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What does responsible capitalism look like and how can the social investment market be scaled to create more impact? These were some of the big issues up for debate at Good Deals 2014 – the UK's leading social investment conference.
Threadneedle Investments today announced that Warwickshire County Council will invest £40 million into its Social Bond Fund. The fund's progress could be key to helping a mainstream culture of social investment emerge in the UK.
The G8 social investment taskforce will report next week. At SOCAP, the world's biggest social invesment event, taskforce chair Sir Ronald Cohen says governments hold the key to helping social investment take off like venture capital.