Has the UK lost its leadership position on impact investing? Does it actually matter? If the new Impact Investing Institute is to retake the lead for the UK, it will first need to establish the direction it wants to lead in, points out our columnist.
Everyone agrees we need more risk finance – so why are social investors still so bad at providing it? Our ‘Equalizer’ David Floyd asks if investors have the bottle to take big risks on ventures that could deliver major social impact.