US Impact Investing Alliance, B Lab and 50 others hope proposed White House Initiative on Inclusive Economic Growth will nudge policy and coordinate approaches to health, Covid recovery, racial inequality and climate change.
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Social entrepreneurship is finally booming in Germany, according to new research by the country's social enterprise network SEND. But the movement still faces an uphill battle in some areas. Could 2021 – a general election year – be a turning point?
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Islands in the Caribbean and Pacific face the devastation of their communities from climate change. Social and green entrepreneurs have potential solutions, but lack the right finance to realise their dreams.
The legal profession has been ‘slow to acknowledge’ the climate crisis, writes solicitor David Hunter, despite having the tools to be part of the emergency response. How can lawyers start deploying their skills – before it's too late?
Volunteering platform Social Good Connect went live in May 2020, just as the working world went virtual. Founder Caroline McKenna shares her experiences and advice on recruiting, building and inspiring her 10-strong team entirely remotely.
Do we really care about the ability of organisations to make money at the same time as value for others? We must close the gap between what businesses report on and what they are held legally accountable for, argues Jeremy Nicholls.
Community business trust to continue beyond planned closure date of 2022 due to Covid-19, but with a smaller team, fewer direct grants and more partnerships – and needs to raise a further £10m to implement its next five-year strategy.