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Heated debate on impact investing at Skoll World Forum raises concerns about poor evidence of impact and “misguided” assumptions. But some say it can work if investors adopt alternative vehicles and reach out to untapped pools of capital.
Women social entrepreneurs around the world face considerable barriers – despite being the ones working hardest to dismantle them. A panel of women at the Skoll World Forum discussed causes and remedies.
Gina McCarthy, Mary Robinson and other leading women in the fight against climate change emphasise at the Skoll World Forum that scientific solutions alone are not enough – people’s needs must be considered too.