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.
UNDP and GSG have joined forces in an effort to unlock “billions of dollars for people and the planet” – including adoption of global SDG standards on how investors and enterprises contribute to the SDGs.