Boards everywhere must act now – and act with confidence – if we're to create a sustainable future. That means leaving behind old ways of thinking and switching to 21st century governance, say the founding partners of Mondiale Impact.
There is growing wealth in Asia which could tackle head-on the world’s deepest problems. As the G20 comes to Indonesia then India, Asian leaders are seizing the moment to highlight their ideas for how to boost investments for positive change.
Impact investors must show ‘humility’ as market still highly dependent on those seeking below-market rate returns, says European Investment Fund’s Cyril Gouiffes. We report from day one of the ChangeNOW conference in Paris.
Heated debate on impact investing at Skoll World Forum raises concerns about poor evidence of impact and “misguided” assumptions. But some say it can work if investors adopt alternative vehicles and reach out to untapped pools of capital.
One of the UK’s first impact investment specialists, and once describing itself as “Europe’s leading impact investment bank”, ClearlySo went into administration at the end of 2021, owing more than £10m to creditors and shareholders.
The poorest people in the world are the worst hit by the climate crisis. Amal-Lee Amin of the UK’s CDC Group tells us how development finance institutions must help get money to where it’s most needed to fight the biggest climate injustice that we face.
At work, Francesca Spoerry was helping major organisations rethink where they put their capital. Then she realised she wasn’t applying the same principles to her own personal investments. But, she soon discovered, she wasn't alone...
Impact investors must welcome newcomers by talking about the problems that can be solved – rather than putting them off with too much focus on the financial instruments. We report from EVPA’s Investors for Impact Forum in Porto.