Brazilian historians call on impact investors to help prevent the “erasing” of history – and on corporates to lead the way towards racial equity. We report from day one of the Latimpacto annual conference in Rio de Janeiro.
UK equity and racial justice fund attracts hundreds of leaders and founders from underrepresented backgrounds – debunking fears that there would be insufficient demand from diverse leaders, fund manager says.
PLUS: Japan’s banks team up for impact; €32m to support African health entrepreneurs; John Lewis and Hubbub join forces for the circular economy, and more – all the deals you need to know about this month.
PLUS: Africa's first social bonds; first Women's Livelihood Bond matures; $58m fund to help farmers adapt to climate change; Bridges sells majority stake in World of Books, and more – all the deals you need to know about this month.
Women social entrepreneurs around the world face considerable barriers – despite being the ones working hardest to dismantle them. A panel of women at the Skoll World Forum discussed causes and remedies.