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Mark Campanale

Conference Report Mark Campanale 1 December 2013

Accelerating the accelerators: SoCap pre-event

SoCap2013 brought together 1,600 of the world’s keenest and most inspirational social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and social investors for a week of ideas sharing and deal making. Founded in San Francisco, SoCap is an exploration of …

Book review Mark Campanale 1 September 2013

Slow Investing: How your money can transform the world

The ten expert authors of Slow Investing: How your money can transform the world may have been consciously writing their treatises on the new uses of money just as the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement was …

News Mark Campanale 1 June 2013

Carbon Tracker aims to avert carbon bubble risks

As governments convene for their annual climate change talks in Bonn, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is just about to pass the symbolically important 400ppm level for the first time ever [1].  …

Conference Report Mark Campanale 1 December 2012

How can accelerators help? Reflections from SoCap2012

The opening ceremony at SoCap2012 came alive when five young entrepreneurs stood up and pitched their businesses, Dragon’s Den-style, to over 1,500 conference attendees. The initiatives included the Kytabu Project, a low-cost computer tablet that …

Analysis Mark Campanale 1 June 2010

Bring on the social stock exchange

Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools plc, Parry People Movers, Good Energy plc, Radicle Projects, Eaga plc and Adilli are all social businesses that have chosen to ‘go public’ and be listed on a stock exchange. The …

Special feature Mark Campanale 1 September 2007

What about the assets?

In April, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation created a $100 million programme to support research intended to encourage policies aimed at reducing the threat of global warming (see p27). Eric Heitz, president of the Energy …