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  • Johnny Hon, founder and executive chairman of venture capital firm Global Group International Holdings, has pursued success in business as a route to giving back. He explains why philanthropy is important to him and what he has learnt along the way.

  • Goodsted is a platform for socially purposeful individuals and organisations who would like to volunteer their skill or donate other resources to non-profit social projects. Award-winning founder Selin Yigitbasi-Ducker, a fourth generation member of Turkish conglomerate Yasar Holdings, talks about her passion for social change, product design challenges, and inadvertently benefitting from being a next-gen.

  • A childhood spending summers among her family’s Remy Martin vineyards in the Cognac region of France gave Marie-Amelie Jacquet a deep appreciation for her family’s history. She speaks to Susan Lingeswaran about seeking her own path and coming back into the family fold

  • Verena Bahlsen, next generation entrepreneur and co-founder of food innovation incubator HERMANN’S, is looking to drive her family’s business into the future. She spoke to Susan Lingeswaran about history, being disruptive, and preserving legacy.

  • It was a drizzle that turned into a storm. When the Hong Kong government announced changes to extradition rules allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, it not only triggered a political crisis, but an economic one too.

  • From private foundation to public charity, The Pew Charitable Trusts has worked to improve the world. But how can the organisation deal with complex global issues in an era of hostile populism and nationalism?

  • Barclay brothers put Telegraph newspaper up for sale, Sino Biopharmaceutical founder transfers wealth to 24-year-old son and Galeries Lafayette to open 10 new stores in China by 2025.

  • Families looking to invest in impact vehicles should ensure the impact element of the fund is genuine and it has the right tools to measure impact, says Max Gottschalk, the founder and chief executive of multifamily investment office Vedra Partners.

  • CampdenFB celebrates in October the Top 75 leading lights in the family business and family office space over its 75 issues.

    Last week we profiled the key ones-to-watch in the Emerging Markets of the world. We turned our attention to the inspirational figures in Asia-Pacific in the week before and the major players in the Americas at the start of this series. This week, for the fourth and final section, we focus on arguably the heart of the global community of multigenerational family businesses of wealth—Europe.

  • Family feud at Italy’s la Repubblica as founder seeks to take control from sons, India pharma brothers arrested over ‘330 million’ fraud and real estate family donate $100 million to help first-generation students.

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