business

First extensive study on Social Investment in Africa reveals financial trends and gaps

The 'Landscape for Social Investments in Africa' report highlights insights about the current state of the social investment landscape and key trends that will influence the increased flow of capital into social investments in Africa. The study presents findings of eight-month research across 18 African countries, conducted by African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.

How to make a coffee with a conscience?

What does it take to make a good cup of coffee and enjoy it guilt-free? The coffee industry has a huge impact on local communities at the origin and many controversial issues related to the supply chain. The story of Irish company Java Republic, has started 20 years ago when no one really knew the true cost of making coffee, yet they still wanted to be ethical and transparent.