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  • ‘The demon is that it’s still acceptable to have profit without purpose’ - Leslie Johnston

    Can philanthropy tackle the root causes of climate change and inequality? Laudes Foundation CEO Leslie Johnston thinks so. The second in our series profiling European leaders in corporate philanthropy.

  • ‘Referrals for therapy went up by 900%’ – Natasha Benjamin, Free Your Mind

    The founder of Free Your Mind CIC, which provides counselling and therapy to young people who've experienced domestic violence, on how the Covid-19 lockdown affected her day-to-day work – and her own mental health.

  • ‘Covid has made me wonder: am I really an entrepreneur?’ – Kibret Abebe, Tebita Ambulance

    The Ethiopian anaesthetist – who is providing the government with the country’s only advanced life support ambulances – on PPE challenges, facing possible bankruptcy, and why saving lives is non-negotiable.

  • ‘We’re really thinking differently about resourcing and scaling’ - Ali Clare, Re:Coded

    The co-founder of a Middle East coding school and nonprofit on student dropout rates, rethinking team roles, and spending 24 hours a day with her co-founder. Plus, the Istanbul trainer getting to grips with a whole new way of working.

  • Covid-19: Social impact funding you might miss – 26 Aug update

    Deadline days: don't miss out on the latest emergency grants, loans and other funding sources for social enterprises, charities and community groups around the world. 

  • The investee who changed me: ‘If I hadn’t met Charlie, Bridges’ story could have been very different’

    Bridges Fund Management’s Michele Giddens on the Polish tea room meeting that changed her career path – and why talk of recycled yoghurt pots has helped make her organisation what it is today.