GIST News

COVID, virtual working and Computer Vision Syndrome

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).

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Health is made at home – hospitals are for repairs.

COVID-19 has told us that health is made at home – hospitals are for repairs. Our partner Lord Nigel Crisp, the former head of the English NHS, the world’s largest health system has written the following article on health and human flourishing. Nigel is featured in this year’s Investing for Global Impact Report: A Power […]

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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 […]

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Family Offices News

(in Partnership with Campden Wealth)

We are excited about our collaboration with Campden Wealth as we take the seminal impact Research study to the next level.  For more information about our long term partnership click here