a mini-survey of foundation and NGO leaders' thoughts about the Sustainable Development Goals to be announced later this year….

Interview With Ridgway White

Interview With Ridgway White

Caroline Hartnell, Ridgway H. White  |  February 19, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell chats with Ridgway White, who became the fourth president of the Mott Foundation early this year, about what lies ahead for the organization his father has headed for almost forty years….

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Barry Knight, Jenny Hodgson  |  January 6, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight ask community foundation leaders in North America and Europe whether organizations like theirs can play a role in global development efforts….

Building Teams for Innovation

Building Teams for Innovation

Simon Willis  |  October 23, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Simon Willis, CEO of the Young Foundation, argues that if foundations truly want to play an innovative role in society, they must think beyond their standard management practices….

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....