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Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Know your impact: evolving social investment from enthusiasm to evidence

I’ve written a paper looking at the social investment field. It covers:

  • what’s been achieved
  • how the UK ecosystem took shape
  • what challenges lie ahead

Comments and criticisms on the draft paper are welcome as always.

Download the paper


Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Chief Executive Officer

Geoff Mulgan was Chief Executive of Nesta from 2011-2019.

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