Asia has huge scope for innovation and scale – not to mention wealth – but is often ignored on the global stage, says AVPN’s Naina Subberwal Batra, who urges social investors to grasp the “amazing opportunity” for action.
As part of FASE’s Impact Fire Talks, impact investing experts share their tips on how to make sure investees don’t move away from their mission over time – plus, our selection of more key insights from the week-long series.
In Latin America, women are pushing forward key agendas including gender-lens and nature-positive investing. We spoke to three of them to find out what the rest of us can learn from the region – and how women entrepreneurs could be better supported.
Considering a new career path? The purpose-driven field is thriving, says recruitment consultant Sheena Pentin, and a commercial background is valued in many roles. Expert advice on making the leap – or just dipping a toe in.
PLUS: Africa's first social bonds; first Women's Livelihood Bond matures; $58m fund to help farmers adapt to climate change; Bridges sells majority stake in World of Books, and more – all the deals you need to know about this month.
“Everything starts with imagination,” the Nobel prize laureate says, calling on social entrepreneurs to follow the lead of science fiction creators – and advising budding intrapreneurs to be “outrageously bold” in their ideas.
When the going gets tough, what keeps you going? Acumen explores the 'beautiful struggle' of social change and the importance of accompaniment while on the path of leadership with UK Fellows Duro Oye and John Harrison.
New guidance for schools instructs teachers to not use anti-capitalist material in England's classrooms. What does this mean for the education of alternative world-views and the future of socially entrepreneurial thinking?