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Quality control is crucial when ‘impact investing’

October 12th, 2015

Australian ultra high-net-worth wealth faces two immediate challenges that echo the growing worries of Australian ­global investors more broadly.

  1. How best to protect investment capital, when all options now ­exhibit sizeable distortions?
  2. How to maintain a philanthropic and charitable continuum when it is becoming more difficult to identify what is philanthropy, charity and socially responsible investing?

These are not easy questions to answer, but with a higher expectation placed on both UHNW wealth advisory and the Australian philanthropic sectors since the great recession, avoiding the pressing need for this conversation is not an option.

The Australian

In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.

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