How can the law help us shift to a world where business is a force for good? Enter the new Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers, which aims to replicate what works and to nurture the next generation of ‘impact lawyers’.
The legal profession has been ‘slow to acknowledge’ the climate crisis, writes solicitor David Hunter, despite having the tools to be part of the emergency response. How can lawyers start deploying their skills – before it's too late?
“We are aiming high because we have no other option” - new campaign from business leaders, academics, legal experts, social enterprise support bodies and regional authorities calls for immediate shakeup of company law.
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact investing and social enterprise world: BlackRock faces up to climate risk, most responsible FTSE 100 firm revealed, Charity Commission opens up conversation on responsible investing, and more.
Social entrepreneurs may acknowledge there’s a crisis unfolding, but that doesn’t mean there’s a clear path ahead for how they should respond. Are they falling short – or does the responsibility lie elsewhere?
Bite-sized stories selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: new declarations of a climate emergency, Big Issue goes contactless, Social Investment Scotland reveals annual figures, and more.