We enable companies, foundations
and individuals to make social change happen.

We support our clients with tailored services spanning research and analysis, strategy design & development and implementation services to make social change happen. With our multidisciplinary team and expert network, to date Beyond Philanthropy has successfully cooperated with more than 60 clients on projects in over 30 countries.

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Together with goetzpartners, we have composed a new report:

"From Good Intentions to Real Results - Corporate Citizenship of Germany’s DAX 30 Companies". Among the key findings: Germany’s largest publicly listed companies have combined revenues exceeding the GDP of Canada, illustrating their vast economic power. And while spend more than EUR 500m, less than 25% of them have a strategic approach to Corporate Citizenship and only 17% measure their Corporate Citizenship activities with clearly defined key-performance indicators. These findings as well as national and international good practice examples are now freely available in the new report.

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Sustainability ratings: Are they underestimating the potential of corporate citizenship?

With the increasing popularity and importance of sustainability among the business community, companies often turn towards sustainability ratings for guidance. Therefore, our latest issue of “Notes from the Field” examines three selected sustainability ratings in order to assess their use as a point of reference for good Corporate Citizenship. The results show that companies, which rely strongly on sustainability ratings, risk to underestimate the vast potential of Corporate Citizenship for society and business.

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How do foundations gather knowledge?  

Our colleague Lea Buck shares her experience on how foundations gather knowledge. The simple answer: They exchange knowledge with other foundations.

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Corporate Foundations as outdated institution?

In a critical blog in Stiftung&Sponsoring, Michael Alberg-Seberich and Maximilian Grimm challenge corporate foundations as appropriate tool to engage socially (German only).

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Our report "From Good Intentions to Real Results - Corporate Citizenship of Germany's DAX 30 Companies" is now available.

Our Services

01 Research and Analysis

Beyond Philanthropy wants to ensure its clients make informed decisions about...

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02 Strategy Design & Development

Building on our research and analysis, we work with our clients to design and...

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03 Implementation Services

Beyond Philanthropy offers a full range of implementation services to ensure...

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About Us

Specialized

Knowledge of various sectors, groups and trends in CSR, philanthropy and
social investment.

Experienced

Professional advisors with diverse backgrounds and over 40 years cumulative senior experience.

Connected

Global network of strategic partners, philanthropists, social investors,
foundations and NGOs

International

Partners and consultants throughout
Europe serving international clients in
over 30 countries .

Impact Driven

A portfolio of over 80 projects, with a
direct impact on approx. 100 million EUR  of social change funds .

Our Core Team

Michael Alberg-Seberich

At Beyond Philanthropy, we help our clients through strategic research and advice. We guide them...

Dr. Felicitas von Peter

Felicitas is both the Founder and Managing Director at Beyond Philanthropy and Active Philanthropy,...

Gabriele Störmann

I am here to help individuals, foundations and corporations invest their resources in a way that...

Fabian Suwanprateep

It is my goal to elevate my clients’ approach to philanthropic giving and social investing, so...

Anna Wolf

I help our clients discover where their giving does most good. Writing a cheque is easy, but...

Lea Buck

I am implementing solutions on behalf of our clients. Often it requires many small steps to acheive...

Maximilian Grimm

I support businesses to strategically use their expertise and resources to achieve social impact.

Lisa Steinke

I help our clients channel their resources and competences, creating as much impact for their...

Anne-Sophie Oehrlein

I support the consulting work at Beyond Philanthropy, where we pair social initiatives with the...

Mareike Standow

I want to help our clients to better understand the topic areas they are interested in and thus...

Theresa Bartsch

I help the organisation keep an overview and combine knowledge and resources. I also meet and...

Carmen Pägelow

I like to push my colleagues to keep things tidy.

Eva Schneider

During my stay at Beyond Philanthropy I’m looking forward to learning a lot about the different...

Strategic Partnership

Armin Raffalski

Armin has 18 years’ experience in consulting. After completing his degree in Business...

Jan Burmeister

After obtaining his Bachelor degree in International business and Master degree in Mathematics in...

 

Since 2011, Beyond Philanthropy and goetzpartners have formed a strategic partnership to pool knowledge and expertise allowing for integrated strategic advisory services.

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Selected Clients

Beyond Philanthropy is a certified B Corporation

Beyond Philanthropy is now a certified B Corporation

Since mid-last year, Beyond Philanthropy has been in touch with B Labs, the American non-profit organisation which developed the B Corporation certification. B Labs certifies corporations and organisations that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Among other considerations, B Corps pay particular attention to the creation of benefits for all stakeholders, not just shareholders, the use of renewable energy, and accessibility of the B Corps Impact Report online. By now, there are almost 1,300 B Corps in over 40 countries and 120 different industries, which are all striving not to be the best in but for the world.

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