«The elea Way Book: A Learning Journey Toward Sustainable Impact»
«The elea Way Book: A Learning Journey Toward Sustainable Impact», by Vanina Farber and Peter A. Wuffli
Book published by Routledge
Written by two leading experts, the book summarizes insights from elea’s 15-year pioneering journey, from creating an investment organization, choosing purposeful themes, and sourcing opportunities, to partnering with entrepreneurs for impact creation.
«Fighting Absolute Poverty with Entrepreneurial Means»
elea Annual Review 2021
Publication of elea, May 2022
2021 was another extraordinary year. Thanks to the implementation of comprehensive health measures, some countries could enjoy returning to fragile pockets of normality. However, many of the countries we are active in were not so fortunate. Despite this challenging environment, elea was able to significantly extend its impacted people base and impact intensity thanks to the successful growth of the portfolio and of many ventures. Find out more on elea's impact and other highlights of the year in our 2021 annual review.
«A primer on investing for impact and the role of philanthropic impact investing»
«A primer on investing for impact and the role of philanthropic impact investing», by Vanina Farber, Patrick Reichert, and Peter A. Wuffli
Publication of the elea Center for Social Innovation, IMD, September 2019
Impact investment is a rapidly growing phenomenon that has sparked enthusiasm across a wide range of actors, including investors, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and citizens. Impact investments are an important element towards building a more inclusive capitalism that serves society better. Such investments also can enhance effectiveness and efficiency to tackle the ongoing global economic, social and ecological crises of our time.
This article by Vanina Farber, Patrick Reichert, and Peter A. Wuffli provides a primer on the impact investment space with a specific focus on philanthropic impact investing.
«Conscious and Ethical investing»
«Conscious and Ethical Investing – Investor Life Cycle and Investment Process», by Peter A. Wuffli and Andreas R. Kirchschläger
A special extract from «Conscious Investing» by Christin ter Braak-Forstinger (ed.), Harriman House, 2017, ISBN 978-0-8571-9617-0
Humanity’s current social and environmental challenges require us to dramatically rethink global growth for long-term prosperity and to transform capital markets into a force for good.
This article by Peter Wuffli and Andreas Kirchschläger presents deeper insights into elea’s investment philosophy as a philanthropic impact investor. It explores underlying relationships between individual investors‘ life cycle on the one hand, and strategies for philanthropic investing into entrepreneurial approaches towards maximizing social impact on the other hand.
«Ethical investing», by Peter A. Wuffli
Published in «Schweizer Monat» 12/2016
Ever since it first appeared in 1921, the magazine «Schweizer Monat» has coupled a free-market perspective with a passion for intellectual debate. The article by Peter Wuffli (in German) discusses «ethical investing» from a practical perspective based on liberalism.
«Inclusive Leadership: A Framework for the Global Era», by Peter A. Wuffli
Book published by Springer
The new book from Peter A. Wuffli presents a framework for inclusive leadership based on his diverse experiences across various sectors and with a strong focus on ethics.
«Impact measurement of entrepreneurial philanthropy»
«Impact measurement of entrepreneurial philanthropy», by Peter A. Wuffli, Andreas R. Kirchschläger, and Martin Nay
Special reprint from «Der Schweizer Treuhänder», 6-7/2013
The article explains the «Impact Measurement Methodology» of the elea Foundation and illustrates how it is used internally and externally for its work and communication.
«Innovative Vermögensbewirtschaftung im Stiftungs- und Gemeinnützigkeitsrecht»
«Innovative Vermögensbewirtschaftung im Stiftungs- und Gemeinnützigkeitsrecht: Venture Philanthropy, Social Business, Mission Based Investments zwischen Vision und Haftung», by Harold Grüninger
Special not for sale reprint from «Stiften und Gestalten / Schriften zum Stiftungsrecht Band 4, Basel 2012»
Article by Harold Grüninger in «Stiften und Gestalten: Anforderungen an ein zeitgemässes rechtliches Umfeld, Schriften zum Stiftungsrecht Band 4, Basel 2012, S. 37 - 73, hrsg. von Dominique Jakob»; Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag, www.helbing.ch.
«Measuring the impact of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy»
«Measuring the impact of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy»
Publication of elea, December 2012
Description of the systematic impact measurement methodology developed by elea and reflection on the context of elea's work.
«Investing and improving the world»
«Investing and improving the world. The new capitalistic ethos»
Special reprint from «Schweizer Monat», July/August 2011
Ever since it first appeared in 1921, the magazine «Schweizer Monat» coupled a free-market perspective with a passion for intellectual debate. The dossier addresses issues linked to capitalism, ethics and investments. elea Foundation supported its launch and content design.
«Liberal Ethics – Guidance for the Age of Globalization», by Peter A. Wuffli
Stämpfli Verlag, 2010, ISBN 978-3-7272-1308-3
Peter Wuffli's book combines liberalism and ethics from the perspective of a practitioner, and highlights some possible solutions to issues in areas as diverse as politics, business management and philanthropy.
Drawing on his management experience and activities in various sectors of business and society, Wuffli bridges the gap between theory and practice. He also addresses his responsibility for developments at UBS during the financial crisis.
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«Entrepreneurial philanthropy with an ethical foundation»
«Entrepreneurial philanthropy with an ethical foundation», by Peter A. Wuffli and Andreas R. Kirchschläger
Specially reprinted from «Management - a Social Responsibility», by Sascha Spoun/Timo Meynhardt (eds.), Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2010, ISBN 978-3-8329-5060-6
Confidence in the profession of management has been seriously undermined by recent events. More than ever, managers face questions about how their actions benefit society.
This article by Peter Wuffli and Andreas Kirchschläger examines ways of building ethical foundations and constructing a philanthropic initiative upon them. The authors take an in-depth look at one particular case: entrepreneurial philanthropy in the field of economic development and the fight against poverty.