A European lowlands-centricity has emerged almost by accident today, interesting reading throughout:
How Can Europe’s Cities Ensure Citizens Have The Right Skills?
Rotterdam was the first city in continental Europe to use a social impact bond, a relatively new financial mechanism based on a “pay for success” model.
DC Water, Goldman Sachs & Calvert Foundation Pioneer Environmental Impact Bond
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Social Impact Fund
The ABN AMRO Social Impact Fund has financed three Buzinezzclub projects via a social impact bond – in Rotterdam, Utrecht and Eindhoven
Continuing our series of great graphics on the PFS topic curated in Pinterest in my “Future of Finance” board:
SIB ‘Werken in Duitsland’ in het kort (“working in Germany” – diagram in Dutch)