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Combining Empathy with Evidence

Effective altruism is a growing social movement founded on the desire to make the world as good a place as it can be, the use of evidence and reason to find out how to do so, and the audacity to actually try.

As the organisation to first settle on the term 'effective altruism', the Centre for Effective Altruism is a growing coalition of projects that put these ideas into practice in different ways. The Centre is based at its offices in the University of Oxford, with team members based all over the world.

Learn more about effective altruism

For more information about effective altruism, please visit or watch one of the videos below.