• Big Society Capital, Cardano to invest up to £195m in affordable housing

    16 February 2022

    Cardano and Big Society Capital are targeting investments of up to £195 million ($265 million) in real estate fund strategies to address the shortage of affordable housing in the UK.

  • Big Society Capital targets £15bn UK social impact market by 2025

    16 September 2021

    Big Society Capital says it intends to catalyse the UK's social impact market to grow to as much as £15 billion ($21 billion) in size by 2025, as it launched a refreshed investment strategy.

  • Big Society Capital invests in UK accommodation for homeless

    11 June 2021

    Big Society Capital plans to invest alongside the UK government to provide about 200 homes for rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness.

  • People Moves 30th April: IGCC, Blackstone, Big Society Capital, ClimateCare, and more

    30 April 2021
  • 'Next generation' of social impact funds claim Big Society Capital award

    27 April 2021

    A proposed fund that looks to purchase 'distressed' assets and lease back the properties to social and community enterprises, initially on a rent-free basis, was among the winners of a competition to identify ideas for new impact funds.

  • Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust makes first investments

    22 January 2021

    Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust has used most of the proceeds from its December initial public offering (IPO) to make seven investments valued at a combined £39.2 million ($53.5 million).

  • Schroder BSC social impact IPO raises £75m, falls short of target

    17 December 2020

    The first-of-its-kind Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust raised £75 million ($102 million) from an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange - but fell short of its £100 million target.

  • 'World-first' gender-lens property fund launches

    14 December 2020

    A 'world-first' fund aiming to invest in affordable, safe and secure homes for vulnerable women has been launched, with an initial £15.5 million ($21 million) in investments.

  • Schroders, Big Society Capital target £100m social impact IPO

    23 November 2020

    Schroder Big Society Impact Trust aims to raise £100 million ($134 million) from an initial public offering (IPO) for a first-of-its-kind social impact investment trust it hopes will eventually grow to £500 million in size.

  • Investors back Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing

    10 November 2020

    A Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing has been published with support from a group of UK-based investors including M&G, Insight and Legal & General.