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The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has announced that an extra £37m would be made available for social enterprises.

Speaking by voice message at Voice08, a conference on social enterprise in Liverpool,...

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Mayoral candidate Boris Johnson has urged London's booming financial services industry to give back some of the vast sums of money it makes in the City to help the capital’s...

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The Conservative party has plans to make London the world’s “undisputed leader in green finance” with its proposal to create the first trading market for green technology companies, reports the...

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Social enterprises struggle to marry financial sustainability with core missions and it is unreasonable to expect them to do so, says a new report from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

The...

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The UK’s sweet tooth just got a sustainable kick as Tate & Lyle announces that its sugar sold in shops is to be Fairtrade accredited.

This will make the company the...

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A new report by McKinsey, the management consultancy, shows that few companies feel that their philanthropy programmes are meeting their objectives.

The report, The state of corporate philanthropy: a McKinsey global...

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In a remarkable act of artistic philanthropy a collection of postwar and contemporary art worth £125m has been donated to the nation.

The London dealer Anthony d'Offay is giving almost his...

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A US-based provider of independent investment advice and research to institutional investors and private clients has announced the launch of the Mission Investing Group, dedicated to helping clients in the...

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A call for a new independent body to scrutinise charities’ performance and effectiveness was made last November by Martin Brookes, Director of Research at New Philanthropy Capital. His speech received a...

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The Office of the Third Sector (OTS) is looking for a chair and twelve members for its new advisory board to advise ministers, and the OTS in overseeing the implementation...

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