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.
From cashmere sweaters made out of discarded textiles to the first gold wedding bands sourced from socially and environmentally approved mines, here's our pick of responsible fashion brands to coincide with London Fashion Week.