Sir Ronald Cohen

The crash of 2008 undoubtedly cast financiers and bankers as the villains of society. Trust and confidence in financial institutions plummeted to an all time low. But amidst the aftermath of the crash, we shouldn't forget that financial markets can be a force for good.
In the run up to the G8 meeting next week, social impact investment took a major step forward on 6 June as the UK Government hosted a G8 Forum drawing together sector leaders from G8 nations and beyond.
David Cameron’s Big Society Bank was launched on Friday with £600m to invest in charities and social enterprises. Now named