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  • NatWest SE100: Apply now for the Social Business Awards 2020 (deadline: 31 Jan 2020)

    Pioneers Post and NatWest are once again seeking entries for the NatWest SE100 Index and Social Business Awards. Don't miss your chance to be counted among the UK's top social enterprises in an extra special year, as we mark the 10th anniversary of the SE100.

  • Ten characteristics of an investor for impact

    VIDEO: What does investing for impact actually mean? How does such an investor behave, and what principles do they live by? Watch this 5-minute introduction to EVPA's new Charter of Investors for Impact.

  • Hiring staff with convictions: Where should you start?

    Expanding your recruitment pool to include ex-offenders can bring multiple benefits, but getting started can be daunting. Top tips from a charity with ten years’ experience of placing women with convictions in secure jobs.

  • How we made it: The Resonance funds providing 800 homes for people in need

    Social impact investment firm, Resonance, won our Investment award for ‘Good Deal of the Decade’ for its groundbreaking partnership with St Mungo’s and others to create the Homelessness Property Funds. Find out how they made it in our new film.

  • Investors for impact as risk-takers: defining feature, or distant aspiration?

    Social investors and venture philanthropists agree that taking risks should be core to the DNA of those investing for impact – but are they clear about who’s shouldering those risks?

  • No men allowed: How useful are women’s-only business networks?

    Do we still need to keep men out sometimes to help women progress in (social) business? Pioneers Post put the question to our guests at last month’s WISE100 dinner – and the jury’s still out.