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Using Innovative finance for new economic models in a new world

“We are at the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!” thundered climate activist Greta Thunberg at the 2019 UN General Assembly. The Swedish teenagers stinging words couldn’t be more accurate. To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and address the climate crisis requires …

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Building consensus through a new social compact

In South Africa there has been much talk about the need for a new social compact. Distrust of government and political parties is on the rise and the NGO-sector has lost credibility with scandals rocking organisations like Treatment Action Campaign and the Life Healthcare Esidemeni tragedy. There is also growing concern over the sustainability of corporate social investment initiatives and …