Tech companies are making mass layoffs – while social impact and sustainability organisations need top talent. One way to plug the gaps: redirect unemployed talent to a purpose-led jobs marketplace that also supports economies in the global South.
UK equity and racial justice fund attracts hundreds of leaders and founders from underrepresented backgrounds – debunking fears that there would be insufficient demand from diverse leaders, fund manager says.
Investing in an emerging manager means taking a bet on someone with less obvious track record. But there may be good reasons to invest – not least because a first- or second-time fund manager is likely also from an underrepresented background.
Assurance and audit might not get your heart racing – but they’re at the very heart of how profit-making firms can contribute to sustainability. Our columnist Jeremy Nicholls on why it’s time to fall in love with the nuts and bolts of business.
Social innovators were celebrated and corporates committed to work with social enterprises – but as the rich and powerful gathered in Davos, Oxfam shared a dark picture of rising inequality and called for a wealth tax.
Church of England pledges £100m to address historic slavery links; Impact Investing Institute's first CEO Sarah Gordon steps down – and SDGs under scrutiny: the editors' view from this week's Pioneers Post newsletter.
Announcement follows investigation into Church Commissioners' links with 18th-century slave trade, but commitment could be dwarfed by impact investing initiatives already planned by individual churches.
Social value – the value an organisation contributes to society beyond its reported profit – has permanently shifted how we do business. With global climate, energy and cost of living crises, how will the movement evolve this year?