PART 3: The world is full of “charlatans, greenwashers and Instagram lifestylers” keen for social change – as long as they themselves don't have to change. If you think you can solve the world’s problems, be brutally honest about your ‘why’.
In his new series, responsible business pioneer Michael Solomon challenges businesses to a “race to the top” to convert positive impact into “cold, hard competitive advantage over the greenwashers, laggards and other stalwarts of business as usual”.
Ecommerce is a huge opportunity for social enterprises, but they often lack the confidence and resources to get it right. Ebay UK on how it's helping early-stage social ventures to start selling online – without pushing predefined outcomes.
Covid, war, economic downturn: impact investors are feeling the pinch this year. But will they retreat and focus on keeping existing portfolio companies alive and kicking, or can we feel optimistic about further growth?
Inclusion and equality are key to G20 priorities of health, digital transformation and sustainable energy – with a vital role for blended finance, say speakers at G20 Impact Day, ahead of AVPN conference in Bali this week.
Who's in the top 100? The annual NatWest WISE100 recognises the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and mission-driven business – and the 2022 list is announced today.