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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Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women


Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women

Nonprofit impact investing firm, Acumen, has invested $1.2 million to KZ Noir, a Rwanda-based coffee processing company owned by Kaizen Venture Partners. The investment will equip KZ Noir the funds for working capital, debt refinancing, and capacity expansion.




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