Alfie Mullan: Why I’m attending the Social Investment Academy
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Alfie Mullan: Why I’m attending the Social Investment Academy

As I see it – life ain’t always fair.  You can work hard, have good intentions and the like, but sometimes that doesn’t cut it.  I feel immensely fortunate and privileged to have the life I have and I know my clients all feel the same, whatever their story and whatever their struggle.  I also […]

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PRESS RELEASE: First UK social investment manual launches for financial advisers

11 May 2017 FT Adviser press release here. Professional Adviser press release here. Worthstone, the impact investment hub for financial advisers, has launched the UK’s first social investment training manual and competency mark for financial advisers. The Adviser Competency Training (ACT) offers advisers the opportunity to learn about all key elements of social investment that […]

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Social Enterprise Case Study: The Together Group

The idea behind the “Together” model is simple: they create full-time jobs for ex-offenders by building new homes. On one hand, the ex-offenders earn a living wage, receive support and mentoring and develop new skills in areas such as painting and decorating, carpentry and plastering. At the other end, new properties are built, or empty […]

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Why should the investment community adopt the SDGs?

On the 12th October 2017, UN PRI and PwC published a report outlining “why the investment community should adopt an active role in achieving real world impact through implementation of the SDGs.” On the UN PRI website they outline the 5 key messages from the report: The SDGs represent the globally agreed world’s most pressing […]

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ACT: Meet the authors

The Adviser Competency Training for social investment textbook has been authored by experts in their respective fields. Read more about them below: Richard Child BA CFP™ Director, Paradigm Norton Richard is a certified Financial Planner and Director at Paradigm Norton Financial Planning. He chairs the Paradigm Norton Trust and is on the boards of two […]

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VIDEO: Resonance Bristol SITR Fund

  See below for an inspiring video from Resonance outlining the investment and impact of the Bristol SITR Fund. Subscribers can access the full review of this fund via the Social Investment Portal.