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Big Society Capital backs social investment catalyst Numbers for Good with £250,000 investment

Numbers for Good today announced it has raised £250,000 investment from Big Society Capital, the social investment wholesaler. The investment will help Numbers for Good expand its operations so that it can better achieve its mission to help social enterprises and charities access social investment and to attract new organisations and individuals to invest socially. Numbers for […]

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Top tips on getting governance right

What does good governance look like and why can these structures be so pivotal to your social enterprise’s success? Investment associate at Numbers for Good Sarah Chu explains all. What do you think when you hear the word ‘governance’? For many social entrepreneurs it can inspire feelings of frustration, boredom and even feel like a barrier […]

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Job opportunity: Investment Associate, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Investment Associate, Newcastle upon Tyne Exciting and growing social enterprise connecting finance with tackling social issues // Salary negotiable dependent on previous experience // Based in Newcastle upon Tyne Numbers for Good is looking for an Investment Associate to join us at a very exciting time in our journey. We are working on a number of […]

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The balance of power in social investment

Do the people with the money that always dictate the terms? Not so, says Dominic Llewellyn of Numbers for Good. Social ventures just need to be clear what they want from their social investor. When UK Prime Minister David Cameron identified social investment as “a great force for social change” in a speech in 2013, it […]

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Numbers for Good becomes founding UK B Corp member

If all businesses chose to value their social and environmental impact equal to their financial return, the positive impact on communities, the environment and people’s well-being across the world would be considerable. For many this seems an unachievable goal, especially with corporate scandal never lurking far from the headlines and the public remain largely skeptical. […]

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