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Buffett gives billions to Gates Foundation

Buffett gives billions to Gates Foundation

July 13, 2006 In Letter from America, The Corporate Citizenship Company's Michelle Dow asks whether Warren Buffett's $31bn donation to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will inspire a new era in US corporate philanthropy. Read more >
Local action

Local action

May 18, 2006 Companies can leverage the contribution they make to deprived communities through core business activities, by linking into government policy objectives both local and national. Read more >
Education round-up: issue 87

Education round-up: issue 87

May 18, 2006 As the government launches a scheme to encourage private donors to fund higher education, a new report cautions that the returns city academies yield compare less favourably than other options for investing in education. And BITC's Business Action on Education updates its mission. Read more >
Contributions round-up: issue 87

Contributions round-up: issue 87

May 18, 2006 The DEC publishes a guide to help companies better contribute to disaster relief efforts and a new Index of Global Philanthropy finds that corporations account for less than a tenth of private giving in the US. Plus a round-up of recent charitable contributions. Read more >
You Buy, U Give

You Buy, U Give

May 18, 2006 Unilever and J. Sainsbury launch You Buy, U Give, a campaign to raise money for charity Sport Relief, marking a push by the Anglo-Dutch food group to improve the recognition of its corporate brand. Read more >
Drop in the ocean

Drop in the ocean

March 16, 2006 The NCVO's latest almanac shows that corporate donations contribute just 1% of the charity sector's income, as compared with the quarter the public thinks business provides. But, Briefing comments, even raising that figure to 5% would require company giving to increase fivefold. Read more >
Partnerships count?

Partnerships count?

March 16, 2006 Making partnerships work is a tough call. But as James Laing of Africa practice argues, authenticity is the key to success. Read more >
Building better partnerships

Building better partnerships

March 16, 2006 Briefing speaks to three companies and their charity partners and finds out how organisations are shifting from philanthropic models of engagement to the leveraging of complementary strengths to achieve mutual objectives. Read more >