Tuesday, March 01, 2016

How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy

How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy: "Today, business leaders are not only trying to address community and global problems earlier in their lives; they are also questioning the traditional divide between commerce and philanthropy. As prominent hedge fund manager Bill Ackman told me, “When I graduated from business school I thought business was about making money and philanthropy was about doing good. Now I think both can be used as methods for changing the world.” Sir Ronald Cohen, the father of British venture capital, agrees. “We are on the verge of a revolution,” he explains. “Just as technology and entrepreneurship have transformed the way we live, applying investment and business tools to social problems is disrupting everything from philanthropy to governments to investing.”"

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