Philadelphia’s poised for another championship: Civic revival and inclusive prosperity

Impact investors rally £1.9 million for London cinema

Inclusive Economy “We see a real positive role that financially self-sustaining socially-minded arts organisations can play,” says Big Issue Invest’s James Salmon PC: hackneyartscentre Big Issue Invest, The Arts Impact Fund and Triodos Bank are allocating two-thirds of the funds needed to convert an old cinema in East London into a community theater and music venue. The

How one artist is changing India’s male-dominated culture, one cartoon at a time

Mumbai, India — Even in India’s most modern city, women must still navigate an oppressive set of taboos. The unwritten rules make them cautious of their movements and their attire, restrict their behavior and infect their thinking. Roshnee Desai’s visual art challenges those social norms. Her works — short films, cartoons and even the upholstery in a Mumbai taxicab — all

Making the scene at the (highly quotable) Forbes Impact launch party

A retired global bank CEO has come to be helpful. Conversations cluster in front of the requisite logo-covered background poster, ready for celebrity shots. A global foundation executive lauds ImpactAlpha as the go-to place for impact investing news. In front of the fully stocked bar at the back of the Forbes’ reception space on New

Forbes joins the impact investing parade with boldface-name reception

Sorry, it’s invite-only. The magazine’s event arm this week is gathering “the world’s most influential people — entrepreneurs, celebrities, family offices, athletes, investors, musicians, next-gen leaders and creators — to scale impact investing and influence culture.” Forbes will host an impact investing “summit”in June in New York. Forbes is the latest mainstream business publication (see also: The Economist) to