The time we spend in front of tablets, computers and smartphones – defined as screen-time – has drastically increased in the last decade, and this may cause what is now known as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
Social finance and social investment.
Social finance and social investment: helping communities down through the ages and during Covid-19 The concepts of social finance and social investment are seen as new, but in fact are one of the oldest form of philanthropy. Take Thomas Firmin’s response to unemployment and destitution following the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the […]
Impact: Reshaping capitalism to drive real change.
Sir Ronald Cohen publishes new book, Impact: Reshaping capitalism to drive real change. Sir Ronald Cohen was featured in our Investing for Global Impact Report 2015, where he spoke about his experience of impact investment and his thoughts on the future of the field. He is someone often recognized as the father of impact investment […]
Learning from the next generation – European Family Office Forum
Learning from the next generation – European Family Office Forum – Nov 5th GIST are pleased to announce that one of the case studies within our 2020 Global Impact Report: A Power for Good, will be featured and brought to life in person through an hour-long, live interview with Kurt & Victoria Engelhorn, moderated by […]
Join GIST at the virtual Global Women’s Forum
Join GIST at the virtual Global Women’s Forum – Nov 18th-19th. As the world is lurching towards an unknown new normal with the pandemic, the Women’s Forum’s mission to redesign a more inclusive world becomes even more urgent and critical. When diversity might be at risk of losing its momentum worldwide, now is the time […]
“What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?”
“What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?” “What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?” This is a question answered by Megan Taylor and Gamil de Chadarevian of GIST Initiatives Ltd, in a new book “Demystifying Social Finance and Social Investment” to be published by Routledge on 29 October. You can pre-order this […]
In the news – IFGI 2020 Report
In the news – IFGI 2020 Report Our 2020 Investing for Global Impact Report was launched on the 13th of October and we are very pleased to have received so much media attention. So far we have been referenced on over 100 platforms, including; Reuters, Bloomberg TV, Investment International, Investment Week, and more. “High net-worth […]
Introducing the 2020 IFGI Report
Introducing the 2020 Investing for Global Impact Report. There is little doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year. In the midst of a global pandemic, social uprisings, and a climate change emergency, this study puts the role and responsibility of private wealth into focus. With impact investing being one of the most visible and […]
MIA Elevated to Great Taste Producer
MIA Elevated to Great Taste Producer A 2-star 2020 Great Taste Award for 65% Dark Chocolate Drops brought the brand’s total to five awards and qualified MIA to become a Great Taste Producer. Operated by the Guild of Fine Foods in London, the classification is in recognition of brands thatconsistently deliver high quality, award-winning products […]
Afya Rekod and the Association of Sisterhoods Kenya
Afya Rekod and the Association of Sisterhoods Kenya Afya Rekod has signed an agreement to launch with 45 mission hospitals run by the Association of sisterhoods of Kenya with over 325 nurses in the program as well. These hospitals see over 1.1m patients a year. We will be providing our COVID 19 guidance for remote […]