Profit + purpose
“We are at the beginning of a new era for purpose-driven businesses”, at least that’s the argument made by Arianna Huffington in launching a new platform (sponsored by my old firm PwC) to celebrate the diverse ways in which the tone of business, both large and small, is changing. There are some gems in there so take a look.
Nesta’s top tips on impact measurement
In impact measurement, “like all early stage markets, systems, standards and structure have yet to be formed”. To help speed this learning up Nesta released a report (summary here) explaining their experience of impact measurement from their social investments. Among them: keep iterating, use it to avoid mission drift and remember to invest in measurement!
A world without work- should we be excited or terrified?