Social finance: ownership challenges

21 Oct

The most recent column on social investment that I write for Third Sector magazine focused on social investment + finance, and the challenges + opportunities that arise from its current growth. Here’s an excerpt and a link to the original article:

“…we should never forget the importance of ownership. While Grameen is an extreme example of government intervention, the wider issue of social investment is bound up with ownership, whether we are talking about community shares, equity investments or institutional boards. Governance and ownership are at the heart of achieving the appropriate balance between the social and financial in investments and enterprises: something as true in Darlington as in Dhaka.”

Read the whole article here >>

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