IMPACT 101: Bewildered by buzzwords? Drowning in jargon? Webreak down the terminology and get back to basics with impact economy concepts. Here, GenderSmart's Suzanne Biegel provides your Impact 101 on gender-lens investing.
PLUS: ABN AMRO’s sustainable impact fund; UK’s £30m social investment pilot for housing; investor coalition supports ‘just transition’; NESsT gets grant to support impact enterprises in the Amazon region, and more.
Inequality is at the heart of multiple crises we are living through right now. The impact investment industry can play a transformative role in our collective healing – but will it? Reflections from Said Business School's social entrepreneur in residence.
PLUS: Acumen spinout 60 Decibels raises $1.7m, G20 leaders back more innovative financing to fund SDGs, Encourage Capital raises US$40m to bring clean energy financing solutions to Indian entrepreneurs, and more.
PLUS: SASC invests in sexual health charity Brook, Big Issue Invest announces £400k social impact bond, Acumen closes $70m energy fund for east Africa, Fair by Design backs challenger credit bureau Credit Kudos, and more.