VIDEO: What does investing for impact actually mean? How does such an investor behave, and what principles do they live by? Watch this 5-minute introduction to EVPA's new Charter of Investors for Impact.
What happens when a philanthropic foundation starts offering repayable finance? Anything from stronger relationships with investees to “awful situations”, as we heard recently. Pioneers Post digs a little deeper.
This year we've covered everything from a transgender beauty salon in Pakistan, to Ethiopia's first domestic drone manufacturer. Get up to speed with our most popular social enterprise and impact investment stories of the year.
At the EVPA annual conference in The Hague, attended by the Queen of the Netherlands, the membership organisation marked its 15th anniversary with a call to "investors for impact" to commit to 10 principles guiding their actions.
How can corporates, and their foundations, drive systemic change? Daniel Nowack shares insights from research at Yunus Social Business – with examples of how some of the world's biggest commercial names are deploying more than just cash.
Systemic impact requires sound policies as well as cash. The European Commission’s Ann Branch on how Brussels is navigating the sometimes delicate balance of advancing social investment – and where it's focusing next.