Economic theory depends on accounting – yet it ignores the role of accounting in distributing value. Why does that matter? Because it limits the potential contribution of economics in resolving today's social and environmental crises.
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You've heard it mentioned everywhere, but what exactly is catalytic capital? Why do we need it, who's providing it, and how does it relate to blended finance? Catch up in our latest explainer, with C3's Stacy Xiao.
Danone, Aqua for All and BNP Paribas are among investors who have committed €36m to Water Access Acceleration Fund, to provide funds to entrepreneurs providing safe drinking water to 30m people in Asia and Africa.
On 7 March, we gathered to share pioneering stories and announce this year's NatWest WISE100 winners. To all those that joined us and to everyone who took the time to apply – thank you for making this year's event a very special one.
Access, the Foundation for Social Investment, set up to channel funds to under-served communities in England, announces it will not close in 2026, while CEO emphasises that it didn't want to develop an 'organisational ego'.
While impact emphasises the facts, honesty speaks more about attitude, says Stone Soup Consulting's Sophie Robin – and while an ‘honesty report’ doesn't answer all the questions, it pushes the company to reflect and seek continual improvement.
How did a kid from a London council estate end up advising the UN on inclusion? In this episode of the Good Leaders Podcast, Tim West speaks to social entrepreneur Atif Choudhury, founder of Zaytoun and Diversity & Ability.
On the persistence of social change pioneers – and the life experiences that shape them; Locavore's last-ditch crowdfunder; and news from the Impact Investing Institute. The editors' view from this week's Pioneers Post newsletter.
He’s spent two decades building the infrastructure for venture philanthropy. As he retires at last, Doug Miller reveals what triggered his passion, why “skin in the game” matters – and why today's “1920s model” of funding needs to ramp up fast.