24 May: Financing social enterprise innovation in public services

How the can the boundaries of social investment be pushed so that it is a tool that genuinely supports and enables social enterprises to drives their social mission – not hold it back? Numbers for Good have partnered with the E3M network and Bates Wells Braithwaite to answer this question.

Taking place on 24 May in London, the E3M ‘Financing social enterprise innovation in public services’ seminar is for leaders of commercial social enterprises and senior staff in public authorities, who want to learn about opportunities for financing innovative new approaches to public service provision. It will have a particular focus on new, place-based approaches to solving local challenges.

Based on the E3M philosophy of “learning together”, the day will be jointly facilitated by Jim Clifford of BWB and Dominic Llewellyn of Numbers for Good, who will employ a participative methodology to give delegates the opportunity to reflect on and discuss the presentations and case studies during each of the sessions. Overall the day will explore how the right kind of finance can help tackle issues that need new solutions.

Speakers will include:

  • Zoe Burgess – Bridges Fund Management
  • Jim Clifford OBE – BWB Impact and Advisory
  • Luke Fletcher – Bates Wells Braithwaite
  • Ashley Horsey – Commonweal
  • Katy Jones – Big Issue Invest
  • Dominic Llewellyn – Numbers for Good
  • James Parkinson – Mayors Fund for London, GLA
  • Natalie Pinon – Social and Sustainable Capital
  • Chris Wright – Catch22

To find out more and to sign up visit: http://e3m.org.uk/financing-social-enterprise-innovation-in-public-services/.

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