Laura joined Pioneers Post as a multimedia journalist in November 2020. She previously worked as a freelancer at the BBC World Service and was an intern with Bloomberg News.
Laura graduated in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Salford with first class honours in July 2020. Before going into journalism, she had a 14-year career as a professional ballet dancer. Born and raised in France, she worked in Germany for four years before moving to the UK to join Scottish Ballet in 2010. She now lives in the north west of England.
The poorest people in the world are the worst hit by the climate crisis. Amal-Lee Amin of the UK’s CDC Group tells us how development finance institutions must help get money to where it’s most needed to fight the biggest climate injustice that we face.
The past three years have seen a surge of new social enterprises in Algeria as state support for startups grows - but they need clearer recognition and support to survive in a “jungle” of for-profit competitors, new report shows.
A European status would enable social enterprises to gain recognition across member states and take advantage of single market, according to Nicolas Schmit – while fellow EU official Thierry Breton says social economy crucial to future of bloc.
Influential global group warns ambitious climate and social targets will not be met without much more private capital, and sets out “actionable” recommendations to get there, in what chair Nick Hurd describes as a “radical” and ambitious report.
Majority of young changemakers juggle additional professional commitments to make a living, new research finds. Plus, six in 10 have experienced burnout, with even higher rates among women and people from marginalised groups.
How do you put environmental goals at the heart of your business while still delivering your social mission? Leaders of UK organisations Change Please, Big Issue Invest and the Edinburgh Remakery share their tips.