How do you know your investments are generating the social impact they promised? External verification is one way, bringing integrity and credibility to the sector.
Reflecting on the highlights of the past year, and the conversations that I had with interviewees from the streets of San Francisco to the villages of Rwanda; and everywhere in between.
Global problems require big solutions. Meet the investors who are using private capital to achieve positive impact at scale.
Social enterprises and non-profits are being hit hard by the effects of the pandemic, an unexpected crisis that can derail their impact. Stepping into the breach is Open Road Alliance, a market leader in social sector bridge funding.
If we are going to make progress on the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit, then embracing sustainable practices has to be a prime concern. Is it really the difficult balancing act people claim it to be?
In an age where technology seeps into every facet of life, there are still an estimated 3.6 billion people who do not have access to the internet. Cut off from the world’s biggest advances, these people are in danger of being left behind. Looking to change this is a project called Giga, with the aim of connecting every school in the world to the internet. One of its leaders spoke to us about why this is the best time to drive it forward.
British startup Xampla has raised £6.2m in seed funding to expand its natural plant-protein alter...