Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich are Trying to Save the World: How the Rich Can Save the World and Why We Should Let Them

Howard Lake | 27 September 2008 | News

“Important. Well-written. Timely. Here in this wonderful book, Matthew Bishop and Michael Green shine a light on sparkling examples of effective philanthropy, and how some of the most accomplished people are trying to solve the world’s most intractable problems. A superb portrait of a vital new force shaping the world today, Philanthrocapitalism deserves to be widely read.” –Jim Collins, author of Good to Great

“A terrific book about how private money can help solve even the most difficult public problems. Philanthrocapitalism is the definitive guide to a new generation of philanthropists who understand innovation and risk-taking, and who will play a crucial part in solving the biggest problems facing the world.” –Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City

“Everything you need to know about the revolution underway in the world of philanthropy-its potential as well as its challenges. An indispensable book for anyone who cares about helping the world’s four billion poor get a chance to live their dreams.” –Hernando de Soto, author of The Mystery of Capital

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