Housing associations are to begin a major new challenge of developing pioneering ideas to tackle the country’s biggest future social challenges, the National Housing Federation has announced at its Annual Conference today (Wednesday).
Big Society Capital’s Impact Report looks back over the last five years at the impact the organisation and its partners have made since 2012. Daniel Brewer reflects on the development of Resonance over this time.
Throughout the year, the GET INFORMED campaign is offering 100 ‘financial/investment expertise’ mentors to help board members (and senior management wanting to build their board’s skills) better understand the opportunities and risks of social investment.
New strategy reveals plan to continue wide range of social investment funds and support, and put next efforts into three areas where there is best opportunity for social investment to make a difference.
As part of the GET INFORMED - Social investment for Boards campaign, Rebecca Garrod-Waters, Chief Executive of the Ufi Charitable Trust shares how and why the organisation decided to explore making social investments.
The Case Foundation, a US foundation created by digital pioneers Jean and Steve Case, drives social change by focusing on three key pillars: revolutionising philanthropy, unleashing entrepreneurs and igniting civic engagement. The Case Foundation is committed to catalysing the impact investing movement.
Just over year ago, spurred by the Young Foundation’s report on gender-lens investing, a number of organisations including Big Society Capital committed to better understand the extent of diversity within social investment.