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.
Social entrepreneurship is finally booming in Germany, according to new research by the country's social enterprise network SEND. But the movement still faces an uphill battle in some areas. Could 2021 – a general election year – be a turning point?
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 sacking of Danone's boss can be seen as a vote of no-confidence in his commitment to do business for good. But the company’s legal status will make it difficult for new executives to change course on sustainability.
Half the world’s employees will need to be retrained by 2025. But with which skills? Emerald Works and Social Enterprise Academy set out seven critical skills that social enterprise leaders will need to flourish in the post-Covid-19 landscape.
Mission-driven businesses in Latin America, Spain and Portugal need a “new institutional architecture”: laws, regulation and policies that help them to flourish without stifling growth, according to new research by the UN and partners.
The $1.9tn stimulus bill, like previous assistance packages, is good news for impact investors and social entrepreneurs. But what comes next will be crucial for them to help the new administration fulfill its pledge to build a fairer society.