Decreasing trust levels, lack of transparency, costly financial models – could blockchain provide the answers to some of the biggest challenges faced in the social impact sector right now? Or are we letting the hype cloud the reality?
Social impact bonds elicit strong opinions – from great enthusiasm about what they could achieve to passionate opposition to their complexity. Mara Airoldi cuts through the noise to take a hard look at the evidence we have about their effectiveness to date.
An 80-minute documentary film examining whether social impact bonds can revolutionise how we tackle society's problems will be shown in Oxford today, featuring Sir Ronald Cohen, Caroline Mason – and four-year-old Reginald.
In the basement of a homeless shelter, close to The White House, Chris Martin from Scotland’s Callander Youth Project talks to Mike Curtin, CEO of DC Central Kitchen about Mike’s “glorious ride” so far, hunger strikes and the importance of humility.