Five lessons from five years

Episode 5 - The past, present and future of social investment

February 09, 2021 Access Season 1 Episode 5
Five lessons from five years
Episode 5 - The past, present and future of social investment
Show Notes

Social investment has been on a long and involved journey with the pace of adoption having gained traction in recent years. For Access, a lasting legacy for social investment is part of their reason for being. When they cease to exist in 5 years’ time, Access hopes for a future in which social investment is part of the ‘norm’ for investment by organisations and individuals. 

In this discussion an expert panel covers their perspectives on social investment: why it has been so successful and how to ensure it continues to be so in the years ahead. 

The guests featured in this podcast are:
•Rt Hon Nick Hurd – Chair of the Board of Trustees at Access - The Foundation or Social Investment 
•Vidhya Alakeson – CEO at Power 2 Change 
•Sara Llewellin – CEO at The Barrow Cadbury Trust 
•Anna Shiel – Head of Origination at Big Society Capital