Social Investment Propels Into the Right Direction


UK's Social Value Act new act entails public bodies to consider social and environmental value when they choose suppliers instead of focusing solely on cost.

As opined by Adrian Walker, member of the World Economic Forum's global council on social innovation, what comprises social value varies for each society. So, governments can borrow from existing models to establish flexible approaches in social investment.


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Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)

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Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

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Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million to Fight Ebola Epidemic


Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million to Fight Ebola Epidemic

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the threat caused by Ebola in West Africa.




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