We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.

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Minister aims to connect customers with causes through their everyday purchases

Buyers of pensions, ISAs and insurance products will also be social investors under proposals announced by Civil Society Minister Rob Wilson at Lloyds of London on March 23.

As he launched QBE’s innovative Premiums 4 Good insurance product that allows customers to choose where some of their premium is invested socially and understand the impact it is making, the Minister announced a raft of measures that will put social investment in the hands of ordinary consumers and release more capital into this market.

Pledge 1% movement arrives in UK

The American movement for businesses to Pledge 1% of their equity, product and employee time for community benefit has arrived in the UK. Building a movement of corporate philanthropy the Pledge 1% campaign is dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business and integrating philanthropy into business globally.


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