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Philanthropy – What it provides to families in business

July 2011

Tharawat magazine Volume 10-Wise Article (English)


A perspective on impact investing

October 2015

Etienne Eichenberger and Maurice Machenbaum describe two approaches to impact investing, which are proving increasingly attractive to Family Offices whose clients want to do well by doing good.


A perspective on strategic philanthropy

November 2013

To give means to make decisions: these decisions incur specific demands when expectations increase. The donor becomes a philanthropist when he wants a more structured and proactive process.


A perspective on family philanthropy

July 2010

Crafting a philanthropic project within a family can perpetuate traditions and family values. The co-founders of WISE tell about their experience as philanthropic advisors.



May 2020

Philanthropy Next Gen Boot Camp 2020

Next module in September 2020
The module will be held in French

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March 2020

Les Jeunes et la Philanthropie

Exchange around the commitments of the young generation
With the testimony of Mrs. Lia Ojjeh Martin.

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November 2019

Philanthropy Breakfast : Family Governance and leadership across generations – The role philanthropy can play

M. Denis Jaffe showed how families get organized to last over generations and how philanthropy can help.

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May 2017

Workshop with social enterprises: how to facilitate access to employment for underprivileged young people?

The Swiss Philanthropy Foundation has mandated WISE to organise a workshop for the social enterprises benefiting from its Education and Employment Fund, so that they can leverage from the funding and share the knowledge that they have gained. A 4-day workshop was delivered in Hanoi in May, and brought together 13 partner organisations from Africa, […]

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December 2016

Philanthropy Breakfast: The Destructive Power of Family Wealth

M. Marcovici shared his experience of working with global wealth owners and the private banks, trustees and advisors servicing them.

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