The Big Exchange, co-founded by The Big Issue and a coalition of industry partners, allows UK residents to become impact investors with £25 a month – and has plans to reduce that minimum investment to just £3.
One in seven existing community interest companies was founded since March 2020. But their financial sustainability remains unclear, as does the true extent of pandemic-forced permanent closures – and some fear the worst is yet to come.
How are the UK's top social entrepreneurs planning to move forward from the Covid-19 pandemic – and how can social investors support them? Catch up on the highlights from our joint webinar with Good Finance.
PLUS: Social Impact Ventures rebrands and doubles fund size; Save the Children Australia impact fund opens for business; UN’s first outcomes fund; the new $400m 'blank-cheque' sustainability company; and more.
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.
Covid-19 has sparked renewed interest among business leaders to better understand their true impact on communities and the environment. But meaningful measurement remains elusive – and experts say standardisation is urgent.
Covid-19 exposed a philanthropic sector that wasn't fully prepared for the challenges of the pandemic. But "unprecedented" global collaboration since March will boost philanthropy's fitness for the future.