Countering the decline of charity through communications

Earlier this month the United Nations called upon Member States, civil society, NGOs and individuals to observe the International Day of Charity, in celebration of the vital role that charity continues to play in global development and humanitarianism. Today the charity sector is big business – the UK public alone gave £9.7 billion to charities […]

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The Paris Agreement: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Amid the unpredictable state of political affairs that have become the norm in the short 4 months of a Trump presidency, the decision to reject the Paris climate change agreement did little to shock or surprise. It did, however, prompt mass outrage, as fears of those concerned for the environment, the economy and global security, […]

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Aequitas Through To The Finals In Global PRWeek Awards

Aequitas Consulting announces it has been shortlisted for the “Global Citizenship” category at the global PRWeek Award, for its transformative work on the New Deal campaign for the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding. Hosted by the OECD, the New Deal addresses the root causes of fragility, conflict and violence and is transforming the way […]

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Creating the 360 Degree Giving brand with Indigo Trust

Aequitas worked with the Indigo Trust, one of the Sainsbury’s Charitable Trusts to introduce open data to the world of philanthropy in the UK. The Indigo Trust wanted Foundations to share their funding data so that better funding decisions could be taken to improve the impact of philanthropic giving. The Indigo Trust came to Aequitas […]

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WIE Symposium Africa to launch its second edition in Nigeria

WIE Symposium Africa to launch its second edition in Nigeria Toyin Saraki, Folake Folarin-Coker, Mo Abudu, Bola Adesola and Julie Gichuru, to co-host Tiwa Savage and Folorunsho Alakija to headline 18 March 2014 – Her Excellency Toyin Saraki, founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa; fashion designer Folake Folarin-Coker founder of Tiffany Amber; Mo Abudu CEO […]

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Aequitas director named in PowerList 2013

Dorothea Hodge, Aequitas’s founding director, has been celebrated as one of Britain’s most influential black people alongside leading names including double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah, and Chuka Umunna, the Labour MP and shadow business secretary. The PowerList 2013, now in its sixth year, recognises the top 100 people regarded as role models in their […]

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Aequitas director advises Anguilla at EU-OCT conference

Aequitas director Dorothea Hodge to attend the European Union’s Overseas Countries and Territories Forum (EU-OCT) as strategic adviser to the Anguillian government on sustainable development. The Anguillian delegation that Dorothea joins at the conference, being held in Greenland from 24-28 September 2012, is made up of Hubert Hughes, the Chief Minister, James Gumbs, Director of […]

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Aequitas facilitates #hubchuka: an evening with Chuka Umunna on the future economy

Last night Aequitas organised the event ‘Getting on with business: Social mobility and entrepreneurialism’ hosted at the Hub Westminster with keynote speaker Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. The event enabled Hub members, whose mission statement is the creation of sustainable impact through collaboration, to engage in debate with […]

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