News and Views

  • Crucial months ahead for future of EU social enterprise funding

    European funding for the social economy faces uncertainty over the coming months – but European Commission representatives reiterate strong support and point to success of existing financial instruments.

  • EVPA boss Serneels urges impact investors and networks to break from silos and build alliances

    As Covid-19 exposes “cracks in economic system”, EVPA chair calls on impact networks and investors to “build a powerful voice”, to “build back a more inclusive and just society” – with impact “at the heart”.

  • SEWF 2020: LePage and Novogratz debate 'sunset clauses' for 'wacky' foundations investing money without impact

    Two "global legends" of social enterprise, David LePage and Jacqueline Novogratz, tore apart capitalism and philanthropy at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2020 today. 

  • Public sector bodies shift from one-dimensional solutions to 'market participants' in social investment

    Public sector organisations are keen to support social investment – and in many cases are already playing a wider role than commonly perceived. But misunderstandings and internal blockages can still create headaches. 

  • SEWF 2020 opens with aim to “accelerate transition to global impact economy”

    The work of the global social enterprise community is more vital than ever during the global Covid-19 pandemic, says Social Enterprise World Forum chair Helene Malandain in her online welcome address at the first ever SEWF Digital event.

  • How Indigenomics reframes economic and social value through an Indigenous lens

    First Nations communities in Canada have long been excluded from decisions that determine their future. A different lens can help build reconciliation – and the modern Indigenous economy, says Carol Anne Hilton of the Indigenomics Institute.