philanthropy

 

 

#MakeAPromise

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The soulless world of fashion becomes humanitarian as Louis Vuitton’s charitable cause aims to save lives. Lucy Self, Editor at Large explores consumer’s shrinking world, innate fear and the satisfaction of giving back. ••• The year may only just be starting, but consumers’ thoughts and purchase intentions are a necessary worry to the big industries that r[...]

Charity Shopping

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We all like shopping, right? We traipse stores and the internet for what we really, really want and then find the best price for it. Those of us who invest in businesses do the same thing. When presented with a prospect or when our hunting for prospects close to our hearts, we assess a company’s proposition, challenge how robust it and its management team ar[...]

The Rise of The Social Enterprise

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From baby food that supports women fleeing domestic violence to a house sharing service that pairs older people in need of company with interns in need of affordable accommodation – social enterprises are springing up like wildflowers, brightening society as well as socially-minded investors’ bank accounts. Social enterprises have social objectives th[...]

7 Simple Rules for Volunteering

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From wading through donated toys to providing pro bono legal services, volunteering can be a great way to support charities. The ideal volunteering experience is one that is beneficial for you and your chosen charity. If you are thinking about volunteering for your favourite charity, here are 7 simple rules to consider. 1. What do you really want, what[...]

The Movement 365 Redefines Fine Dining

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A long time neighbour to the iconic Borough Market – known as London’s larder for its bustling stalls of olives, oils, cakes, cheeses and charcuterie – Roast feels instantly welcoming. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in sophisticated surrounds, the focus is on using British ingredients where possible to make simple well-executed food, whilst providing[...]