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Social investment is the use of finance to tackle difficult social issues without placing the burden on the taxpayer. It connects people with money to charities and social enterprises which...

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Nearly 3 million investors could consider social investment within the next year, according to a study by the ethical bank Triodos.

Surveying the investment habits of more than...

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This week Triodos Bank, the leading European sustainable bank, announced that it is working with Midlands Together to raise £3m through a five year bond.

Midlands Together plans to create...

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On President Barack Obama’s recent visit to the continent, he announced a new $7bn (£4.61bn) 'Power Africa' initiative in Tanzania. Nigerian philanthropist Tony Elumelu attended the launch and...

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The Indian Angel Network, Asia’s largest angel investors network, has set up a social impact funding arm, IAN Impact, to provide seed capital for social enterprises.

IAN Impact is being...

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Sir Ronald Cohen, founder of venture capital firm Apax Partners, plans to establish a social investment bank in Israel, which he hopes will revolutionise the non-profit sector....

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‘Charities and Social Investment’, a report commissioned by the Charity Commission for England and Wales from the Institute for Voluntary Action Research provides an insight into the issues facing charities...

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Chicago-based philanthropist J.B. Pritzker and global investment bank, Goldman Sachs have joined forces to lend $7m (£4.48m) to a pre-school education programme in Salt Lake City, USA.

Goldman Sachs is...

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Prime Minister David Cameron launched the world’s first Social Stock Exchange at the inaugural G8 conference on social impact investing in London today.

The Social Stock Exchange will be an...

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The strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra, has announced an $800,000 grant to six organisations aimed at building an ecosystem for impact investing in India. The idea is to help individuals and...

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