Gina McCarthy, Mary Robinson and other leading women in the fight against climate change emphasise at the Skoll World Forum that scientific solutions alone are not enough – people’s needs must be considered too.
Speaking at a panel talk at the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation conference, the former US vice president said the move towards sustainability was real and public and private sectors should work together to move forward.
PLUS: BNP Paribas and European Investment Fund create €10m impact bond fund, SIS Ventures' second fundraise, US foundations back affordable food business Everytable, Dutch firm Tony’s Chocolonely secures new investment, and more.
When your message isn’t getting through, it’s time for dramatic tactics. Social Enterprise UK on how their latest public-facing campaign drew from some unlikely sources of inspiration – and why they're ruling nothing out for the next phase.
Does the climate crisis make you want to hide under your duvet? DICE Young Storymaker Julia Cass Hebron asks if we can use our eco-anxiety not to paralyse progress – but to drive support for alternative business models.
Bite-sized stories selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: new declarations of a climate emergency, Big Issue goes contactless, Social Investment Scotland reveals annual figures, and more.