From supermarket check-ups to rural mini-pharmacies, social enterprises are making healthcare accessible to all. We explore how support from Philips Foundation – backed by healthcare technology firm Philips – is key to their success.
In the latest in our series delving into the core components of investing for impact, the head of Italy-based fund OPES-LCEF describes a career-long philosophy of hunting out overlooked potential, coupled with a razor-sharp focus on the end user.
Inequality is at the heart of multiple crises we are living through right now. The impact investment industry can play a transformative role in our collective healing – but will it? Reflections from Said Business School's social entrepreneur in residence.
Kenya can take advantage of its popularity among impact investors to unlock $10bn for sustainable development, writes Krisztina Tora, market development director at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Here's how.
Our regional snapshot explores social enterprise in the world's youngest continent. This time we meet some of the investors – featuring GSG trustee Elias Masilela and the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.
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