Bite-sized stories selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: new declarations of a climate emergency, Big Issue goes contactless, Social Investment Scotland reveals annual figures, and more.
PLUS: Generation Investment raises $1bn to invest in “sustainability revolution”, SIS Ventures makes first equity investment, North East Social Investment Fund invests £700k in employability and education, and more.
Plastic bags and social investment tax relief both contributed to a leap in revenue for the Scottish social investment organisation. However, investment in social enterprises and charities is down on last year.