ImpactAlpha, September 16 – Social enterprises need new sources of capital, as well as non-financial support, to maintain and expand operations now that it’s needed most. “For decades, social entrepreneurs have effectively reached and helped vulnerable populations and have served as the guardians of people and the planet,” write the authors of a new report
ImpactAlpha, Sept. 14, 2020 –– Milton Friedman’s 1970 essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits,” turns 50 this week. It has not aged well. Corporate and business voices assembled across the media landscape to bury Friedman’s doctrine of “shareholder primacy” and champion the advent of “stakeholder capitalism” responsible to workers, communities,
ImpactAlpha, Sept. 10 – UBS said today that it will make sustainable investments “the preferred solution” for clients of its 2.6 trillion global wealth management business. “We believe sustainable investments will prove to be one of the most exciting and durable opportunities for private clients in the years and decades ahead, says UBS’ Iqbal Khan.