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May 7, 2015

With 15 million registered students, 12 million average monthly visitors to its website, 900,000 registered teachers and over 3 billion exercises completed, Khan Academy is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

With 15 million registered students, 12 million average monthly visitors to its website, 900,000 registered teachers and over 3 billion exercises completed, Khan Academy is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. As the founder and executive director of Khan Academy, Sal Khan has a legitimate claim to being a true modern revolutionary of education. CampdenFB spoke to Sal after his keynote address at IPI’s 2015 Winter Forum in San Francisco.

November 12, 2013

Universities receive the lion's share of one-off donations above $1 million (€744,000), according to a recently published study of donor trends in six regions around the world.

Universities receive the lion's share of one-off donations above $1 million (€744,000), according to a recently published study of donor trends in six regions around the world.

The Million Dollar Donors Report 2013, published by UK-based private bank Coutts, found that of the 2 billion known donations over $1 million in the six areas surveyed, 37% were made to higher education institutions.

The study tracked more than $19 billion-worth of donations from 1,249 donors from across the USA, UK, Russia, China, Hong Kong and the GCC.

October 9, 2013

A top athlete’s name, money and drive can be an incredible boost for a charity, but does a career at the pinnacle of sport prepare you for life as a philanthropist? CampdenFB reports

After the final slog towards the Arc de Triomphe on the last leg of the 2005 Tour de France, world famous cyclist Lance Armstrong took to the podium to take the yellow jersey for a record-breaking seventh time.

Over the course of his career “le Boss” had become a household name – his tale made all the more powerful because it was a near miracle that he had ever raced at all. At the age of 25, Armstrong had been diagnosed with advanced testicular cancer, and even after hasty surgery doctors had only given him a 40% chance of survival. But survive he did.

October 26, 2009

Foundations have traditionally been the preserve of Liechtenstein and Panama, but new laws have created an emerging market for foundations in white-listed jurisdictions

In mid July, a new law took effect that will radically transform the global market for a fiduciary vehicle that has traditionally been the preserve of Liechtenstein and Panama. Foundations are widely used by family offices as an alternative structure to trusts to organise and manage family assets.

April 30, 2008

Family business patriarch and Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, has called on Asians to change the way they view inheritance issues.

Family business patriarch and Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, has called on Asians to change the way they view inheritance issues. He is encouraging other regional family heads to transcend the traditional values of passing wealth through lineage as an imperative duty in favour of more charitable and socially-aware philanthropic efforts.

September 1, 2006

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

Michael Yeoh is founder, executive director and chief executive officer of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and the ASLI Foundation, based in Kuala Lumpur.

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

January 1, 2006

You have achieved economic success, and have all the necessary means to enjoy life to the full. But perhaps this is only one small indicia of a successful life. Frederick Metz Shepperd explains how you can contribute to society and create a true legacy

Frederick Metz Shepperd is managing director of the Quadral Group, a consulting firm with offices in Europe and North America. www.quadralgroup.com

You have achieved economic success, and have all the necessary means to enjoy life to the full. But perhaps this is only one small indicia of a successful life. Frederick Metz Shepperd explains how you can contribute to society and create a true legacy

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