US Impact Investing Alliance, B Lab and 50 others hope proposed White House Initiative on Inclusive Economic Growth will nudge policy and coordinate approaches to health, Covid recovery, racial inequality and climate change.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: Plant-based cheese company Willicroft isn’t unusual in wanting to go green. But it is taking a novel approach to ensuring every decision puts the planet first – and its founder hopes other firms will soon follow suit.
The legal profession has been ‘slow to acknowledge’ the climate crisis, writes solicitor David Hunter, despite having the tools to be part of the emergency response. How can lawyers start deploying their skills – before it's too late?
Do we really care about the ability of organisations to make money at the same time as value for others? We must close the gap between what businesses report on and what they are held legally accountable for, argues Jeremy Nicholls.
The UK’s Social and Sustainable Capital is increasingly backing community renewable energy projects. SASC's Ben Rick explains why he’s excited about this overlooked part of the market – even if such projects aren’t always easy to implement.
“But how can it be neutral?” In the first of our new Nicholls & Dimes series, social value expert Jeremy Nicholls responds to the former Bank of England Governor – and asks how eminent economists can ignore the fundamental role of accounting.