• Solving complex social problems through collaboration

    Harvard Business Review features our philanthropic advisors, Geneva Global, in a piece about how the organisation strives to solve complex social problems, such as modern slavery and out-of-school children, through collaboration. Collaboration is
  • Prosperity problem: Index reveals the winners and losers since 2008 crash

    The Great Recession of 2008 left economies in tatters around the world. The recovery has been slow and some nations have fared better than others. By considering education, health, safety and security, personal freedom and social capital in each
  • Unlocking the potential of female entrepreneurship

    Nathan Gamester, Programme Director for the Legatum Prosperity Index at the Legatum Institute speaks about how entrepreneurship can be an empowering experience that has impacts beyond economic development.  Since gender inequality is a barrier to
  • The END Fund 2014 Annual Report

    2014 was an inspiring, record year for the END Fund, with their renewed commitment to combat neglected tropical diseases, which affects over 45 million of the worlds poorest and most vulnerable people. The END Fund has been growing rapidly thanks
  • The Nepal Recovery Fund

    In response to the Nepal earthquake, Geneva Global and Capital for Good have partnered to launch the Nepal Recovery Fund - a pooled philanthropic fund that offers individual donors and foundations a way to collaborate to quickly get resources to
  • In the spirit of service

    "Sympathetic joy is a heartfelt gratification that accompanies the awareness of anothers wellbeing. Its a joy entirely devoid of expectations. Instead, it carries one of lifes greatest pleasures: celebrating the happiness of others." Ellen
  • "It is time to reclaim capitalism as a moral force", Boris Johnson, said as he launched Tim Montgomerie's Vision of Capitalism project, at the Legatum Institute. The free market works, Johnson told an audience of politicians, policy-makers, and
  • Everywhere in (supply) chains

    The Economist looks at the issue of modern slavery, asking the question; how do we reduce bonded labour and human trafficking? The article highlights the work of the Freedom Fund, the world's first private donor fund dedicated to ending modern
  • Run Free: For Human Liberty

    In support of the Freedom Fund, Legatum's Peter Hallatt is setting off on an ambitious campaign to run 12 marathons in 12 months to raise funds to combat the scourge of modern slavery.  Slavery generates $150 billion dollars a year in profit for
  • Congratulations to the 2014 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship winners

    We are proud to present to you the winners of the Legatum sponsored 2014 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. The winners were announced on the 6th November at a glittering gala dinner hosted by the African Leadership Network in Kigali,