At the 2017 AALS annual meeting (San Francisco, Jan. 3-17, 2017), the Section on Agency, Partnerships LLCs, and Unincorporated Associations and the Section on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law are co-hosting a a joint program entitled “LLCs, New Charitable Forms, and and the Rise of Philanthrocapitalism.” The session will look at the tax, governance, and other policy implications of using for-profit LLCs as vehicles for philanthropy. 334 more words
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‘As wealth becomes concentrated in fewer and fewer hands, the billionaire class is increasingly turning to foundations and non-profits to enact the change they would like to see in the world. 113 more words
The Great Global Governmental-Philanthrocapitalist-Corporate Development Project: from indirect to direct neoliberal governance
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On 1st December 2015, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced the intention to set up the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a limited liability company financed by infusions of shares from Facebook. 2,358 more words
Matthew Bishop, senior editor of The Economist magazine, is credited with coining the term “philanthrocapitalism” to describe a kind of giving in which donors put time and energy (as well as money) into a project, and use business to do good. 58 more words