Social Enterprise

Lessons from Fogo Island and beyond
Investing for social good

How one Canadian foundation is going all in on impact investing

The era of responsible investment and impact investment has arrived. What investors need to know to thrive in these new markets
60 minutesWednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:00pm

From the streets of India to rural Ontario, frugal IT innovation ecosystems parlay resource-light technologies into affordable and sustainable offerings

Al Etmanski

It’s not enough to bring your social enterprise to the mountaintop, says a veteran change maker. You have to work with existing cultural habits and put your ego to the side

As impact investment surges, social finance practitioners learn that money, conventional metrics, and good intentions go only so far

As impact investing comes of age in Canada, policymakers struggle to keep up

Dire headlines don't tell the whole story. Innovative entrepreneurial models — fuelled by social finance — are starting to take root, with Aboriginal youth leading the way
We want to feel warm and fuzzy about do-gooder start-ups. But what impact do they really have? And what unintended consequences do they trigger?

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