Speaking at the GSG Summit, Julia Gillard says impact investing should help build a gender-equitable world post-pandemic, while First Bank of Nigeria chair Ibukun Awosika warns investment in women must be more strategic.
Izzy Obeng and Bayo Adelaja both created ventures that make it easier for diverse founders to grow a business. But social entrepreneurs of colour still face barriers, especially in accessing finance. Dr Yaz Osho explores what needs to change.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: Yoni is bringing its biodegradable, organic-cotton products to supermarkets across Europe. But perhaps its biggest challenge is busting taboos around menstruation – especially when some say they don't exist.
How can social enterprises get contracts with corporate and other clients as part of an ethical supply chain? Start with these five expert tips from Aoise Keogan-Nooshabadi, co-founder of Supply Change. Part two in our special WISE100 webinar.
How can social businesses make sure their suppliers aren't letting them down on social and environmental impact? Jo Salter, founder of ethical brand Where Does it Come From, shares expert tips in part one of our recent NatWest WISE100 webinar.
Women social entrepreneurs around the world face considerable barriers – despite being the ones working hardest to dismantle them. A panel of women at the Skoll World Forum discussed causes and remedies.