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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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Aequitas advises the International Dialogue on Fragility and Conflict, Kenya

Aequitas currently advises The Dialogue on Fragility and Conflict. Today 20% of the world’s population live in fragile and conflict affected states. The Dialogue brings together these countries, the G7plus nations such as Timor Leste, South Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan with partners such as USAID, DFID and the UNDP to produce country-led and […]

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UK University scenario planning begins this week

Aequitas’s university_vision scenario planning exercise enters its workshop phase on Friday 27th April. University_vision is a project for University Alliance, a network of business-facing academic institutions, to explore the major challenges facing higher education and ask where universities need to position themselves in order to deliver the knowledge, networks and places of the future. The […]

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