• SOCAP 2021: ‘Something’s wrong’ with impact investing, warns Cathy Clark

    Pioneering researcher argues need for higher expectations of impact investing, as global problems are worsening despite growing investment, while TIIP’s Monique Aiken bets on innovation and says we shouldn’t do things like it’s 2019.

  • Mission is not yet accomplished, warns Ben Carpenter at Social Value Matters 2021

    More governments, institutions and businesses now recognise the need to account for impact on people and planet, but this is no time for complacency, says Social Value International CEO Ben Carpenter, opening the 2021 event.

  • Strategic alignment can be risky – but 'impact integrity' is possible

    The strategic alignment between a corporate social investor and its related company can mean greater social impact. But a close relationship can also jeopardise the ‘impact integrity’ of corporate social investors, as new research by EVPA shows.

  • Gray Label: the Amsterdam brand with grand designs for kidswear

    STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: A mum-to-be spotted a gap in the market for sustainably produced, gender-neutral kidswear. Now, through renting and repurposing, she’s helping to make a notoriously wasteful industry a little gentler on the planet.

  • WISE100 awards for top Women in Social Enterprise open for nominations

    Your chance to nominate the UK's leading women in social enterprise and impact investing – with four awards to be announced at our WISE100 celebration. Nominate by midnight on Sunday 31 October!

  • The Impact Library: exclusive access for our subscribers

    Especially for our subscribers – find out how you can access our huge library of content available in the Pioneers Post Impact Library, including knowledge, insight and good practice from two decades of coverage of social enterprise and impact investment around the world.

  • Key Fund at 21: 'It's soul that drives us a social investor'

    How does a social investment intermediary outlive shifting political winds, a global financial crisis, and much more? Matt Smith, CEO of Sheffield-based Key Fund, reflects on two decades of taking risks and staying true to the mission.