PLUS: ABN AMRO’s sustainable impact fund; UK’s £30m social investment pilot for housing; investor coalition supports ‘just transition’; NESsT gets grant to support impact enterprises in the Amazon region, and more.
Eight years after it was created amid a buzz of optimism, the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network has shut for good. Its closure has stark lessons for those supporting social enterprises, writes GSEN co-founder Krisztina Tora.
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Africa can today compete with the rest of the world, thanks to new technologies and an entrepreneurial generation of young innovators, heard delegates at the Impact Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit.