A move to require all EU companies to consider stakeholder interests would fit within the broader European sustainability agenda, but it faces resistance as “traditional industries” lobby the European Commission.
First-time deal means tech for good VC can increase financial firepower up to ten-fold and hold its own among mainstream competitors – while ensuring no “watering down” of focus on impact, according to CEO.
The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: Entrepreneur Marius Smit was among the first to convince corporations to pay for the pleasure of picking up trash. Ten years on, his social enterprise Plastic Whale is making waves worldwide.
France’s purpose-led companies movement continues to grow, with 176 enterprises à mission two years after the status was recognised in French law. Researchers note the movement is still in its “pioneer stage”.
Can you run a business as a form of climate activism? The Ecosia founder reckons so. Find out how the online search company safeguards its mission, encourages protest and – even in a ‘David vs Goliath’ market – influences its competitors.
Helping firms switch to a purpose-led model, teaching social entrepreneurship to schoolkids and joining an ambitious, 80-strong partnership: how the city government's Amsterdam Impact is teaming up to help the transition to a new economy.
US Impact Investing Alliance, B Lab and 50 others hope proposed White House Initiative on Inclusive Economic Growth will nudge policy and coordinate approaches to health, Covid recovery, racial inequality and climate change.