The sacking of Danone's boss can be seen as a vote of no-confidence in his commitment to do business for good. But the company’s legal status will make it difficult for new executives to change course on sustainability.
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Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. In the first of a three-part series, our contributor asks: is the current swell of mainstream interest in impact investing helpful or harmful?
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.
In the final part of our Global Focus: east Africa feature, Anna Patton gives an overview of social enterprise in Uganda. Under 25s have the potential to make all the difference to the future of the country.