The Big Exchange, co-founded by The Big Issue and a coalition of industry partners, allows UK residents to become impact investors with £25 a month – and has plans to reduce that minimum investment to just £3.
PLUS: Social Impact Ventures rebrands and doubles fund size; Save the Children Australia impact fund opens for business; UN’s first outcomes fund; the new $400m 'blank-cheque' sustainability company; and more.
What does a top-notch philanthropic foundation of the future look like? The head of the UK's Association of Charitable Foundations on growing interest in going beyond grantmaking and using the 'whole toolbox' to fulfil their mission.
As 71 million people head back into extreme poverty, it is investors around the globe who hold the keys to achieving the SDGs. They can no longer ignore their responsibility, warns Global Impact Investing Network CEO Amit Bouri.
Impact investments globally are this year predicted to reach $1tn, delegates heard today at the annual GSG Global Impact Summit – just one of the big, set piece events in the impact calendar to be held virtually this year.