• Breaking down the disability stigma, one creation at a time

    A UK-Indonesia project to support creative entrepreneurs with disabilities is developing unique and original products while breaking down barriers – and raising the bar for other businesses, too.

  • Boris Johnson seeks ideas to support social enterprise in post-Covid ‘levelling up’

    UK prime minister asks Conservative MP and former ‘civil society tzar’ Danny Kruger to gather proposals on how the government can maximise the role of social businesses, volunteers and charities.

  • Covid-19: Social impact funding you might miss – 2 July update

    Deadline days: don't miss out on the latest emergency grants, loans and other funding sources for social entrepreneurs around the world. 

  • Getting out of debt: Solving the equity equation for social innovation

    In the first of a series looking at 'patient, risk bearing' capital, Duncan Brown asks why social investment is so dominated by short-term, rigid debt instruments – and why there's so little support for higher risk, high return social innovation.

     

     

  • Just do something! How impact investors can move past silence and tokenism on racial injustice

    Social investors have long backed action on things like domestic abuse or economic inequality – so why the silence on racial injustice? Diversity Forum co-chair Amir Rizwan on how they can start to put their money where their mouths are.

  • School and college learners recruited for social enterprise challenge

    The ‘Be the Future Challenge’ calls for social enterprise ideas linked to one of the UN’s sustainable development goals, and able to make a profit through selling a product or service. Apply by Friday 3 July.