UN recognition of the social economy builds on progress in many countries, from Senegal to South Korea. The next step is widespread implementation, say Victorine Anquediche Ndeye, Marlène Schiappa, Chantal Line Carpentier, Frédéric Bailly and Francois Bonnici.
Failures may feel scary, excusable and something to ignore – but they also provide insights into how to use resources better. Adam Richards, Bonnie Chiu and Jeremy Nicholls on rewiring our thinking to account for unintended negative outcomes.
Boards everywhere must act now – and act with confidence – if we're to create a sustainable future. That means leaving behind old ways of thinking and switching to 21st century governance, say the founding partners of Mondiale Impact.
Progressive investors have long grasped the need to measure their impact at both investee and investor level. But there's a third level at which they can make a difference, as new research finds – even if measuring this isn't easy.
Support to social investment in the UK began in earnest just over 20 years ago. As efforts to expand the market continue unabated, what can we learn from two decades of experience – and what questions should we be asking now?
The House of Lords has been exploring how public services can be bolder in ‘levelling up’ communities around the UK. Three experts told the Lords Public Sector Services Committee why 15% 'added value' isn't good enough.
Business schools, ecosystem builders, accelerators and impact investors can all play a role in filling the 'wellbeing gap' that leaves many social entrepreneurs struggling, ashamed of failure or burnt out. Here are five places to start.
Sewing machines and micro-savings groups are just some of the tools used by social enterprises to create community cohesion and keep people healthy. Such innovations could help us redesign a resilient health system that starts at home, say experts.