Cicero Group's social finance in the UK report launch

This October saw the launch of Cicero Group's new report into the social finance market in the UK.


  1. Social Finance report front cover
    Social Finance report front cover
  2. Challenges and opportunities in social finance in the UK:
  3. The chairman's introduction
    The chairman's introduction
  4. Chairing the debate, Cicero director Iain Anderson gives an introduction to 'what is social finance?'
  5. Cicero researcher and the author of the report, Ellie Howard, provides the panel and audience her initial findings from the report.
  6. Big Society Capital's Keith Starling is the first to speak.
  7. Simon Steeden of solicitors Bates Wells and Braithwaite (BWB LLP) is next to speak.
  8. Deutsche Bank's Head of Strategy, Tina Lee, was next to speak. She said the bank was told two years about social finance and they  'got it' quickly.
  9. Engaged Investment's Karl Richter delivers his thoughts. Richter is building an index for social investments, which he notes does not exist for the sector in the same way it does for mainstream financial investments.
  10. The final speaker to give his views was Nigel Kershaw OBE, the Chief Executive of Big Issue Invest.