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Global social innovation round-up #35

Acumen launches in the US, the southwest of England proves to be a hotspot for Social Investment Tax Relief and actress Eva Longoria becomes an impact investment ambassador. 

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Global social innovation round-up #29

Two new social impact bonds have been launched in the states of South Carolina and Connecticut in the US, students prepare to mobilise for social causes in the UK and USAID backs the Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. 

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Global social innovation round-up #21

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.

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Kevin Doyle Jones: No More Heroes Anymore

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. 

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A defining moment: what is social investment?

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. 

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Global social innovation round-up #15

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.

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My Media: Jay Coen Gilbert

B Hives and books – Co-founder of the non-profit organisation B Lab and one of the pioneers behind the development of B Corporations Jay Coen Gilbert on the media that matters throughout his day.

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Global social innovation round-up #13

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.