Social investors are still too focused on internal battles – distracting them from the huge potential impact they could have by partnering up. Big Society Capital's CEO makes the case for the (sometimes) more difficult path of collaboration.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS Ethiopian social enterprise Temsalet Kitchen not only offers great food, but trains struggling young women to become its cleaners, cooks, waitresses and managers. Pioneers Post pops in for lunch.
Everyone agrees we need more risk finance – so why are social investors still so bad at providing it? Our ‘Equalizer’ David Floyd asks if investors have the bottle to take big risks on ventures that could deliver major social impact.
Managing director of the School for Social Entrepreneurs – and NatWest WISE100 nominee – Nicola Steuer on changing career, growing a 20-something year-old charity, and how inclusivity is never a job done.
What are the big questions facing the UK social investment sector? Find out in our special report from The Gathering 2019, where leading social investors met to debate what's working and explore collaborative solutions.