Praise for the Book

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"Imagining Philanthropy for Life is a complete reframing of philanthropy – as it should always have been: love of humanity. 

This was also the broader vision of Andrew Carnegie who saw the role of money as community-based and to be returned, adding “the man who dies rich, dies disgraced."

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Review Imagining Philanthropy for Life

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We are inviting interested colleagues and friends to write brief book reviews for our forthcoming Amazon and Kindle book listings.

Contact Us if you are interested to receive an advance copy to review Imagining Philanthropy for Life - A Whole-System Strategy to Transform Finance and Grow True Wealth:

 

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Imagining a WorldPeaceCoin

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The potential for Fintech, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technologies to help achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 is intriguing. I recently started exploring this emerging opportunity on behalf of the Philanthropy4Life Initiative and the message of its forthcoming book with an independent international task force of experts engaged with the establishment of a network of

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Greening Digital Finance

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Story highlights:

* Digital finance has the potential to overcome some of the pervasive barriers to deploying private finance for the wider good, and so to improve environmental outcomes.
* Some solutions will be framed by compliance, some by standards and the rule of law, and others by riding the technological wave through innovation.

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Giving Unchained: Philanthropy and......

cryptocurrency.jpgThe blockchain is a shared public ledger which makes cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, possible by providing a record of all transactions and a way of determining who owns what at any given time.

With the rise of the cryptocurrency - forms of digital money which aren’t regulated and verified by

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2016 Conference calls for planetary security on UNSC agenda

conferencecallkoenders.jpgRecognizing the importance of climate to security, the Planetary Security Conference was held on 5-6 December with nearly 300 government officials and non-governmental representatives from 48 countries.

Finding innovative solutions to water- and climate-related security challenges was a key element in the Netherlands’

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Whole people create whole systems: the role of the feminine in our collective evolution

whole_people_systems.jpegWe must learn to integrate our feminine nature with much greater capacity if we are to transcend the limitations of the current paradigm

Across the last four years I have traveled the world, exploring planetary change with leading pioneers in the field of social transformation.

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A Source Code for Planetary Security?

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We hope to infuse this year's conference with the potential of advancing a New Source Code for Human Enterprise. Designed to improve the quality and quantity of our philanthropy, profit-making, and investments in harmony with the laws of the Universe and Nature's wisdom, this source code promotes a secure, sustainable, and prospering way of life. 

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What If The Purpose of Business Is Creativity, Not Wealth Extraction?

blogartpic.pngEarlier this week I was reading Ben Thompson’s always thoughtful musings about Apple and Netflix, titled Apple Should Buy Netflix. He subsequently wrote a counter point in his private newsletter, to which you must subscribe, arguing Apple shouldn’t. In any case, in the original public piece, I came across a phrase that stopped me cold. He writes:

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Impact Investing: The Answer Philanthropists Have Been Waiting For?

Traditional philanthropy has been turned on its head with a growing interest in impact investing, writes Antonia Ruffell, CEO of Australian Philanthropic Services.

Australia’s wealthy are finally starting to get to grips with philanthropy. Private ancillary funds are growing in popularity and we’re seeing the emergence of more multi-million dollar gifts to charity.

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