2015 has started in a tragic manner with the recent terrorist attacks in France. I was in Paris on the 7th January at 11am at the start of a tragedy, which would capture the world’s attention until its dramatic conclusion two days later.
The Standford Social Innovation Review has published an article that seeks to characterize the rise of family philanthropy all around the world.
The OECD and its Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD) has published a study that seeks to characterize venture philanthropy.
Philanthropists, partners, social entrepreneurs, students and academics gathered on April 2, 2014, in the Petit Palais's auditorium to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of ESSEC Business School's Chair in Philanthropy.
The Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD) launched in October 2012 by the OECD Development Centre, welcomes the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations as their newest netFWD member!
A meeting organized by philanthropy consulting firm Wise brought together philanthropists from Geneva, Switzerland and other countries to exchange ideas in an intimate setting at the Pensières Conference Centre.
The Indian Philanthropy Forum is a dynamic community of philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, non-governmental organizations and government representatives working for social progress in India. Organized by Dasra and sponsored by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations together with the legendary Godrej Foundation and Piramal Foundation, the Forum’s second annual conference was the occasion for the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations to take part in discussions on how to meet the major social and environmental challenges facing India today.
From May 26-28, the Annual General Assembly of the European Foundation Centre brought together 600 delegates from Europe, the United States, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa for three intense days of plenary meetings, workshops and roundtable discussions. Participants emphasized the fundamental role of the philanthropic sector in social and societal innovation, reflecting the core mission of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation: the development of models that make change possible.
Some 200 people attended the round table hosted during the CFF's general meeting (French Center for Endowment Funds and Foundations) that brought together different players from the world of French philanthropy, reflecting the diversity and vitality of this sector. The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations – a longstanding player in family philanthropy – demonstrated how family tradition and modern initiatives go hand in hand.