The Big Exchange, co-founded by The Big Issue and a coalition of industry partners, allows UK residents to become impact investors with £25 a month – and has plans to reduce that minimum investment to just £3.
What does a top-notch philanthropic foundation of the future look like? The head of the UK's Association of Charitable Foundations on growing interest in going beyond grantmaking and using the 'whole toolbox' to fulfil their mission.
As 71 million people head back into extreme poverty, it is investors around the globe who hold the keys to achieving the SDGs. They can no longer ignore their responsibility, warns Global Impact Investing Network CEO Amit Bouri.
Covid-19 has sparked renewed interest among business leaders to better understand their true impact on communities and the environment. But meaningful measurement remains elusive – and experts say standardisation is urgent.
An oil company foundation has launched a climate investment fund, and investors are backing pioneering startups - but this isn’t enough to fight climate change: are institutional investors ready to join the race?
Do banks and foundations in the same family have to fund the same impact? At a session exploring ‘fruitful collaborations’ at the EVPA conference, it was striking how different such relationships could be – and also their ability to work towards joint aims.
Greater use of tiered funding, innovation challenges and outcomes finance will help organisations across the impact space “blaze new paths to shape our world for the better”, EVPA Conference delegates told.