Charity, Prosperity, and the Industrial Complex

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Charity, Prosperity, and the Industrial Complex

by Margaret Coady
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#CECP's Margaret Coady responds to Peter Buffett's call to reinvent #philanthropy: http://huff.to/1ePBd6e via @CECPTweets
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 4:45pm

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Peter Buffett's New York Times Op-Ed piece "The Charitable-Industrial Complex" reads like the diary of an early explorer, a mix of insightful and simplistic observations of the new world he's been thrust into as co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation: the wild territory at the intersection of money, politics, and highly-complex societal problems.

For me, focusing on his closing wish for greater humanism is his most valuable provocation: he calls for "a functioning society that truly creates greater prosperity for all," appropriately noting that prosperity should not be confused with the blind accumulation of material goods.

Read the full article by Margaret Coady on Huffington Post Business.

*Originally posted on Huffington Post Business on August 16, 2013

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Business News | CECP | Corporate | Margaret Coady | Paul Newman | Paul Polman | Pepsi | Unilever | community | philanthropy

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