The Conservative MP – and former charity boss – is among the cheerleaders in Westminster for social enterprise and social investment. Is the rest of Boris Johnson's government ready to listen? We caught up with Danny Kruger to find out.
If we don’t try to change unfair systems – even if it means working with institutions we fundamentally disagree with – are we ignoring the root cause of the problem? It's complicated, says Migrateful founder Jess Thompson.
Social entrepreneurs are optimistic about the future, but – despite plans for a new national strategy and funding – they remain frustrated by the lack of structural political support, as the latest German Social Entrepreneurship Monitor reveals.
The UK’s landmark Social Value Act has “infinite potential” to influence change, says Chris White, the former MP who authored the Act ten years ago, as a new coalition is formed to push forward progress by 2032.
Influential global group warns ambitious climate and social targets will not be met without much more private capital, and sets out “actionable” recommendations to get there, in what chair Nick Hurd describes as a “radical” and ambitious report.
Is the European Commission now “in love with” the social economy? Detailed package of measures to promote social enterprises, cooperatives, charities and more is hailed as “huge development for our sector”.
The Glasgow talks – and hundreds of fringe events – are wrapping up today, but what next for business and finance? Hear what some ministers, CEOs and impact investing leaders have to say, in our pick of the fortnight's quotes.
Our oceans are drowning in plastic waste. But what if you could stop the stream of rubbish closer to the source? One nonprofit is doing just that, by bringing its unusual invention to the world’s dirtiest rivers. Technology, though, is just the beginning.
Larry Fink, CEO of world’s largest asset manager, says public and private sectors must join forces to ensure emerging economies aren’t left behind in shift to net zero – and suggests rushing decarbonisation would lead to dangerous polarisation.