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The Board of Directors at Numbers for Good have announced that the company will cease trading on 29th March 2019. The company has operated profitably for the past two years but, given the difficult market conditions for advisory services in the social sector and, in particular, the continual pressure on the level of fee income […]

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New financing partnerships for humanitarian impact

Numbers for Good and the Overseas Development Institute were commissioned by the IKEA Foundation to research innovating financing measures that could be used to address humanitarian crises. Following extensive desk research, workshops and interviews with humanitarian agencies, international investors and foundations, we have written up our findings. Our report aims to do three things: Identify […]

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We’re hiring an Investment Director!

Role: Investment Director Deadline: Monday 30th April 2018 (with immediate interviews as we’ll hire when we find the right candidate) Contact: Would you like to join a leading social impact innovation and investment organisation working with a wide array of social enterprises & charities, commissioners, corporates, foundations and investors, helping us drive our growth? If so, we are seeking a highly skilled and strongly motivated […]

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Meeting the Global Goals: What Small and Growing Businesses need to scale up

The Global Goals established an ambitious agenda for sustainable development. Central to this agenda is the notion that private enterprises can play a valuable role in generating sustainable socio-economic growth, contributing to job growth and reducing poverty in emerging economies. There is a vast opportunity to grow the ability of small and growing businesses (SGBs), […]

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Making a difference in homelessness through social impact bonds: Our work 2014 – 2017

Anyone who lives in a city or town cannot have failed to see more people living on the streets; there are now over 4,000 people sleeping rough, up from 1,800 people in 2010. Numbers for Good was delighted to play a role in developing and bringing together the GM Homes Partnership – a collaboration between […]

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