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Download this article in printer-friendly PDF Microfinance can be defined as the provision of access capital in low and deprived economies. While the microfinance industry has its historical roots in...
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Click here to download the article in printer-friendly PDF Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is a large charitable trust with £827m of assets, making grants of about £35m and £4m-£5m of social...
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Click here to download the article in printer-friendly PDF The Charity landscape is changing. Pressures of the economic climate, together with an increasing number of charities means there is effectively...
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Click here to download the article in printer-friendly PDF Social investment is about using repayable finance to make a positive difference to people’s lives and the communities in which they...
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Click here to download the article in printer-friendly PDF As we emerge from the crisis, there has been an increasing interest in impact-oriented investment. We have noticed this from high-net-worth...
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The various forms of social investment and social enterprise are growing rapidly. They are contributing to the economy whilst creating jobs and helping to solve social problems. In this issue...
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Click here to download the article as a printer-friendly PDF There is no absolute consensus concerning the definition of social enterprise or social investment. This paper attempts to list some...