Investors big and small took the leap this week to make a difference. Highlights included £25m being raised in 24 hours for affordable housing, financial inclusion being backed by some big guns and the proliferation of advisors.
From the type of money coming into the African continent to ineffective aid, Pioneers Post and Intellecap ask the founders of four Africa ventures: What does the world need to know about African enterprise?
In Issue 2 of Pioneers Post Quarterly we ask, with inequality on the rise, will social value, rather than financial value, become a global aspiration? Ethical labels, the social economy in Southeast Asia and leadership burnout are also all up for discussion.
Global leader on impact investing Antony Bugg-Levine takes Pioneers Post Quarterly readers through the media that matters to him – from getting a global perspective by checking Twitter to flicking through the New York Times on his daily commute.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals fail to recognise the power of business in promoting positive social change concludes a new report launched by Social Enterprise UK, the British Council and the World Bank in Washington D.C. today.