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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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Tim Davies-Pugh joins Numbers for Good

Tim Davies-Pugh has joined has joined Numbers for Good to open our Newcastle office. Prior to joining, Tim was Acting Director England for the Big Lottery Fund where he was responsible for operational grant delivery and strategic programmes creating systemic change including building the social investment marketplace. He’s been a key figure in the development […]

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Investment readiness: one-size-doesn’t-fit-all

It’s a term used often in the social investment sphere, but what does investment readiness really mean? Sarah Chu, investment associate at Numbers for Good decodes the jargon and offers helpful tips and advice for enterprises considering taking on social investment. Investment ready. A seemingly innocuous pair of words that have taken on great weight […]

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What is the secret of the social investment illuminati?

It seems that social investors are human – even those who used to work for vampires. Matt Black, Head of Community at Numbers for Good, offers some straight talking advice on how to approach these strange creatures For the uninitiated, social investment is bewildering. Awash with jargon, confusing acronyms, complicated financial structures and interminable terminology, […]

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