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.
Greece's devastating economic crisis catalysed a new wave of social enterprises, co-operatives and other socially-focused organisations. They are positive about their prospects for growth, but they need support, concludes new research.
With weeks to go until the UK general election, Nicky Stevenson and Helen Fitzhugh were at the Houses of Parliament to launch their new book exploring definition debates, political narratives – and the future of social enterprise.
“There will never be enough investment, so it’s our task to get as much as possible from the investment that is available and make it go further than ever before,” explains the CEO of UK-based First Ark Group.