Some things are a matter of personal taste, but the only way to figure out how damaging or beneficial companies are to people and planet is to put a price tag on impact. Some people have started doing it – and the findings are striking.
The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know about this month – all in one place. Featuring Armenia's VIA Fund, the Africa Impact Investing Group, Charity Bank, Leapfrog, BNP Paribas and many more.
A toy maker, a ceramics business and a branding-savvy “social concept store” are all helping to raise public awareness of social enterprise in the Georgian capital – and challenging the notion that buying social means compromising on quality.
The EU's eastern and southern neighbours gather in Tbilisi to trade their best ideas for developing a nascent impact economy, backed by a “huge” European Commission presence. Plus, we meet the “human switchboard”, Suzanne Biegel.