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.
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?
Vikram Gandhi was a successful investment banker for many years before shifting into teaching an impact investing course at Harvard Business School. It’s a move that has taught him why learning is a lifelong occupation that goes both ways.
Joy Anderson is the Founder and President of a think tank focused on using finance as a tool for social change. Instrumental in founding and shaping the gender lens investing field, the Criterion Institute continues to push what is possible when we believe we can change the financial systems within which we live.
Founder of award-winning online teaching tool ThinkCERCA, Eileen Murphy Buckley explains how investing in education helps individuals escape the cycle of poverty while having a positive impact on their families and communities.
It all came good for Caroline Duell, the founder of a company selling a range of products that are good for people and the planet. Her secret? Sticking to her principles.
As a result of Covid-19, even seasoned entrepreneurs are finding it tricky to carry on with business as usual. The founder of one social enterprise explains what the economic fallout means for her.
It's true that leaders emerge during times of crisis such as these. However, the best leaders are those who eventually work themselves out of a job, argues one social entrepreneur.