Resilient, inspiring social enterprises in Johannesburg and in The Hague; impact accelerator blind spots; and an Indian perspective on financing disaster resilience. This week's view from the Pioneers Post newsroom.
Wealthy business founders turning to impact entrepreneurship should be a cause for celebration – or should it? The debate rages on. Plus, last chance to grab your place at Tuesday's Social Business Coffee Break.
From the Gathering for Social Investment, we hear calls for fresh approaches, an emphasis on redressing power imbalances – and a reminder to celebrate the wins, too. This week's view from the Pioneers Post newsroom.
Important questions asked amid the enthusiasm of this week's Social Enterprise World Forum, where a new global social enterprise brand is launched. Plus, our columnist calls for closer scrutiny of impact event sponsors everywhere.
Blended finance is no magic wand – and there's little reason to use it in most of Asia, one expert says. Plus, more positive sentiments from speakers at this week's gathering in Spain – but a plea for “more African representation” next time.
With VC investing on the decline, could deflating interest in unicorns be replaced by more focused attention on 'zebras'? Plus, a new podcast episode featuring the UK’s biggest community wind farm – and the people who benefit from their success.