Get a glimpse of the social enterprise landscape in Borneo. Last year the Pioneers Post team met the co-founders of Catama Borneo – a start-up social enterprise with big ambitions to boost the economies of remote communities.
This week a new AU$30m impact investment fund has been announced to provide more capital for health and community services in Australia and the CEO of Social Enterprise UK speaks out about Freedom of Information laws.
Foundations have the capacity to play a crucial role in developing the social enterprise market. It's time they maximised this potential to catalyse lasting change, argue Danyal Sattar and Chris Dadson.
Although services across the country have suffered from funding cuts, a scheme in Hertfordshire is bucking the trend. Now they're getting a helping hand in combatting loneliness and enabling people to live independent lives.
Unity Trust Bank is on track to hit its three-year lending target of £100m by the end of 2015, according to its new Social Impact report, and aims "to become the go to bank for the civil society" in the UK.