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More than a quarter of the assets run by US fund managers are deemed as ‘sustainable’. How is 'sustainable' defined and who is keeping an eye on the credentials and the impact practice of these funds?
Here Rachel Tait, Programme Manager for the Inspiring Impact programme discusses how the programme is helping more charities figure out what impact measurement right for them and they can embed it in their day to day activities.
NPC Consultant Thomas Abrams explores whether recent trends toward 'purpose driven' or 'ethical' businesses are having the impact they could.
Charities and funders seem to be missing from all the parties' manifestos in the 2019 general election, but they will be a vital partner for any future government. NPC Head of Policy Leah Davis introduces our manifesto, which explores the openness required for the future relationship to have impact.
One of the most exciting things about State of the Sector 2020, is its potential to compare its findings with our original research conducted in 2017 to see what's changed. Iona Joy sadly left us this year but before she did she shared the changes she's seen in the state of the sector.
What can the social sector do to help tackle the homelessness crisis?
Richard Darlington shares what has been having an impact in the world of social sector policy influencing, despite the current challenging context.
The way we measure is almost as important as what we measure. Here Shubh Sharma, NPC Consultant sets out the ways measuring collaboratively can improve our work and break down power dynamics.
State of the sector, our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders is returning for 2020. Theo Clay, lead researcher on the project sets out what's changed, what's stayed the same, and what we hope to achieve.
What do charities and technology have in common? In many cases they're each about search & discovery, signposting & helping. But they do it with different goals. Tris Lumley, NPC Director of Innovation and Development shares his thinking on their respective roles and how they could help each other.
For a new transatlantic series of blogs, Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national network of funders in the USA which supports effective solutions to homelessness are sharing the lessons they have learnt. In this piece they discuss the importance of public sector partnerships to the issue.