Climate philanthropy


Podcast "Philanthropy in question(s)" - Episode 7

Climate philanthropy - Edouard Morena

What is the role of foundations on the international climate scene? How is the field of climate philanthropy constructed and developed?

With COP26 just a few days away, Anne Monier has chosen to talk to you about climate philanthropy - a crucial topic on which her work at the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair is currently focused. To address this issue, she presents an article by Edouard Morena published in 2018, which is entitled "The smell of money: philanthropic foundations in the international climate debate".

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The three main lessons of the article:

In this episode, Anne Monier returns to the three main chapters developed by Edouard Morena in his article "The smell of money: philanthropic foundations in the international climate debate":

  • Is there a disconnect between the small amounts committed by foundations and their key role on the global climate scene?

  • The analysis of the climate philanthropy space at the time of publication, and its definition around 4 main characteristics

  • The observation of a strategic alignment of the major climate foundations

➡️ Listen to the whole episode to find out more!

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