The UK's social investment market appears resilient, but a closer look at the data reveals that the economic crisis is biting hard. Plus, how a Pakistani social enterprise saves lives; and a new institute for philanthropy launches – with a lot of cash.
Smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Amazon have little alternative but to cut down trees to make a living. Plant Your Future has an ambitious plan to change this - but bureaucracy, skills shortages, and climate change all pose challenges.
Good impact measurement processes supposedly ensure an investment will achieve the desired outcome. But is that the case? New research from NPC suggests we simply don't know – and that's a real problem.
Most systems we care about are complex – and devilishly difficult to redesign. But, if we can't be the 'architects' of new systems, can we be the 'gardeners' that tend them? The former GuideStar boss explains how in an extract from his new book.
A too-large portfolio, confused staff – and diluted impact: for Adecco Group Foundation, something had to change. A wholesale reset not only led to a new brand, it also helped the foundation to find its way to impact integrity.
Catalyst 2030 network mobilises some 1,000 organisations worldwide to sign open letter calling for end to short-term funding focused on symptoms, as network’s Systemic Change Awards go to SAP, European Commission and more.