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The EU budget 2014-2020 and the Social Business Initiative

Commissioned by E!Sharp as part of the series “How to spend the EU budget” and published 9 January 2012, orginal article here. Photo: Spiegel online. Lauri Wylie’s 1963 comedy sketch “Dinner for One” has become a cult classic across Europe … Continue reading

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Task force for a European Social Investment Facility

Published 1 December 2011, http://www.alliancemagazine.org, orginal article here. Fiscal consolidation within the European Union means that a stronger social economy is required to deliver where the state can no longer. More non-public capital must be attracted for this purpose via … Continue reading

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European Social Investment Facility – to finance the social economy

Commissioned by E!Sharp, Brussels based Journal – 23 Oct 2011 Fiscal consolidation within the European Union means that a stronger social economy is required to underpin the creation of socio-economic prosperity where the state no longer has the resources to … Continue reading

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Dear Dr Doom, Dr Hope here…

Originally published in Portuguese for EXIT Magazine No27 “Change Management in the Third Sector: myth or revolution?”, Jun-Dec 2011, read original on pg 38 in Portuguese here, and English here The world is not ending but the world of finance … Continue reading

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Britain and Europe : There’s no need to be down and out in London and Paris (or Brussels for that matter)

Article for the ResPublica Fringe Magazine 2011 “Essays and Articles from selected political party conference partners” (download magazine here, article on pg 17). 2011, Jointly written for ResPublica by: Filippo Adarrii (Euclid Network) & Karl H Richter (JenLi Foundation) & … Continue reading

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JP Morgan has heralded impact investment as a distinct asset class – but is there a fly in the ointment?

Published 21 April 2011, http://www.alliancemagazine.org, orginal article here. J P Morgan’s seminal report Impact Investments: An emerging asset class, published in November 2010, is the watershed proclamation that impact investment is going mainstream – so wherein lies the rub?

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Social Investment Funds – selected case studies

Originally prepared for Euclid Network, see here. This short paper is intended as an introduction to the broad spectrum of Social Investment Funds, with the purpose of stimulating debate about the characteristics and variation of these funds. There is an … Continue reading

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