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Charities and Social Investment

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th July 2013 -  A study of UK charities in receipt of social investments has found many to be excessively risk-averse while the charities themselves felt their wariness ensured a responsible and…

UK Launches Social Economy Alliance

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th June 2013 -  In the UK a new alliance has been launched to fight for a ‘social economy’ around social enterprises, co-ops, mutuals and employee-owned organisations in run-up to…

Charity Issues Bank-Backed Social Benefit Bond

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th June 2013 -  The Benevolent Society has launched a $10 million Social Benefit Bond to fund an intensive family support service in the first bank-backed issue of a Social Benefit Bond in Australia.…

G8 Countries Commit to Social Investment

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th June 2013 -  G8 governments last week committed to help grow the global market for social investment in the lead up to the 39th G8 summit in Northern Ireland. Key commitments from the June 6 Social…

Aussie Company Named in Top 10 Global Social Investment Leaders

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th November 2012 -  Ten businesses from around the world, including an Australian B-corp company, have been named as Social Investment Pioneer Award winners at an awards ceremony in Melbourne. The…

The Challenge of SIBs for Social Enterprises

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th November 2012 -  Social enterprises taking on the challenge of Social Investment Bonds (SIBs) will become more common in the future, according to a summary report from The Centre for Social Impact…

Social Investment Pioneer Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th July 2012 -  The Principles for Social Investment Secretariat (PSIS) is calling on businesses in Australia and worldwide to showcase best practice in social investment in 2012. Launched at…

Ten Truths About Solving Problems of Poverty

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th September 2011 -  As it celebrates its ten-year anniversary, social impact investment organisation Acumen Fund is sharing what it has learnt about solving the problems of global poverty. Acumen…

Impact Investing Exchange Board Launched

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th June 2011 -  The world’s first social enterprise investing exchange board has been launched for listing by qualified social and environmental organisations and impact investment funds…

Government Calls for New Funding Options for Social Enterprises

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th January 2011 -  The Federal Government has called for proposals to establish new banking and financial services for social enterprises in Australia. The Gillard Government announced in July last…
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