Green is the new black in investing as billions of dollars pour into ethical funds and a rush of financial products with environment and social themes targets mainstream investors.
Ethical fund assets grew 62 per cent in 2015 to $52 billion, shows the latest Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) Benchmark Report. The sector has doubled in two years as responsible investing redefines the investment landscape.
Equitise has partnered with One10 to create Australia's first dedicated Deal Room and Equity Crowdfunding Platform for Impact Investments and Social Enterprise Startups.
Equitise and One10 brings the Australasian investment network together, providing a platform for high growth and innovative companies to partner with investors who believe in them. We make investing in companies accessible, efficient and safe for all investors. It's the modern way to raise capital.
Impact Investment Ready, a new initiative to help for purpose businesses and not-for-profit organisations explore potential impact investing activities and opportunities has been launched by Impact Investing Australia and Philanthropy Australia.
The Victorian Government has released a Social Enterprise Strategy, announcing $5 million in funding to further increase the impact of and innovation in the state’s social enterprise sector, build business capacity and skills, and improve market access.
As you know, here at ONE10 we want to make a real contribution to the success of your business which is why we provide a wealth of resources for you like our mentors, regular networking events and expert sessions, and now the dedicated One10 RecoHub.
Social entrepreneurship is experiencing some exciting key trends to watch in 2017. What was once a difficult venture to pursue is becoming easier as access to valuable resources increases and as more consumers hold corporations socially responsible.
Finding the right present for your loved ones can be difficult, but now disruptive social businesses are making giving a little bit easier, providing not only great gift ideas but ones that support charitable work here and overseas.