Inequality is at the heart of multiple crises we are living through right now. The impact investment industry can play a transformative role in our collective healing – but will it? Reflections from Said Business School's social entrepreneur in residence.
Social investors have long backed action on things like domestic abuse or economic inequality – so why the silence on racial injustice? Diversity Forum co-chair Amir Rizwan on how they can start to put their money where their mouths are.
Long-time social justice campaigner Yvonne Field on taking centre-stage on Covid race and equality discussions – and why organisations like Social Enterprise UK must 'take leadership' on the future of a BAME-led social enterprise movement.
Ahead of this week's Spectrum event on closing the racial wealth gap, organiser Keisha Senter reflects on the task ahead for funders, what we can learn from creative leaders – and her 'ones to watch' when it comes to grassroots change.
Mathu Jeyaloganathan joined UnLtd in October – little expecting to see a pandemic land on her to-do list. The investment manager on why speaking up for minorities is as vital as ever, and why she's okay with a job that's 'bloody emotional'.
Research from The Young Foundation – seen as a first step in the “learning journey” – recommends setting up a group to explore low-cost tools and to test new ways of hearing from the people social investors aim to serve.
How can social entrepreneurs adopt campaigning strategies to achieve their social mission? Glasgow's women in social enterprise – including Hey Girls' Celia Hodson – on thinking outside the box and efforts to reach ‘normal folk’.