Brazil's largest impact investing fund gets a $10m boost, the Nigerian government launches a solar powered schools initiative in Lagos and the prestigious Cambridge University announces the launch of a 2016 social innovation masters degree.
Pioneers Post headed to South Korea for the first Social Enterprise World Forum to be hosted in Asia and to explore the diverse social enterprise landscape developing to solve some of the country's biggest social issues.
The Phone Co-op and 16 other organisations are backing a Tax Dodging Bill in the UK, New York Times columnist David Brooks gives impact investing his editorial approval and Unilever celebrate sustainability success.
The G8 social investment taskforce will report next week. At SOCAP, the world's biggest social invesment event, taskforce chair Sir Ronald Cohen says governments hold the key to helping social investment take off like venture capital.