Impact investments globally are this year predicted to reach $1tn, delegates heard today at the annual GSG Global Impact Summit – just one of the big, set piece events in the impact calendar to be held virtually this year.
Lockdown has one upside: it's easier than ever to rub shoulders with social entrepreneurs and impact investors from around the world – without even leaving your desk. Here are 10 to add to your schedule.
Ghana is world-leading in tracking spending on Sustainable Development Goals – making it ripe for impact investors. GSG's Krisztina Tora on the growing momentum (and infrastructure) for impact investment in the west African nation.
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact economy around the world: ups and downs in Europe's social enterprise movement, Omidyar's latest spinout, Malaysian businesses get new accrediation, new appointments and a sad departure.
The CEO of Big Society Capital, Cliff Prior, is to move on from the UK’s impact investment giant after four years at the helm. Prior will be taking up an international remit to lead the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment.