INTERVIEW: One year after the EU’s Social Economy Action Plan was unveiled, a key architect of the plan tells us why consensus came quickly, why there may be a silver lining in today’s crises – and why his biggest fear is ‘blurred lines’ and social-washing.
Second edition of European Social Enterprise Monitor flags that partnerships for social procurement between social enterprises and conventional corporations present “large opportunity for the transformation of the sector”.
Shoppers, company bosses and government officials in the Netherlands are being urged to spend their money with responsible businesses this week, as part of The Impact Days, a campaign run by the City of Amsterdam.
Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. In the first of a three-part series, our contributor asks: is the current swell of mainstream interest in impact investing helpful or harmful?