Will Covid-19 be a catalyst for the long-term growth of impact investing?

From Newsphere in Japanese. The piece highlights the increasing interest & capital flowing into ESG investment products; rapid response from impact investors on short-term recovery & long-term growth from COVID-19 (e.g R3Coalition by The Global Impact Investing Network) and increasing awareness of stakeholder-based…

Creative & Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa

British Council's Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) program, in partnership with Simayne and Social Enterprise UK, recently published a survey on creative and social entrepreneurs in South Africa. Some of the key findings from the report: Many of the…

Impact investing in South Africa: 4 key takeaways from the SA Impact Investment Forum

By Sawa Nakagawa Last week, the National Task Force for Impact Investing hosted the SA Impact Investment Forum in Johannesburg. The newly established National Task for Impact Investment is administered by the Bertha Centre at the UCT Graduate School of…