Cambridge Social Innovation Prize: “Social enterprises have formed a key plank in our pandemic response. They need our support to meet the explosion in demand for their proven, impactful interventions,” says Baroness Glenys Thornton.
To speak, just wave your spoon... With UK charities facing soaring demand for grief counselling due to Covid-19, social enterprises such as The Loss Project are using virtual meeting spaces – including 'Spoon Rooms' – to help mourners support each other online.
As foundations plan to boost the UK’s emergency loan fund for social enterprises, our exclusive interview with the UK’s top impact CIO, Jeremy Rogers, reveals that mergers, as well as money, may be needed to save struggling social investors.
Social sector organisations – and those they exist to help – have been deeply shaken by Covid-19. As they tread slowly towards a longed-for recovery phase, Big Issue Invest CEO Danyal Sattar shares what social investors can do now to support them.
Inequality is at the heart of multiple crises we are living through right now. The impact investment industry can play a transformative role in our collective healing – but will it? Reflections from Said Business School's social entrepreneur in residence.