Can philanthropy tackle the root causes of climate change and inequality? Laudes Foundation CEO Leslie Johnston thinks so. The second in our series profiling European leaders in corporate philanthropy.
A new wave of corporate social investors is drawing on the best of two worlds, philanthropy and corporate responsibility. A parent firm’s firepower brings advantages – but also challenges, as the Sanofi Espoir Foundation in France reveals.
In the latest in our series delving into the core components of investing for impact, the head of Italy-based fund OPES-LCEF describes a career-long philosophy of hunting out overlooked potential, coupled with a razor-sharp focus on the end user.
Providing non-financial support is core to investing for impact. But what does that mean in practice, and how much help can a small investment team realistically offer? The head of UK social investor Resonance takes us behind the scenes.
Measuring and managing social impact is a fundamental characteristic of any investor for impact. But what does that mean in practice? Daniel Brewer, head of UK social investment firm Resonance, takes us behind the scenes.
Impact-driven initiatives easily fall off the list of corporate priorities. But corporate foundations and other corporate social investors are uniquely placed to use their influence – here are four ways they can take a lead.