• Glasgow's social housing sector receives £2m investment

    A new partnership between Impact Ventures UK and Homes for Good CIC is to invest £2m into Glasgow's stretched social housing sector. 

  • BRUTUS: Ski jackets for tsunami orphans? Go figure.

    "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars but in ourselves” – in our new column, Arthur Wood reports on new work for the Rockefeller Foundation on impact investing, resiliency and disaster relief.

  • Holland strives for authentic social enterprise

    The Dutch social enterprise landscape is growing steadily, but it's not championing all forms of social business. Holland's pioneers are searching for authenticity.

     

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#13 Social innovator's weekly round-up

Corporate giants L'Oréal and Nespresso demonstrate their commitment to gender equality and environmentally responsible business practise. Meanwhile in France the new economy minister is raising eyebrows and causing a Twitter frenzy.

Big Dave Gauder pulls bus

World strong man to create social gym

He's joined police forces across the country to tackle knife and gun crime, he runs anti-bullying programmes in schools, and now he wants to launch a social enterprise leisure centre to rival Virgin, Fitness First and David Lloyd Leisure. 

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Social innovator's weekly round-up #12

Social investment plays a vital role in improving the GCSE exam results of disadvantaged students in the UK and the UN looks to entrepreneurship to solve the youth unemployment crisis in Gambia.