Social Good Stars: Global Philanthropy Group’s Maggie Neilson

Social Good Stars: Global Philanthropy Group’s Maggie Neilson

Feature on Maggie Neilson in The Huffington Post
When it comes to world-shaping, Maggie Neilson, Partner and CEO at Global Philanthropy Group, has tremendous insight. With a background including working with some of the world’s best-know philanthropies and brands with Social Good vision, she has first-hand experience with helping to shape and develop impactful projects globally.

Aspirational Altruism

Aspirational Altruism

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"Why is it that philanthropy is at the heart of so many of these gatherings? I think the answer tells us a lot about human nature, and a lot about how smart companies will deepen their relationship with their most important customers."

Groups Will Help Celebrities Avoid Embarrassment On Human Rights

Groups Will Help Celebrities Avoid Embarrassment On Human Rights

Quote by Trevor Neilson in The New York Times
Two philanthropic organizations are uniting to save celebrities like Hilary Swank and Beyoncé from the embarrassment of getting caught taking money from people or groups that abuse human rights.

The Clinton Global Initiative: Making Progress Where Others Have Failed

The Clinton Global Initiative: Making Progress Where Others Have Failed

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"CGI’s annual meeting has  brought together 150 current and former heads of state, 18 Nobel Prize laureates, hundreds of CEOs, heads of foundations, major philanthropists, directors of the best NGO’s and the worlds top media leaders."

Giving What It Takes

Giving What It Takes

Feature on Trevor Neilson in Departures Magazine
Philanthropy is no longer just checkbooks and charity balls. Celebrities and CEOs looking to make a real impact hire strategist Trevor Neilson and his partners at the Global Philanthropy Group.

 

Child Sex Trafficking: Setting The Record Straight

Child Sex Trafficking: Setting The Record Straight

By Maggie Neilson for The Huffington Post
"A year ago, there were two mainstream, heavily-trafficked places you could still post sex ads online, touting the youth of the victims -- Craigslist and the Village Voice's Backpage."

Situation Report: Drought And Food Crisis In Northeast Africa

Situation Report: Drought And Food Crisis In Northeast Africa

Global Philanthropy Group Situation Report
As a result of one of the worst droughts in 60 years caused by extremely poor rainfall in East Africa (also known as the Horn of Africa) an estimated 12.4 million people are in immediate need of humanitarian assistance, with the number at risk growing daily. 

The Green Building Tipping Point

The Green Building Tipping Point

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"We have reached a tipping point in green building. What was once thought of as a luxury for the rich is now seen as a shrewd investment — and that change will have major benefits for investors, homeowners, and the world."

Trevor Neilson Moderates Panel On Philanthropy And U.S. Foreign Policy

Trevor Neilson Moderates Panel On Philanthropy And U.S. Foreign Policy

Global Philanthropy Group Video
Check out this video from April 2009 – GPG Partner Trevor Neilson moderates a panel with Carol C. Adelman, Director, Center for Global Prosperity, Hudson Institute and Jane M. Wales, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Affairs Council of Northern California; Cofounder and President, Global Philanthropy Forum; Vice President, Philanthropy and Society, Aspen Institute.

The Dark Side Of Celebrity Charities

The Dark Side Of Celebrity Charities

Quote by Trevor Neilson in Rolling Stones Magazine
“The relationship between a musician and their audience is far more powerful than the one between an actor and their audience,” says Trevor Neilson, co-founder of the Global Philanthropy Group.

Statement On Raising Malawi

Statement On Raising Malawi

Global Philanthropy Group Statement
Global Philanthropy Group was retained by the board of directors of Raising Malawi in November of 2010 to help the organization design a new strategy and structure a new approach to the organizations work.

Celebrity Activists

Celebrity Activists

Quote by Maggie Neilson in BBC Radio
Celebrity Activism: it good, bad, or perhaps just inevitable? Global Philanthropy Group Partner Maggie Neilson weighs in on the debate.

10 Reasons Why The Giving Pledge Will Reshape Philanthropy

10 Reasons Why The Giving Pledge Will Reshape Philanthropy

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
“As someone who works closely with philanthropists every day, I can clearly say that the Giving Pledge is going to have a huge impact. Here are 10 reasons why.” Trevor Neilson

World’s Top Philanthropists Announced For 2010

World’s Top Philanthropists Announced For 2010

Feature on Global Philanthropy Group's Report
Bill and Melinda Gates take top honors this year on Barron’s and consulting firm Global Philanthropy Group’s list of the world’s 25 best philanthropists.

Charity Fixer To The Stars

Charity Fixer To The Stars

Feature on Global Philanthropy Group in The New York Times
With his wife, Maggie, a former technology executive, and Ann Kelly, a management consultant, Mr. Neilson runs a business called Global Philanthropy Group.

Global Philanthropy + Barron's: The 25 Best Philanthropists (2010

Global Philanthropy + Barron's: The 25 Best Philanthropists (2010

Global Philanthropy Group Report
Global Philanthropy Group recently worked with Barron's to recognize effective philanthropists and wanted to share a bit about the criteria used. While evaluating philanthropy is subjective and finding quality information was challenging, we do have some advice for aspiring philanthropists: