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Are there EA-aligned organizations working on improving the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility/corporate giving strategies? 2021-01-07T15:17:13.212Z

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Comment by mss74 on Are there EA-aligned organizations working on improving the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility/corporate giving strategies? · 2021-01-14T10:58:12.808Z · EA · GW

Hi David, thanks for your comment! The source you've linked looks really interesting and relevant. I'd be happy to speak to you sometime next week. Could you book a slot here? https://calendly.com/mss74/30min

Comment by mss74 on Are there EA-aligned organizations working on improving the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility/corporate giving strategies? · 2021-01-14T10:54:16.490Z · EA · GW

Thank you for your comment and this reference! I wasn't aware of this group. I've edited the post to include them!! 

Comment by mss74 on Prioritizing COVID-19 interventions & individual donations · 2020-08-13T06:25:58.024Z · EA · GW

No worries, glad it was useful. Thought I would update that we've put all that information into a website with somewhat regularly updated summaries of the pandemic responses in the various Southeast Asian countries: www.regionalrelief.org

Comment by mss74 on Prioritizing COVID-19 interventions & individual donations · 2020-05-09T09:47:51.927Z · EA · GW

Thank you for laying out your thinking on this topic! Was hoping to find something like this. Since you mentioned Southeast Asia I thought to link to something I've been working on - a compilation of Southeast Asian charities/organisations working on COVID Relief. https://docs.google.com/document/d/137XQpOwjPIcVhV1oufK83zHB64SKMAXtFg9YjPYe76s/edit

Some caveats: Not sure how interesting it would be, it's been quite a challenge to find these charities/orgs as is, and I have not had the bandwidth to evaluate them systematically. I've also only listed organisations working directly on PPE Provision or giving Supplies to the Vulnerable because a small 50person survey I did suggested that generally people are more likely to donate to short-term relief efforts than long-term capacity building. My main aim is to encourage richer Southeast Asians to give some money to parts of the region where the needs are clearly more pressing. I will be trying to analyse them the way you guys have done at a future point, but currently my aim is to just get more attention in places like Singapore/Malaysia directed towards Indonesia/Myanmar/Philippines through a digital donation campaign.