The ‘Be the Future Challenge’ calls for social enterprise ideas linked to one of the UN’s sustainable development goals, and able to make a profit through selling a product or service. Deadline now extended to 17 July.
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Despite some efforts to nurture the responsible business leaders of the future, our education system – along with legislation and business practice – still prevents corporations from fulfilling their broader purpose. What needs to change?
The UK government’s £160m IMPACT Programme helps boost impact investment in emerging markets. As a first batch of grants are announced, the programme's team leader shares three insights that will shape its priorities in the years to come.
Ghana is world-leading in tracking spending on Sustainable Development Goals – making it ripe for impact investors. GSG's Krisztina Tora on the growing momentum (and infrastructure) for impact investment in the west African nation.