Tagged - social finance

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Social Impact Bonds: are they ethical?

Social impact bonds are growing in popularity across the globe, but are they ethical? In the first of two articles, James Ronicle reports on an event that brought together 40 researchers to debate the pros and cons.

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Miss Macaroon sets sights on national domination

The UK's leading social investment conference has announced that it is upping sticks this year, moving out of the capital to Birmingham. Ellie Ward catches up with one of the city's social entrepreneurs – Miss Macaroon herself, Rosie Ginday.

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Global social innovation round-up #29

Two new social impact bonds have been launched in the states of South Carolina and Connecticut in the US, students prepare to mobilise for social causes in the UK and USAID backs the Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.