How do we make sure the growing social impact ecosystem stays true to its mission? What’s the role of the various organisations involved – both those investing for impact, and with impact? Explore the big questions in this new series in partnership with EVPA.
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.
What happens when a philanthropic foundation starts offering repayable finance? Anything from stronger relationships with investees to “awful situations”, as we heard recently. Pioneers Post digs a little deeper.
How can corporates, and their foundations, drive systemic change? Daniel Nowack shares insights from research at Yunus Social Business – with examples of how some of the world's biggest commercial names are deploying more than just cash.
Systemic impact requires sound policies as well as cash. The European Commission’s Ann Branch on how Brussels is navigating the sometimes delicate balance of advancing social investment – and where it's focusing next.
A lunch meeting with one of Poland’s leading NGO figures sparked a whole new role for the private equity and venture capital industry in supporting social change. Impact investor Robert Manz on a game-changing – and life-changing – encounter.