Philanthropy among wealthy Russians

Wealth Management & Private Banking Summit – Russia & CIS
Adam Smith 9th International Summit

10 – 11 April 2019, Marriott Grand Hotel, Moscow, Russia

15:00 – 16:00

Table B. The role of philanthropic projects in the life and activities of a wealthy families

With age, more and more successful entrepreneurs are thinking about how to leave a positive legacy and convey their ideas and views to more people and to future generations. What drives their decisions, how does the idea of creating a charitable foundation or project form? What practical difficulties and questions do they face, and how to help them solve these issues?
Projects in the field of philanthropy and social investments: examples from the experience of both Russian and Western families

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Elisabeth Schimpfoessl

About Elisabeth Schimpfössl

My research focuses on elites, philanthropy and social inequality as well as questions around post-Socialist media and self-censorship. I did my PhD at the University of Manchester and taught at Liverpool University, Brunel and UCL before taking up my current post as Lecturer in Sociology and Policy at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. I live in London.