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In the spirit of NPOs

The other day I had lunch with a colleague who is working for a NPO, i.e. a so-called Non-Profit-Organisation. As a coincidence, I also just happened to have been invited to a talk on female philanthropic work and the current tendency by “business and academia” to want to ‘professionalise’ all that good-will of these rich ladies.

As there tends to be a link between NPO and philanthropic work, let’s take a general look at NPOs. Personally, I find that the acronym ‘NPO’ has turned into something of a misnomer really – which is why it turns into a topic for a blog. Ehem.

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