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Putting your money where the social impact is

Putting your money where the social impact is

April 01, 2020

Companies focused on social and environmental challenges, will soon have access to a significant new investment fund. KKR, the American global investment firm, has raised over $1.3 billion which it says is earmarked for companies that match purpose […]

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Tech giants support start-ups on social impact

Tech giants support start-ups on social impact

April 01, 2020

Microsoft and Accenture are teaming up to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and start-ups that are focused on social impact and sustainability. The joint initiative will provide hands-on support and technologies to social enterprises, helping them to […]

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Gen Z shoppers driving demand for sustainable retail

Gen Z shoppers driving demand for sustainable retail

February 28, 2020

The resale market is booming, with its growth arguably attributed to Gen Z. This generation is, according to a new report by online thrift store thredUP, adopting second-hand twice as much as all other age groups. The second-hand […]

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BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate risks

BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate risks

January 31, 2020

This month, the CEO of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, warned companies that climate change is creating “a fundamental reshaping of finance”. The message, delivered through Fink’s annual letter to CEOs, calls for companies to […]

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