EU Social Innovation Competition finalists are revealed, the UK government attempts to strengthen the Social Value Act and the new president of Catholic Charities USA is prioritising social enterprise.
The hero model is dead, long live collective impact. Co-founder of the SOCAP conference and long time disrupter Kevin Doyle Jones talks to Ellie Ward about hero worshipping, market taming and impact investment trends and challenges.
It's time to end the contradiction and confusion when it comes to vocabulary in the social sector investment sphere. Impact investment, social investment, ethical investment – Phil Caroe from UK social investment charity Allia explains what's what.
Goldman Sachs has bought a San Francisco-based impact investment firm, 25 social enterprises have been selected to take part in government-funded accelerator programme in Malaysia and the National Business Awards recognise UK social enterprises.
Supermarket giant ASDA's social investment strategy is shortlisted by Big Society Capital, the White House secures $4bn boost for the clean energy sector and microfinance fellowship opens for applications.
"Countries that have gender equality are the best off in the world" – eBay pioneer and philanthropist Jeff Skoll talks about his beliefs in a rare, personal interview at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Skoll World Forum for social entrepreneurs.
This week we bring you our pick of social innovation updates around the world, from California to Singapore, PLUS a special social innovation education digest featuring the universities of Vermont in the US and Nottingham in the UK.