To ensure that her work for conservation and sustainability carries on beyond her lifetime, Jane Goodall, the world-renowned ethologist, has just created a charitable foundation in Geneva. From early thinking to implementation, a journey she chose to undertake with the trusted support of Arnaud Apffel.
Jean-Paul Paddack, Executive Director at WWF International, discusses his collaboration with Perennium. An interaction started a few years ago within the framework of the largest environmental Foundation in Africa. Why the choice to professionalize the management of the financial assets of such an institution and with what results? Interview.
Chairing the Board of a charitable foundation with a significant financial endowment? Seeking to devote all or part of your wealth to serve a cause? In both cases, institutional or individual, these are challenging tasks. With whom can you share your strategic thinking, who can you trust to grasp and deal with the often-arcane world of banking and asset management? Perennium, a Swiss-based advisory firm established in 2013 by an investment expert, understands both the financial and ethical issues of charities, and stands up for their interests.