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The role of philanthropy in bridging the annual funding gap to meet SDGs

The growth in emerging market philanthropy could not be occurring at a more critical time. Government budgets are coming under ever increasing pressure from the pandemic and the global downturn. Badr Jafar, the Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic…

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Alliance Magazine: The ethics of platform philanthropy

The growth and democratisation of giving through online platforms as one of the key trends that will shape post-pandemic philanthropy, said Bill Gates in a recent interview for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The…

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Philanthropic tie-ups

Pandemic will have 'profound' impact on philanthropy through greater collaboration, Bill Gates says in interview with Badr Jafar, founding patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will have a "profound" impact…

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Alliance Magazine: Interview: Badr Jafar

Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises and founding patron of the newly established Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, spoke to Alliance Magazine. Badr talks about importance of strategic philanthropy, the focus areas of the new Centre and why it is essential…

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Khaleej Times: Philanthropy centre comes up at University of Cambridge, to focus on high-growth markets including UAE

A new Centre for Strategic Philanthropy has been established at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School dedicated to examining strategic philanthropy within and from the world's highest-growth markets, including the Middle East, Developing Asia, and Africa. Badr Jafar, Founding…

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Improving the global practice of philanthropy

Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) partners with Alliance Magazine to host a webinar on philanthropy in high growth markets. The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) is partnering with Alliance Magazine to host a webinar on 1 July at 15:00 BST…

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Centre for Strategic Philanthropy established at Cambridge Judge, dedicated to high-growth markets

L-R: Professor Christoph Loch, Director of the Cambridge Judge Business School; Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy; and Professor Stephen Toope, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, signing the agreement for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy…

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The New York Times: Oil prices dive as Saudi Arabia takes aim at Russian production

Badr Jafar, a member of the Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School and CEO of Crescent Enterprises, comments on Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to cut oil prices. “If a true price war ensues, there will be plenty of pain…

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CNBC Arabia: Interview with Badr Jafar

In an interview for CNBC Badr Jafar, CEO of the Crescent Group and a member of Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about leadership and the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ currently happening in the Arab region and the rest…

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Arab News: Dubai-based CEO Badr Jafar moves the needle at Davos

Badr Jafar, CEO of the Crescent Group and a member of Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about climate change, philanthropy and what role Middle East countries can play. “Saudi Arabia and the UAE have an increasingly important…

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