He’s spent two decades building the infrastructure for venture philanthropy. As he retires at last, Doug Miller reveals what triggered his passion, why “skin in the game” matters – and why today's “1920s model” of funding needs to ramp up fast.
The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know this month – all in one place: welcome to Pioneers Post's Impact Investing Newsflow. This month featuring Nesta, Leapfrog, Stella McCartney, BlueMark and many more.
The impact investment market still represents only 0.5% of the €17.8tn investment market in Europe – still not enough, warn EVPA and GSG, as they present the first harmonised market sizing of the continent.
The institute launches this week in Brussels, together with landmark research on the Belgian market to kickstart Impact Week, which also includes the Ashoka Changemaker Summit and EVPA’s conference and C-Summit.
A too-large portfolio, confused staff – and diluted impact: for Adecco Group Foundation, something had to change. A wholesale reset not only led to a new brand, it also helped the foundation to find its way to impact integrity.