Dr Susan De Witt from the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship in South Africa presents the challenges and opportunities that have emerged while designing one of the first Development Impact Bonds.
Goldman Sachs’ social impact bond pays off in the US, providing children in the state of Utah with excellent quality preschool education, and the Sankalp Forum prepares to create an impact in Indonesia.
The 2015 Sankalp Global Forum is well underway in Delhi – putting policy makers, social entrepreneurs and impact investors in the spotlight and exploring innovative solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges.
Dialogue about impact investment between developed and developing countries, and the need to invest in women are two key issues for debate at the Sankalp Forum in Delhi next week. We put five questions to Forum director Aparajita Agrawal.
With just over a week until the Sankalp World Forum in Delhi, we've interviewed one of this year's speakers, Teresa Njoroge, about her extraordinary journey from international banking to a Kenyan prison and, finally, social entrepreneurship.
It's time for the young people of Africa to take charge of their destiny – but the continent's aspiring social entrepreneurs need more support, says a report launched yesterday at the Sankalp Africa Summit in Nairobi.