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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
New Zealand’s Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency aims to improve the lives of Maori by embedding indigenous and cultural principles into modern-day social value approaches, while keeping whanau (the family unit) and wellbeing at the centre.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Kate Bailey of Colorado's Eco-Cycle on the 1970s neighbourhood action that has become one of the world’s largest recycling nonprofits – and the "tremendous opportunity" the sector offers to social enterprises today.
Wanted: great ideas from innovative organisations, charities and tech companies keen to help more vulnerable workers in their jobs and finances – Nesta’s £2.8m Rapid Recovery Challenge opens for applications this week.
Former UK prime minister David Cameron – a self-styled "midwife" of social investment – warns that we have a fight on our hands to get impact on the desks of world leaders, at the 2020 GSG Global Impact Summit.