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This issue of our Magazine explores Impact investing and socially responsible investment strategies that are pursuing societal impact.
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To understand what social investment is, it’s important to go back to its start. In the beginning there was Ronnie (Sir Ronald Cohen), who having masterminded the 2008 Dormant Bank...
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The Hoare family’s involvement in both banking and philanthropy began almost 350 years ago. The two strands were twinned at the very start and remain closely connected today. Our philanthropy...
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Exploring the role of philanthropy as part of wealth management and the important role of philanthropy of the proffesional advisory sector.
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The market for social investment is growing around the world. A global survey1 of investors found that respondents had committed US$10.6 billion to social investment in 2014 and intended to...
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Following the recent Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference in Bangkok – the largest gathering of social investors in Asia – AVPN has launched its latest research Social Investment Landscape...
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I first came across the concept of impact investing when I was a Mason Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. The concept immediately grabbed my attention as I was seeking something...
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Philanthropic foundations typically seek to deliver public good from private wealth over the long term, with many pursuing an investment strategy aimed at perpetuity and tailoring their grants programme to...
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This article describes how Access: the Foundation for Social Investment is approaching the challenge of supporting social organisations to take on repayable finance, and their place on the ‘philanthropic spectrum’...
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It is now becoming apparent that there is a disconnect between the types of social investment available, and the financial requirements of third sector organisations. This mis-match is creating an...

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