Philanthropy New Zealand’s 2017 Summit took a deep dive into two of philanthropy’s hottest topics: innovation and impact. Among the highlights were Allan and Rachel English who shared their generational perspectives and Mark Randazzo from Engaged Donors for Global Equity.
Noted philanthropist and impact investor, Geoff Harris, is backing a new book project to promote the social enterprise in Australia, while aiming to put something back into the social enterprise sector with grants funded from the book’s innovative sponsorship model.
Fresh from an insightful visit to the US, Maree Sidey reflects on the touch points where philanthropy is ‘pulling the gloves on and dropping into the middle of the country’s social mess’ and considers the takeaways for philanthropy in Australia.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus on why human beings are born to be entrepreneurs; philanthropy as social business investor; achieving ‘super happiness’; sharing failure; challenging the financial system; combatting inequality and more.
A leader of Australia’s next-generation of givers, Good Mob co-founder and Equity Trustees Philanthropy Manager, Sarah Wickham, is growing a movement that goes beyond the traditional urban base of philanthropy and engages a diverse range of new social change agents.