The Canadian government’s forthcoming social finance strategy is exploring setting up a Big Society Capital-style wholesaler. Is social investment about to take off in Canada? David Floyd reports from the tenth annual Social Finance Forum.
IIX founder Durreen Shahnaz describes herself as "a woman, a Muslim and a passionate feminist". She recently wrote to President Trump telling him why he should back impact investment. The letter is so good that we're reprinting it in full.
Two new social impact bonds have been launched in the states of South Carolina and Connecticut in the US, students prepare to mobilise for social causes in the UK and USAID backs the Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.
Former president of the Social Enterprise Alliance Kevin Lynch explains why he's worried the work of true social enterprises "will be overshadowed and ignored" as hype around impact investment and B Corps increases.