Impact reports deserve more than the usual platitudes and a superficial glance – but without broad agreement on what makes good quality impact measurement, it’s impossible to learn from each other’s work. Time for a new starting point?
Social enterprise iWorker is thriving as it helps Latin Americans and Africans earn a fair wage working remotely for firms overseas – and Venezuelan co-founder Enrique Yervez knows first-hand how valuable that opportunity can be.
As Joe Biden takes over as US president – and takes on a daunting to-do list – the US Impact Investing Alliance’s Fran Seegull shares three ways investors can play their part in building an equitable, resilient future.
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.
PLUS: New impact firm Engine No. 1 to ‘harness capitalism for positive change’; Turner Impact Capital closes $350m workforce housing fund; IIX launches $27m bond to help women rebuild livelihoods, December impact reports; and more.
Sharing the warts-and-all reality of creating a business is a form of resistance, argues our columnist, subverting normative, patriarchal startup culture in favour of something more honest – and more valuable.