Philip Kirkpatrick tells the Telegraph that, despite building traction in the past few decades, the UK are only just realising the social and commercial benefits of the 'big society' movement.
In the wake of this movement, BWB helped to set up the Big Society Capital, the social investment bank which aims to make it easier for charities and community groups to access finance.
Philip states, “we live in a society which has always been hugely generous and highly entrepreneurial. The basic principles of businesses, charities and social organisations working together to try to overcome social problems is a very sound one”.
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Posted on 04/03/2015 in BWB In The MediaBack to Knowledge