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Global social innovation round-up #34

The UK’s social investment sector is urged to harness potential of gender lens investing, students say no to fossil fuel investing in the US and greenhouses prove a life line to smallholder farmers in India.

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Global social innovation round-up #33

Across the UK people headed to polling stations this week, including in the capital. NPC reveals how the charity sector has changed during Boris Johnson's reign as London mayor. Elsewhere, the Australian government's budget addresses social investment.

Ed Miliband

Labour comes out in support of social enterprise

With less than a month to go before the UK election, the opening salvo for socially minded voters has been fired. The Labour Party has included support for social ventures in the first pre-election manifesto to be revealed.

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Time to reflect: 2015 Budget looms in the UK

With less than a week to go until the chancellor George Osborne announces the final budget of this parliament, NPC's Iona Joy reflects on the past five years – from social investment momentum to mysterious ministerial reshuffles.