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How to do good
How to do good

How to do good

SOCIAL SCIENCE

276 Pages, 8.5 x 10.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $50.00 (US $50.00) (CA $67.95)

Publication Date: December 2016

ISBN 9780993291784

Rights: WOR

London Wall Publishing (Dec 2016)

Price: $50.00
 
 

Overview

How to do good – a collection of extraordinary personal stories from thought leaders, celebrities, statesmen and women, Nobel prize winners, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others driving and inspiring positive change.Contributors include: Melinda Gates, President Jimmy Carter, Forest Whitaker, Matt Damon, Azim Premji and many more.Around the world, in every nation, women are paid less than men to perform the same job. The head of UN Women argues that if the world hopes to eradicate extreme poverty, then equal pay must lead the agenda.India's most generous man writes about his mission to transform public education in India, and the emergence of a bright new generation of Indian philanthropists.Modern slavery is a $150bn industry, and we are all complicit in its growth. We must do more to help the 46 million men, women and children enslaved around the world today, writes the CEO of the Freedom Fund.Hollywood star Matt Damon writes on why philanthropy is a learning curve, and we must all be prepared to rip up the script and start from scratch if required.Too often in healthcare, profit comes before the patient. The founder of Biocon argues that getting lifesaving drugs to those who need them most requires drug makers to innovate, and to re-examine how healthcare is delivered.The former US president, Jimmy Carter, focuses on the fight against neglected tropical diseases, the scale of the challenge, and why peace and a commitment to human rights is essential for success.The creator of the world's first laboratory-grown burger believes synthetic meat is the food of the future – and a vital part of the fight to limit climate change and meet the demands of a growing global population.

Author Biography

Philanthropy Age is a quarterly print and digital edition magazine that sets out to inspire and inform intelligent giving, and to celebrate the great initiatives, fieldwork, foundations and individuals making a difference in our world.