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.
Some 72% of those responding to a survey by the Global Impact Investing Network said they were unlikely to decrease or were likely to increase the capital they had planned to commit this year. PLUS size of global market now estimated at $715bn.
Look beyond the corporate grant-based funds and government relief programmes and you'll find a whole range of ways to back social enterprises – some more unexpected than others. Here are just a few of them.
Impact investors have a wealth of experience to draw upon, but the coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented challenge. Global Impact Investing Network CEO Amit Bouri gives an insight into what investors are prioritising right now.
The UK government’s £160m IMPACT Programme helps boost impact investment in emerging markets. As a first batch of grants are announced, the programme's team leader shares three insights that will shape its priorities in the years to come.
Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. This week the University of Heidelberg’s Gorgi Krlev asks: why does Europe seem to be left behind – and does it matter?
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact economy around the world: a “historic shift” among impact investors on impact measurement, insights on family giving, Starbucks backs coffee cup recycling drive, and more.