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International Federation of Red Cross
How businesses can support humanitarian work, with Alessandro Fedele, Global Head of Private Sector Unit, International Federation of Red Cross
235 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021, an increase of 35% from 2020 (as per the Global Humanitarian Overview report). Conflicts, rising hunger, disease outbreaks and climate change continue to endanger the vulnerable. In a time of uncertainty and loss, humanitarian workers across the world have stepped up their efforts to provide the essentials, which most of us take for granted. We explore what support is required from businesses to support their critical work.
Snigdha Sahal
How private sector partnerships supported Action Against Hunger India’s pandemic response, with its CEO and Executive Director, Snigdha Sahal
235 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021, an increase of 35% from 2020 (as per the Global Humanitarian Overview report). Conflicts, rising hunger, disease outbreaks and climate change continue to endanger the vulnerable. In a time of uncertainty and loss, humanitarian workers across the world have stepped up their efforts to provide the essentials, which most of us take for granted. We explore what support is required from businesses to support their critical work. In this interview, Snigdha Sahal, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger India, outlines how her organisation has been affected by the pandemic and why private sector partnerships were key to its response.
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How businesses are building effective humanitarian partnerships
Ahead of September's International Day of Charity, we are examining how to build effective business-charity partnerships, speaking to leaders within the humanitarian and private sector who have forged successful collaborations. In this article, Lorrie Foster, Director of Corporate Strategy at The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE), sets out examples of businesses co-creating programmes helping tangibly accelerate the impact of charitable organisations.
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Four ways businesses can sustainably support humanitarian work
Ahead of September's International Day of Charity, we are examining how to build effective business-charity partnerships, speaking to leaders within the humanitarian and private sector who have forged successful collaborations. In this article, Alessandro Fedele, Global Head of Private Sector Unit, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), sets out the primary opportunities for businesses who want to better support humanitarian organisations, and how to utilise limited resources to form successful partnerships.
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Why ‘trust-based philanthropy’ is key to effective cross-sector humanitarian partnerships
Ahead of September's International Day of Charity, we are examining how to build effective business-charity partnerships, speaking to leaders within the humanitarian and private sector who have forged successful collaborations. In this article, Eric Berseth, Co-Founder and CEO of Philanthropy Advisors (PA), sets out the trends seen in the philanthropy landscape, and how businesses can forge more strategic and effective humanitarian partnerships.
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Meseret Haileyesus

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Matthias Stausberg

Advising Sir Richard Branson and the Virgin Group, Matthias Stausberg leads public advocacy and government relations on a broad portfolio…

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Kimberly Gire

Kimberly Gire is the Founder of Global Women Leaders Strategic Philanthropy and the Chair of the Centre for Global Equality…