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.

Dutch social enterprises have a strong influence on building a new economy

Social Enterprise Netherland published the findings of the ‘Social Enterprises as Influencers of the Broader Business Community’ research. The study revealed the pioneering role of mission-driven enterprises in the business community to facilitate a transition towards a more sustainable economy and contribute to reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The big bamboo revolution

For a long time, the only choice for green promotional items was to go with the ’boring brown’ products. Bamboo can easily replace disposable plastic and even cotton in many cases which makes it easier for companies to build a better image without compromising quality, design or sustainability. But what makes this plant so unique and how it can revolutionise branding options?

The impact of coronavirus on brand trust

The Edelman Trust special report reveals the expectations of brands in the time of coronavirus pandemic. The market study provides new data about the power and necessity of brands as well as their urgent need to address specific actions to help address the societal challenges posed by Covid-19.

Profit with Purpose magazine launch

The first edition of this print magazine aims to inspire innovators from business, research and policymaking to 'build back better' after the Covid19 pandemic adapting Responsible Innovation and sustainable business practices. It features overviews of trends, research projects, business practices, and interviews with inspiring leaders.