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.
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.
Rob Wilson has been reappointed Minister for Civil Society following the UK general election last week, but a quickfire response to one of his constituents on Twitter has led to over 5,000 people demanding his resignation.
Big Society Capital's Matt Robinson calls for the next UK government to conduct a social outcomes based spending review in 2015 to help make taxpayers' money go further and reduce health inequality throughout the country.
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.
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.
Founder of Power2Inspire and chairman of Provide CIC John Willis talks to Pioneers Post about the challenges facing the UK healthcare sector over the next 12 months and about the importance of start-up incubation for UK social enterprises.