Former UK prime minister David Cameron – a self-styled "midwife" of social investment – warns that we have a fight on our hands to get impact on the desks of world leaders, at the 2020 GSG Global Impact Summit.
Impact investments globally are this year predicted to reach $1tn, delegates heard today at the annual GSG Global Impact Summit – just one of the big, set piece events in the impact calendar to be held virtually this year.
A clearer understanding of the different types of financing labelled 'impact investing' can help us pick apart the factors shaping their actual impact, writes researcher Philipp Golka – and figure out the role each can play during Covid-19.
First he set about revolutionising investment in entrepreneurs. Then he brought us the impact investing task force and social investment bank. Now, Sir Ronald Cohen introduces perhaps his most important campaign yet.