In the wake of unprecedented disaster, New Zealand social enterprise Heilala Vanilla has been gathering funds and putting plans in motion to help the Tongan community recover after a volcanic eruption, tsunami and Covid struck the nation.
The strategic alignment between a corporate social investor and its related company can mean greater social impact. But a close relationship can also jeopardise the ‘impact integrity’ of corporate social investors, as new research by EVPA shows.
Mologic seeks alternative to “relentless profiteering” of medical industry by providing affordable medical technology in poorer countries in £30m acquisition backed by Gates Foundation, Soros Economic Development Fund and others.
In Egypt, a community foundation is attempting to create sustainable social impact through a longstanding but part-forgotten Islamic tradition – and discovering its own sustainable business model on the way.
The director of ING Netherlands Foundation on teaming up with the country’s largest bank to tackle digital exclusion, how a parent company’s value goes far beyond cash – and why overhead costs shouldn’t be a dirty word.
The boss of Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales on intangible benefits of employee volunteering, the ‘tyranny’ of impact reporting – and why some corporate foundations are tarnishing the name.
An oil company foundation has launched a climate investment fund, and investors are backing pioneering startups - but this isn’t enough to fight climate change: are institutional investors ready to join the race?
Covid-19 exposed a philanthropic sector that wasn't fully prepared for the challenges of the pandemic. But "unprecedented" global collaboration since March will boost philanthropy's fitness for the future.