April 2019 Social Impact News and Research Roundup

Alexandra Nemeth

Senior Manager, Content Marketing & Storytelling at MovingWorlds

You Should Know This

The world population will grow to over 11 billion in the next 80 years. Feeding, housing, and powering this population will be no easy task, but this interactive report from the Global Environmental Outlook shares the challenges and opportunities ahead.

You Should Read This

The United Nations released the 2019 report on financing for sustainable development. The 208 page report outlines what governments must do (from a financing perspective) to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. We recommend reading the much shorter overview. Key message: If we want to make realizing the SDGs by 2030 a reality, we need to accelerate our progress by adopting long-term thinking and systemic changes.

You Should Attend This

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 Social Capital Conference — the premier gathering of impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good. As a follower of MovingWorlds, you’re eligible to share our $250 discount. Register here and use code NP_MovingWorlds at checkout.

If you’re a social entrepreneur looking for sponsorship and business support, apply to SOCAP’s generous scholarship & acceleration program here by June 1.

You Should Follow This

Our new series, #FollowSocEnt, will keep you informed on the latest social enterprise trends, best practices, and stories from the cutting edge of impact innovation.

You Should Watch This

Join this live presentation and Q&A, “#BeyondBuzzowrds: The Power of Paradox”, featuring author, speaker, and professor, Wendy Smith.