Social enterprise leaders welcome new funds but warn that rolling out £800m Dormant Assets Scheme without careful planning would be a “massive mistake” – while shadow charities minister says policy is “scraping the barrel”.
Post-pandemic economies should shift focus from economic growth to citizens' wellbeing – and social enterprises have a key role to play, policymakers from Scotland and Amsterdam said at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2020.
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?
The Ethiopian anaesthetist – who is providing the government with the country’s only advanced life support ambulances – on PPE challenges, facing possible bankruptcy, and why saving lives is non-negotiable.
A brand new social enterprise body for Australia launched in May, representing 20,000 social enterprises across the country. ASENA advocacy lead Nicholas Verginis sets out the big vision – and some very concrete next steps.
Social sector organisations – and those they exist to help – have been deeply shaken by Covid-19. As they tread slowly towards a longed-for recovery phase, Big Issue Invest CEO Danyal Sattar shares what social investors can do now to support them.