The entrepreneur that sees his venture as a "pain reliever" for high-polluting firms in Indonesia; what it takes to create an inclusive impact fund – and meeting President Biden: this week's update from the editors at Pioneers Post.
Social entrepreneur Aimée Clint was namechecked by US president Joe Biden during his speech in Northern Ireland in April to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. “It was like watching a movie,” she tells us.
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.
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.