AFTER Thailand banned commercial logging in the late eighties, many of the country's elephants and their riders, or mahouts, were left jobless and roaming the streets of Bangkok begging. To...

A PLATFORM set up by Credit Suisse for wealthy individuals who want to engage in charitable activities without the hassle of dealing with administrative matters has seen growing interest from its...

IN trying to make a social impact in his home country of Indonesia, Victor Hartono believes in appealing to all aspects of human nature, even the baser ones such as greed and fear.

A REPORT on philanthropy's evolving role in Asia, by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and commissioned by Credit Suisse, explores the state of philanthropy in Asia by examining the...

ONE of the hottest buzzwords in philanthropy is impact investing, a form of investment that seeks both financial and social returns. The Rockefeller Foundation coined the term in 2008, and the...