As Joe Biden takes over as US president – and takes on a daunting to-do list – the US Impact Investing Alliance’s Fran Seegull shares three ways investors can play their part in building an equitable, resilient future.
How do you distribute £800m – announced recently as part of the planned expansion of the UK's Dormant Assets Scheme – for maximum social impact? Nick Temple, CEO of the Social Investment Business, has three suggestions.
Beware enthusiasm doesn't become naivety – we need to confront the reality of business, says Trafigura Foundation boss Vincent Faber, as he looks back at the buzz of a recent gathering of corporate social investors.
C SUMMIT: Business leaders are ready to ‘do the right thing’ but need the ‘radical collaboration’ of philanthropists and corporate social investors as their catalysts – agree Halla Tómasdóttir of The B Team and EVPA chair Steven Serneels.
C SUMMIT: All the components of a company – foundations, impact investment funds and regular business – should work together towards a joint vision of meaningful social impact, says sustainability boss at Schneider Electric.
Climate action and ESG investing are finally becoming areas of commercial opportunity, Mark Carney tells UK's Impact Investing Institute – and companies that fail to prepare for a net-zero transition will soon be seen as "unforgivable".
SOCAP Virtual: To make real progress on today's meatiest problems, impact investors themselves may need to make uncomfortable changes. Some insiders, at least, are not convinced they’re willing to do so.
What does a top-notch philanthropic foundation of the future look like? The head of the UK's Association of Charitable Foundations on growing interest in going beyond grantmaking and using the 'whole toolbox' to fulfil their mission.
As 71 million people head back into extreme poverty, it is investors around the globe who hold the keys to achieving the SDGs. They can no longer ignore their responsibility, warns Global Impact Investing Network CEO Amit Bouri.