The shifting sands that welcome the Sustainable Development Goals

The Pope’s recent invitation to social activist Naomi Klein to join his forthcoming high-level environment conference is an indicator of the shifting sands which define the historical role

Divest for a better future

Ahead of Global Divestment Day tomorrow, guest blogger Piers Telemacque of the National Union of Students, outlines why he thinks that, contrary to many people's opinion, divestment can make a difference.

BuyPartisan app reveals companies' political affiliations

A new app has been launched that allows consumers to find out companies’ political donations and affiliations in seconds.

Philanthropists and foundations: Getting their climate act together

On Monday, a whole page ad appeared in the International New York Times, calling on the world’s philanthropic Trusts and Foundations to start getting their act t

Skanska offers investors a green bond

The property company will diversify its investor base thanks to a new bond to fund green commercial developments.

Edward Hanrahan on the barriers to scaling-up impact investment

ClimateCare’s Director says profit needn’t be a dirty word when it comes to impact investing, in Green Futures latest Q&A.

The Future of Social Impact Bonds in the US

A scenarios project to explore the future of social impact bonds in the United States of America

India's bill of good intentions

Today the “2% CSR” bill comes into force in India. From now on, companies worth more than INR 500 Crore (around £50M) will have to spend 2% of their average net profits on corporate social responsibility activities under the mandate.