• Davos 2020: Six stories you may have missed

    How did the world’s biggest gathering of elitist billionaires do for the impact economy this year? Our editors select the top headlines.

     

  • From trash to treasure: the South African community taking ownership of waste

    Two organisations have teamed up to help the residents of Melkhoutfontein upcycle waste into sought-after products – helping them generate an income, clean up the environment, and even tap into a part-forgotten cultural heritage. 

  • NatWest SE100: Apply now for the Social Business Awards 2020 (deadline: 31 Jan 2020)

    Pioneers Post and NatWest are once again seeking entries for the NatWest SE100 Index and Social Business Awards. Don't miss your chance to be counted among the UK's top social enterprises in an extra special year, as we mark the 10th anniversary of the SE100.

  • Short n Sweet: 23 January 2020 - From why to how on impact measurement

    Bite-sized stories this week from the impact economy around the world: a “historic shift” among impact investors on impact measurement, insights on family giving, Starbucks backs coffee cup recycling drive, and more.

  • Ladies who lunch: “I can push beyond my own glass ceilings”

    Andrea Gamson, co-founder of _SocialStarters and WISE100 Women’s Champion award-winner, on surviving the 2004 tsunami, booking in ‘monk days’ for her mental health, and plugging the skills gap in social enterprise.

  • Salvador de Bahia: Brazil’s new capital of creative enterprise?

    Inequality, racism and poverty are entrenched problems for the beautiful city of Salvador de Bahia. But its artistic and musical roots go deep, giving great potential for regeneration.

  • 'You have got to be brave – as long as you can qualify that risk': award-winning FRC Group boss

    FRC Group has won a string of awards recently, but success hasn't always come easy. CEO Shaun Doran tells us what it takes to lead a social business through ups and downs – and why its strategy includes helping other entrepreneurs too.