Support to social investment in the UK began in earnest just over 20 years ago. As efforts to expand the market continue unabated, what can we learn from two decades of experience – and what questions should we be asking now?
Nick Hurd, Ronald Cohen and Elizabeth Corley are joined by Douglas L Peterson of S&P Global in new Impact Taskforce which aims to emulate “rocket booster” effect of UK’s last G7 presidency on impact investment worldwide.
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.