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Breaking down the barrier between philanthropy and commerce

In Alliance Magazine, Barnaby Wiener, Trustee of Treebeard Trust shares their experience of making social investments. 

When we set up Treebeard Trust in 2011, we adopted the traditional foundation model: invest the assets for financial return and give away the income to charitable causes. We had a vague sense there was something unsatisfactory about this – such a small part of our assets actually deployed to support our mission – but we didn’t articulate it and certainly didn’t see that there was anything we could do about it.

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Last updated | 
20 February 2017