The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know about this month – all in one place. Featuring Auticon, World Health Organization, Leapfrog, Fair4All Finance, NESsT, Charity Bank and many more.
Community development finance institution Salad Money says £40m commitment will help it meet “rocketing demand” for credit, and help NHS and other public sector workers to avoid payday lenders and loan sharks.
PLUS: JPMorgan Chase commits £1.2m to Fair4All Finance to improve financial inclusion; IIX launches coalition to develop first gender-lens ‘asset class’; UK impact investments estimated at £58bn; and more.
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.