Legal action accusing a US venture capital fund of racial discrimination, because it invests in Black women business owners, prompts anger – and raises questions about the future of race-based policies.
The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know about this month – all in one place. Featuring Mombak, Social Investment Scotland, ABC Fund, Upaya Social Ventures, ImpactAssets and many more.
Just 15% of impact investors compare impact results with peers, according to wide-ranging research from GIIN – which calls on individual investors to show “leadership” and “share impact data at scale”.
OPINION: Coca-Cola did $3bn-worth of environmental damage in 2019, and the negative health impact of Danone’s products was nearly $8bn, reveals a new accounting approach. The time is up for self-serving, inaccurate ESG reporting.
The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know about this month – all in one place. Featuring Armenia's VIA Fund, the Africa Impact Investing Group, Charity Bank, Leapfrog, BNP Paribas and many more.
ESG investing helps manage risk but it won't change the wider system. How do we go further? Experts Charly Kleissner and Laurence Laplane-Rigal discuss market-rate myths, France's ‘90/10 funds’ – and embracing NFTs.
The UK's social investment market appears resilient, but a closer look at the data reveals that the economic crisis is biting hard. Plus, how a Pakistani social enterprise saves lives; and a new institute for philanthropy launches – with a lot of cash.
We report from the Latimpacto conference in Rio de Janeiro – where impact investors and venture philanthropists are urged to make up for lost time on inequality. Plus: how to get corporates on board with impact initiatives.