THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS

TOP RESEARCH Crowdfunding as reciprocal giving
Sustainability

Crowdfunding as reciprocal giving

by Arthur Gautier

New research by ESSEC Business School’s Kevin André and Arthur Gautier looks at how reward-based crowdfunding platforms are shaking-up the self-Interest vs. altruism dichotomy.

Philanthropists, think about the impact of your donations
Sustainability

Philanthropists, think about the impact of your donations

by Arthur Gautier

Arthur Gautier, Executive Director of the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair, explains how donors can take into account and improve the impact of their donations as he prepares to launch the MOOC La Philanthropie: Comprendre et Agir (in French).

France: Philanthropy seen by the decision-makers
Sustainability

France: Philanthropy seen by the decision-makers

by Arthur Gautier

Philanthropy is gaining in influence. Arthur Gautier, Senior Research Fellow at ESSEC Business School, Executive Director of the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair, poses the question whether is it understood by those who hold the power in France.

A “backstage” peek at how one music festival gets organized and financed
Sustainability

A “backstage” peek at how one music festival gets organized and financed

by Arthur Gautier

A new case method unveils the strategy, tangible operations and business models of one of Europe’s biggest rock music festivals

Corporate Philanthropy: don't ask "why", ask "to what end"
Sustainability

Corporate Philanthropy: don't ask "why", ask "to what end"

by Arthur Gautier

Three misconceptions still hindering our understanding of corporate giving

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: slacktivism or innovative philanthropy?
Sustainability

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: slacktivism or innovative philanthropy?

by Arthur Gautier

Catchy campaign draws legitimate criticism, but holds promises for the future of giving

TOP RESEARCH Philanthropy: Why do Companies Give?
Sustainability

Philanthropy: Why do Companies Give?

by Anne-Claire Pache

A history of research perspectives by Arthur Gautier and Professor Anne-Claire Pache of ESSEC’s Chair in Philanthropy.