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Changemaker Profiles: Colleen Ebbitt

Pursue Your Purpose, Make Your Mark.  Careers4Change has started this series of changemaker profiles to inspire and encourage those who are considering a career change to explore the options in the social impact sector and find their purpose.  We are keen to reinforce the message from social and impact investor leaders that impact entrepreneurs are […]

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Changemaker profiles: Chris Colwell

Pursue Your Purpose, Make Your Mark.  Careers4Change started this series of changemaker profiles to inspire and encourage those who are considering a career change to explore the options in the social impact sector and find their purpose.  We are keen to reinforce the message from social and impact investor leaders that impact entrepreneurs are at […]

Improving Gender Diversity: The State of Social Sector Recruitment

Women in the social sector should be celebrated for their achievements this year; from the WISE 100 women working in social enterprise and impact investing to those encouraging female entrepreneurship and playing vital roles in post-pandemic recovery. Gender lens investing is expected to continue its rapid growth, and from an economic perspective, it is becoming […]

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Changemaker Profiles: Naila Mir

Pursue Your Purpose, Make Your Mark.  Careers4Change has started this series of changemaker profiles to inspire and encourage those who are considering a career change to explore the options in the social impact sector and find their purpose.  We are keen to reinforce the message from social and impact investor leaders that impact entrepreneurs are […]

A reflection on 2020 & hope for 2021

According to the Deloitte survey on 2021 Global Human Capital Trends, it is now necessary to make “a fundamental mindset shift: from a focus on surviving to the pursuit of thriving.” From our learnings through this period, we must now build back better in 2021. Many are hoping that 1 January 2021 will be drastically different […]

Impact Investing Institute: First Year Anniversary

Impact Investing Institute are celebrating their first anniversary this week by hosting a virtual event– an interactive morning of engaging talks, panel discussions, special contributors and keynote presentations –on Thursday 26 November 2020 from 9am-1pm. UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, Mark Carney, will begin the anniversary event with a keynote speech. Register […]

IMPACT: Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Real Change

IMPACT by Sir Ronald Cohen — a must read according to our Founder, Sheena Pentin. His new book introduces the theory of the Impact Revolution: the idea that impact must be brought to the heart of our economic system. The Impact Revolution has begun to create momentum, changing our economies and influencing decisions regarding consumption, […]

Impact Investing World Forum 2020

This virtual online conference will take place from the 23-24 November 2020.  The 25 speakers include the likes of: Eugenia Koh, Head of Sustainable Investing at Standard Chartered; Rodney Schwartz, Founder and CEO at ClearlySo; and Nigel Kershaw OBE, Chair of Big Issue Invest. The agenda includes discussions around: ‘Building Back Better: achieving a global […]

Zoom in on the do’s and don’ts of virtual interviews

As we approach another period of lockdown here in the UK, the ‘virtual’ nature of recruitment will be ever more important. Many in the social sector have been adjusting to the new technologies for the interview process such as Zoom or MS Teams…. but not everyone is ready for the change or prepared to embrace […]

Are you exploring social impact investment as a career option?

Ethical investing, responsible finance, ESG, SRI, impact investing, social investment, good money…We have so many terms which reflect the power of money to make significant change in the world. Yet, it seems that the potential of creating sustainable outcomes through the use of capital for good is still a nascent phenomenon in some circles. Covid-19 […]