• ‘A sense of hopelessness’: GSG audience told to find courage to act for ‘real people’

    Nigerian entrepreneur calls for boldness and ‘deliberate action’ to address inequality – and urges GSG Summit audience to consider how their actions affect Africans, including those fleeing the continent on a ‘journey to nowhere’.

  • Is a CIC right for me? Expert advice on the community interest company structure

    The community interest company offers a neat solution for some UK social enterprises – but can cause headaches for those wanting to scale up through equity investment. Look before you leap into choosing a CIC, advises a legal expert.

  • Fit for the Future: How Point and Sandwick harnesses the winds of fortune for social impact

    Calum MacDonald of SE100 award-winning Point and Sandwick Trust joins the podcast to share what makes a 'Social Business Champion' – and Carol Somerville and Joanne Ferguson of Bethesda Hospice explain how they benefit, too.

  • 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.

  • ‘At the forefront of the new economy’: Social Enterprise World Forum 2023 sets out ambitions for social enterprise movement

    As SEWF23 arrives in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, its organisers aim to not only foster connections within the movement, but also move social enterprise higher up the global agenda.

  • Resilient, purpose-driven 'zebras' are the future – how can investors help them thrive?

    The age of the unicorn – startups valued at US$1bn or more – is over, some say. Enter the zebra: businesses that pursue purpose and profit, and that show resilience in times of crisis. But to flourish, they'll need a big mindset shift among VCs.

  • Impact Investing Newsflow: September 2023 edition

    The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know about this month – all in one place. Featuring Oceanium, Astanor Ventures, Fair4All Finance, Big Society Capital, Temasek Trust, and many more.