Social Finance Round Up: The Globe and Mail Continues Its Coverage of Social Finance
SocialFinance.ca produces a weekly round up featuring social finance related news, insights, job openings, and events. We source the content for these round ups from Twitter, an RSS reader, and directly from our community of social finance practitioners. Below is our round up for the week of April 4, 2011.
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Canadian and International News
Tara Perkins published Governments look to boost charity financing in the Globe and Mail
Hugh Wheelan published Canada’s Ontario to oblige pension funds to disclose ESG in new SIPP rules in Responsible Investor
Paul Tullis described Bloomerg’s Push for Corporate Sustainability in Fast Company
Liam Black posted about Friends of Grameen, and what really counts in social enterprise in Social Enterprise Live
Amy Domini posted Want to Make a Difference? Invest Responsibly in the Huffington Post
Naomi Smith posted A SOCAP introductory story in the official SOCAPEurope blog
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries published Group Looks to Team Tech Executives with Nonprofits in the Wall Street Journal
Social Finance Learning and Best Practices
Ontario Business Report published Social Entrepreneurs: Remaking the World, profiling social entrepreneurship in Ontario and the role of SiG@MaRS in driving it.
Camille Jensen described McConnell Foundation’s Strategy to Promote Social Finance in Axiom News
Matthew Kiernan posted Impact investing 2.0 – time for a new approach! in Responsible Investor
Joe Brewer posted Why Crowdfunding Isn’t Really About Money in Chaotic Ripple
Canadian Task Force on Social Finance Webinar: What Role Can the Community Sector Have in Advancing the Recommendations? (Toronto, ON)
April 5, 2011, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tim Draimin on Social Finance: Its Promise and Its Challenges (Toronto, ON)
April 7, 2011, Rotman School of Management, 5pm – 7pm
The Best (and Worst) Practices of Social Finance (Toronto, ON)
April 8, 2011, MaRS Discovery District, 12pm – 1:30pm
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