News and Views

  • Are business leaders ready to face the grief of a sustainable future?

    The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?

  • Capitalism is working – but slowly, says BlackRock’s Larry Fink

    CEO of investment giant BlackRock praises capitalism's success – but also points out some flaws in address to Spanish impact investing event.

  • Spain’s impact investments reach €2.3bn, reveals new research

    The latest figures for the size of Spain's impact investment market are a tenfold increase in funds previously identified.

  • Queen honours social enterprise women as momentum grows to end ‘empire’ accolade

    Honours bestowed on Sara Llewellin, Vidhya Alakeson and Ceri Goddard among others, as new campaign calls for an end to the “colonial links” of their awards.

  • We closed a social enterprise support organisation. Now what?

    Eight years after it was created amid a buzz of optimism, the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network has shut for good. Its closure has stark lessons for those supporting social enterprises, writes GSEN co-founder Krisztina Tora.

  • Muhammad Yunus: I want a world of social fiction

    “Everything starts with imagination,” the Nobel prize laureate says, calling on social entrepreneurs to follow the lead of science fiction creators – and advising budding intrapreneurs to be “outrageously bold” in their ideas.