There is a complex debate on what private foundations should exclude from or implicitly accept in an index tracker. In this blogpost, our Supervisory Board Chair (Ad interim), Rien van Gendt touches on whether Big Tech companies should also be excluded as new polluters in the figurative sense.
There is a genuine interest among philanthropic institutions to explore the opportunities to reorient investment policies to ‘Environmental, Social and Governance’ (ESG) strategies. In this blogpost our Supervisory Board Chair (Ad interim) Rien van Gendt touches on why the SDG lens and the gender lens offer fascinating opportunities to have a sound investment and contribute to a better and equitable world.
Our President HRH Princess Laurentien and European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel spoke about the role that art and culture can play in the recovery of Europe after the corona crisis in the Financieel Dagblad. Read the article in Dutch here and in English here.
Our Head of Programmes Philipp Dietachmair is one of the seven voices invited by Wroclaw Cultural Guide to answer questions about current situations, operations, and plans going forward.
Euranet’s #EUnitedinMotion hosts a weekly debate with crucial EU decision-makers and experts to challenge the initiatives taken at the EU level when it comes to tackling COVID-19. Today our director Andre Wilkens will be one of the panellists talking about supporting the cultural sector through and post Corona.
For a forthcoming publication in collaboration with Allianz Kulturstiftung our board member Rien van Gendt spoke with Michael Alberg-Seberich, of think tank Wider Sense, on philanthropy with a European purpose.
In an open letter in the Financial Times, European Cultural Foundation Director André Wilkens called unto national governments, including the British, as well as the European institutions to join the initiative to increase investments in European cultural relations in the broadest sense.
All available material about the laureates of the 2019 Award. Press releases, image material, and more.