Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital

Transforming social investment

Investment Fund Manager | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela | Income/Productivity Growth

 

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Big Society Capital is a financial institution with a social mission set up to build the social investment market in the UK so that charities and social enterprises can access appropriate repayable finance to enable them to grow become more sustainable and increase their impact on society. It is doing this by building a diverse social investment market encouraging investors to lend or invest money to achieve a social as well as a financial return.Since it was set up as an independent organisation in 2012 Big Society Capital has signed more than 160 million in investments to specialist organisations who lend to charities and social enterprises. Over five years Big Society Capital will be capitalised with approximately 600 million from a combination of English dormant bank accounts and the four main UK high street banks.

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Big Issue Invest

Backing enterprises that tackle poverty and inequality

Big Issue Invest (BII) is the social investment arm of...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Access to Financial Services

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

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Nigel Kershaw Obe

ClearlySo

Bringing impact to investment.

ClearlySo is Europe s leading impact investment bank working...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Access to Financial Services

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Europe

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Rodney Schwartz

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (EF)

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK.

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (EF) is one of the largest independent...

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Generate Funds for Charitable Giving
Community Development

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and

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    New Fetter Place
    8-10 New Fetter Lane
    London EC4A 1AZ
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela



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