C SUMMIT: The first carmaker to set up its own social entrepreneurship scheme is placing social impact even higher up the firm’s agenda. But some fear corporates more generally will continue to put the brakes on, despite this year's crisis.
Can philanthropy tackle the root causes of climate change and inequality? Laudes Foundation CEO Leslie Johnston thinks so. The second in our series profiling European leaders in corporate philanthropy.
Hubbub creates playful campaigns to inspire healthier, greener lifestyle choices – and was named our Storyteller of the Year in 2019, for its innovative approach to behaviour change. Find out how they made it in our new film.
Designers in one of Brazil’s largest favelas are celebrating diversity, upcycling used fabrics and drawing inspiration from local history – and their creative influence has even spread across the Atlantic.
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact economy around the world: a “historic shift” among impact investors on impact measurement, insights on family giving, Starbucks backs coffee cup recycling drive, and more.
How can corporates, and their foundations, drive systemic change? Daniel Nowack shares insights from research at Yunus Social Business – with examples of how some of the world's biggest commercial names are deploying more than just cash.
Sweet treats selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: €800k for Irish social enterprise training, new fund for fashion industry innovations, soap enterprise invites others to "steal its staff", and more...
Birdsong clothes are all made by women facing barriers to employment. Co-founders Sarah Slater and Sophie Neville – listed on the WISE100 and among Forbes' 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs – tell us what makes them tick.