Entries by Sheena Pentin

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Changemaker Profiles: Naila Mir

Pursue Your Purpose, Make Your Mark.  Careers4Change has started this series of changemaker profiles to inspire and encourage those who are considering a career change to explore the options in the social impact sector and find their purpose.  We are keen to reinforce the message from social and impact investor leaders that impact entrepreneurs are […]

A reflection on 2020 & hope for 2021

According to the Deloitte survey on 2021 Global Human Capital Trends, it is now necessary to make “a fundamental mindset shift: from a focus on surviving to the pursuit of thriving.” From our learnings through this period, we must now build back better in 2021. Many are hoping that 1 January 2021 will be drastically different […]

Impact Investing Institute: First Year Anniversary

Impact Investing Institute are celebrating their first anniversary this week by hosting a virtual event– an interactive morning of engaging talks, panel discussions, special contributors and keynote presentations –on Thursday 26 November 2020 from 9am-1pm. UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, Mark Carney, will begin the anniversary event with a keynote speech. Register […]

IMPACT: Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Real Change

IMPACT by Sir Ronald Cohen — a must read according to our Founder, Sheena Pentin. His new book introduces the theory of the Impact Revolution: the idea that impact must be brought to the heart of our economic system. The Impact Revolution has begun to create momentum, changing our economies and influencing decisions regarding consumption, […]

Impact Investing World Forum 2020

This virtual online conference will take place from the 23-24 November 2020.  The 25 speakers include the likes of: Eugenia Koh, Head of Sustainable Investing at Standard Chartered; Rodney Schwartz, Founder and CEO at ClearlySo; and Nigel Kershaw OBE, Chair of Big Issue Invest. The agenda includes discussions around: ‘Building Back Better: achieving a global […]

Zoom in on the do’s and don’ts of virtual interviews

As we approach another period of lockdown here in the UK, the ‘virtual’ nature of recruitment will be ever more important. Many in the social sector have been adjusting to the new technologies for the interview process such as Zoom or MS Teams…. but not everyone is ready for the change or prepared to embrace […]

Are you exploring social impact investment as a career option?

Ethical investing, responsible finance, ESG, SRI, impact investing, social investment, good money…We have so many terms which reflect the power of money to make significant change in the world. Yet, it seems that the potential of creating sustainable outcomes through the use of capital for good is still a nascent phenomenon in some circles. Covid-19 […]

Fourth edition of ChangeNOW Summit to be held in Paris

The ChangeNOW Summit will take place in Paris from the 9-11 of March 2021 and, for the first time, be a multi-site event. The positive impact gathering, where key themes based on the SDGs are discussed, launched a general call to changemakers this month to join forces to build a sustainable future. There will be […]

Social Enterprise UK to host 2-day digital summit

Social Enterprise UK (SEUK), one of the leading social sector organisations, has arranged a 2-day digital summit to take place from the 25-26 of November. As Careers4Change mentioned last week, amongst the upheaval, we’ve seen the social enterprise sector respond to the pandemic and rise to its challenges in inspiring ways. This conference will allow […]

Launch of Doughnut Economics Action lab

Check out the freshly launched Doughnut Economics Action lab and the DEAL Community Platform – an emerging global movement of new economic thinking. If you are wanting to work within the social sector, or already are, this progressively renowned economics model is important to pursue as it aims to encourage the creation of 21st century […]