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Eye of Riyadh: Generation charts new path towards strategic philanthropy

Professor Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School, and Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge, are mentioned in this article about the launch of a report titled 'Giving in the Gulf Cooperation…

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How philanthropy in the Gulf is focusing on long-term impact

Philanthropy in the Gulf Cooperation Council area is estimated at $210 billion annually and is growing in a more strategic way, says a new report by LGT, the international Private Banking and Asset Management Group owned by the Princely House…

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CNN: Quest means business

Badr Jafar, Founding Patron for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School, speaks to Quest Means Business on CNN on the importance of Venture Capital, Philanthropy and nurturing small businesses to become change agents. Whilst one third…

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Scaling up the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy In September, the team at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) held a strategy week at Cambridge Judge Business School to discuss ongoing research, education and thought leadership outputs, and…

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The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy team.

What happened at Talking Philanthropy, the world’s largest philanthropy forum?

We reflect on Global Philanthropic's recent Talking Philanthropy forum, co-hosted with the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Lee Juan Yew School of Public Policy, and take a look at the three individuals who won…

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Singapore Marina bay area.

HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud in conversation with Badr Jafar

Hailing from Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the Arab region, HRH Princess Lamia AlSaud, the Secretary General and a member of the Board of Trustees of Al Waleed Philanthropies speaks to Badr Jafar about the organisation’s role in supporting…

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HRH Princess Lamia Alsaud.

Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum, speaks with Badr Jafar

Watch this conversation with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, where he shares his hopes for the coming years, and discusses issues around inclusivity, and the most effective ways to elevate diverse voices in…

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Klaus Schwab.

A conversation with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

Watch this insightful interview with IMF​'s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy's Founding Patron, Badr Jafar, as they discuss the evolving role of philanthropy​ and the related opportunities and challenges around the strategic deployment of vast…

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Kristalina Georgieva.

The links between academic research and impactful & scalable philanthropy

Trillions of dollars are expected to be passed on to the next generation of aspiring philanthropists within the next decade. In this interview, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope, and Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) Founding Patron Badr Jafar, discuss the…

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Stephen Toope.

Nandan and Rohini Nilekani share their golden rules for strategic philanthropy

Examples of questions explored in this interview with renowned philanthropists Nandan and Rohini Nilekani, conducted by Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy: Are there some golden rules for strategic philanthropy?How is technology changing the philanthropic sector?How…

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Nandan Nilekani.