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This blog is where our community connects and communicates about the challenges and issues they face in practising Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment. The views expressed here are not EVPA's views.


May 26, 2021
Euses

Social investors are key for the EU’s resilience and recovery

By Bianca Polidoro, Senior Policy Manager at EVPAThe European Social Economy Summit is taking place on 26-27 May 2021 and aims to strengthen the social economy in Europe. In this respect, the role of ...

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April 14, 2021

Why and how to set up a corporate impact fund

Key takeaways from the EVPA member meet-up on 1 April 2021....

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March 10, 2021
EMOF Colab re FB

World’s first private equity impact fund for independent media is fully deployed and impacting on communities

Emerging Media Opportunity Fund (EMOF) I, the world’s first private equity impact fund for independent media, is fully deployed....

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September 24, 2020
COVID Alliance

Building The COVID-19 Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs

By Saskia Bruysten, EVPA Board member and Co-Founder & CEO of the Yunus Social Business...

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June 15, 2020

We dropped the ball on climate protection in 2008 – we can’t afford to do it again

Peter Heller the co-founder and executive director of the Canopus Foundation, and member of EVPA talks about how COVID-19 seems to have pushed climate accountability further from our grasp.This articl...

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March 03, 2020
Good Fashion Fund investment opportunity blog 2020

Investment opportunity: Good Fashion Fund

The Good Fashion Fund is a first-of-its-kind initiative to create systemic change in the textile & apparel industry by financing the implementation of highly impactful & disruptive production ...

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February 19, 2020

A time to act

Last year marked C&A Foundation’s fifth anniversary. While the foundation celebrated five years of working with courageous partners and beneficiaries, allies and changemakers to make fashion a for...

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February 18, 2020

Interview with AXA and TADA on their corporate volunteering programme

As part of our course on Employee Engagement on 26-27 March 2020, we will have a site visit to AXA and TADA (ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir) and hear about how they have managed to build a successful corpor...

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November 27, 2017
Sib

Social Impact Bond by Smarter Futures

The Health Movement project aims to reduce the risk of developing Type-2-diabetes through the use of a social impact bond (SIB). The bond to be launched in 2019, is led by RISE Research Institutes of ...

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