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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.
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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.