Social Investment

British Government publishes social investment strategies

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UK is serious about promoting social investments in UK. The Cabinet Office has recently published one domestic and one international strategy on social investment. According to the Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, investment can accelerate the growth of new businesses, transforming the impact of our public services, and support stronger communities to tackle the biggest problems.

From CALVERT GROUP: The Evolving Role of the Corporation in Society: Implications for Investors

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An interesting report by the Calvert Group, a global leader in Responsible Investing that has the mission to deliver superior long-term performance to our clients and enable them to achieve positive impact. In a study with Professor George Serafeim from Harvard University, Calvert examine how companies are better managing their impacts on society and the environment.

Interview with Doug Miller, Chair and Founder of Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN): Creating Impact and Positive Change throughout Asia Pacific region

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Probably many of you might have not heard of Venture Philanthropy yet but you should get soon get acquainted with it. With the traditional development sector squeezed between criticisms due to its inefficiencies and lack of transparency and by an increasing surge of social entrepreneurship, Venture Philanthropy can help creating a common platform for advanced synergies to meet common social goals.