All posts by EZ-Scout Dr. Annette Kleinbrod

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Agenda 2030, goal 16: foundations started to contribute on sustainable development

The United Nations’ 2030 Agenda describes in its vision that sustainable development requires democracy, good governance and the rule of law. All over the world, this goal is being actively pursued, including by foundations. 

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Strengthening local development by social enterprise in Kenya

The Siemens Stiftung has founded WE!Hub Victoria Ltd. (WeTu) in Kenya. Rolf Huber, Managing Director of the Siemens Stiftung, explains in this interview how the social enterprise intends to develop sustainable solutions and structures for drinking water and energy supply, as well as e-mobility solutions.

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Highlights of the Mission Investing Forum 2018: Africa and sustainable development

What opportunities are there for interested foundations and philanthropists to use their assets both to fulfil their foundation purpose and to contribute to sustainable development in Africa?

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“Small amounts of money but a big impact”

Three questions to ...  Adrian Bosseler, Board of Directors of Bosseler & Abeking Children’s Foundation. The foundation helps children in poverty or need, both in Germany and in the so-called developing countries.

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Foundations support new ways of financing humanitarian aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) issued the world's first Humanitarian Impact Bond (HIB). What are the benefits and risks of the first HIB for all parties involved?

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Diversity

Diversity, i.e. the consideration of variety and heterogeneity in the formation of groups, teams and approaches. What does this discussion mean.

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Looking back on one year as an EZ-Scout

Since June 2017, Dr Annette Kleinbrod has been an EZ-Scout (Advisor for International Cooperation) of the GIZ. In an interview Dr Kleinbrod looks back on her experiences in her first year in the role.

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Mission Investing: A look at foundations in the USA

Unleashing the Power of Endowments: The Next Great Challenge for Philanthropy. Foundations in the United States decided to implement mission investing in the early days of this investment approach. What is the market like today?

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Current studies on work in the foundation and philanthropy sector – where are we heading?

The summer break is over! This is the perfect opportunity to reflect on our work in the foundation and philanthropy sector: where should we be heading in the coming months and years?

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