The strategic alignment between a corporate social investor and its related company can mean greater social impact. But a close relationship can also jeopardise the ‘impact integrity’ of corporate social investors, as new research by EVPA shows.
Mologic seeks alternative to “relentless profiteering” of medical industry by providing affordable medical technology in poorer countries in £30m acquisition backed by Gates Foundation, Soros Economic Development Fund and others.
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A new wave of corporate social investors is drawing on the best of two worlds, philanthropy and corporate responsibility. A parent firm’s firepower brings advantages – but also challenges, as the Sanofi Espoir Foundation in France reveals.
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