Started in 2005 as the social investment arm of The Big Issue, Big Issue Invest (BII) extends the Group’s mission by backing social ventures and charities that dismantle poverty and create opportunity for for people and communities across the UK.
Effective exit planning is crucial to sustain social impact in a project.
This EVPA guide proposes some guidance on how organisations can think ahead of time to plan an exit strategy from their investments, while best maintaining the social impact originally planned. An exit of funders in this field presents risks different and complex than the traditional field of investment and in its worst case, could threaten the survival of some social partners.
Social entrepreneurialism has a long and vibrant history in Canada. This article addresses definition and outlines best practices for aspiring social enterprises and charities looking to expand their activities. It...