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Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Published in: 2004
Length: 12 minutes
Data source: Field research
Notes: File size 1.14GB. Click for more information.

Abstract

This video is to accompany the case. Philanthropy is an area of growing interest for families in business as well as public companies worldwide. How to 'do good well' remains a major challenge to organisations seeking to contribute to problem resolution in their local or global community. This case follows the evolution of The Richard Ivey Foundation, from traditional beginnings through unconventional approaches, all with a pragmatic emphasis on competence, professionalism and results. The organisation pursued its own path to its philanthropic goals and utilised the most efficient tools available in addressing need. Moral leadership, public advocacy, financial transparency and external expertise figured prominently in the success and relevance of this 50+- year-old family foundation.
Industry:
Size:
CAD62.7 million million asset value (2002)
Other setting(s):
2004

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Abstract

This video is to accompany the case. Philanthropy is an area of growing interest for families in business as well as public companies worldwide. How to 'do good well' remains a major challenge to organisations seeking to contribute to problem resolution in their local or global community. This case follows the evolution of The Richard Ivey Foundation, from traditional beginnings through unconventional approaches, all with a pragmatic emphasis on competence, professionalism and results. The organisation pursued its own path to its philanthropic goals and utilised the most efficient tools available in addressing need. Moral leadership, public advocacy, financial transparency and external expertise figured prominently in the success and relevance of this 50+- year-old family foundation.

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Industry:
Size:
CAD62.7 million million asset value (2002)
Other setting(s):
2004

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