New UK study looks to turbo-charge social impact investment


theguardian.com |Published Tuesday 16 September 2014 17.32 BST

by Oliver Balch

The Social Impact Investment Taskforce, led by Apax Partners founder and “father of British venture capital” Sir Ronald Cohen, yesterday released a report which marks the most ambitious attempt to date to set out a pathway for catapulting social impact investing into the mainstream.

Acceptance of the notion that doing good and doing well need not necessarily be incompatible has been growing slowly over recent years. Add to that a desire among many to reconnect work with purpose and money to meaning, and the seeds of social impact investing are sown… read more>


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