Latimpacto delegates urged to embrace risks to tackle urgent challenges in Latin America, following two days of getting stuck in with community initiatives at an event that aimed to be more “disruptive party” than traditional conference.
Social enterprise has drifted too far from its roots, says pioneer of the movement Freer Spreckley, who calls for a return to six core principles. In part four of an exclusive series: why regenerative eco-action must guide every decision.
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.
Recent criticism of ESG investing claims it’s harmful because it stops us making real changes. Are those of us in social enterprise and tech for good just as guilty of inadvertently tinkering around the edges?
INTERVIEW: UK foundation Nesta wants to bring social innovation to health, education and the economy. CEO Ravi Gurumurthy on 10-year plans, scaling without losing impact, and why no idea is ‘too laughable or too boring’.
INTERVIEW: Matthijs Visch, EMEA boss at sustainable business pioneer Patagonia, on being an “activist company”, the decision to quit Facebook – and why supply chain headaches still catch them out sometimes.
The UK’s landmark Social Value Act has “infinite potential” to influence change, says Chris White, the former MP who authored the Act ten years ago, as a new coalition is formed to push forward progress by 2032.