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White Paper Examines Global Asset Managers’ Stewardship Reports and Recommends Data-Driven Approaches
Through an analysis of more than 40 stewardship reports, this white paper underscores the importance of incorporating forward-looking metrics, technology and industry-recognised frameworks to enhance transparency and accountability.
Maanch And UKSIF Partner To Accelerate Active Stewardship In The Asset Management Industry
This partnership comes at a time when the investment industry is seeking ways to align investment strategies with the pressing social and environmental challenges that face the world today.
Impact of Regulations & Technology
Delve into a thought-provoking discussion with Lindsey Stewart, an award-winning investment, finance, and communications expert with over two decades of experience, who brings his extensive knowledge and expertise to the forefront of the industry.
Top 3 Benefits of Using Engagement Tracker
For Investors grappling with the increasing market and regulatory pressure, here’s how an intuitive dashboard can optimise engagements with your portfolio companies.
Shaping Responsible Investing
Catch Julie McDowell, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in impact investing, discuss the realm of responsible investing and the necessary steps to create a sustainable and ethical economy.
Trends in ESG Stewardship and Engagement
A Conversation With Deborah Gilshan We are back with our next Interview series and are […]
Hi there, We believe embedding sustainability is an opportunity for businesses to create greater value […]
Why Including Net Zero Goals In Your ESG Strategy Should Be A Priority
In our last blog, we gave an introduction to what net zero is, why it […]
What Is Net Zero and How Can It Improve Your ESG Strategy?
In this article, we simplify the issue and explain what achieving net zero is and what it means to achieve it in 2022.
How To Get Your Company B Corp Certified
This article elaborates on the actual process of getting certified, digging deeper into the requirements that B Lab needs to give your company the seal of approval.
Why B Corp Certification Will Help Reach Your Company’s Sustainability Goals
In this article, we’ll clarify the above concerns while also highlighting how becoming B Corp certified will help you with your ESG strategy.
Hi there, Promoting board diversity, reshaping corporate policies and building an ESG strategy are some […]
Effective Engagement: Why and How Shareholders Engage
In this blog, we attempt to break down why engagements take place and its effectiveness in bringing positive change.
Is Engagement Or Divestment More Effective At Making A Change?
Talk of divestment is growing, but there is also a pressing debate as to whether or not it’s the most effective way to create change.
Hi there, ESG engagement in investment is becoming increasingly important. With the recent launch of […]
Phil Clark, ESG Investment Expert joins the Maanch Advisory Council
We are excited to announce that Phil Clark, former Global Head of Real Assets Equity […]
A Roundtable Discussion on ESG Engagement in Practice: An Investor’s Perspective
ESG engagement in investment is becoming increasingly important. With the recent launch of the Engagement […]
Greetings, Changing definitions and the evolving role of engagement within ESG has led to many […]
Actionable Impact Reporting: Where to start?
Many can testify that Impact Reporting has seen an increasing demand from both institutional donors […]
Why and How to Effectively Engage with Portfolio Companies
Increase in ESG Engagement There has been an increase in “noise” around ESG in recent […]
Join us for an Investor Q&A Breakfast
Founded in 2018, Maanch a Certified B Corp is an EIS eligible B2B SaaS platform […]
The Future of Mental Health Collective
At Maanch, we have been working to help create a Mental Health Dashboard for one […]
Greetings, The Financial Reporting Council (2020), in its UK Stewardship Code, defines stewardship as ‘the […]
What is Hindering Philanthropic Progress in the Mental Health Sector?
The lack of indicators in the global mental health sector is hindering its philanthropic progress. […]
Why a Shared Purpose is critical to bringing Positive Change in your Organisation
Purpose as a tool for growth To consider purpose as a prerequisite for sustainable business […]
Greetings, The UK 2020 Stewardship Code has led to an increase in responsible investment by […]
Technology & Investment Engagement: Lessons from Engine1’s engagement with ExxonMobil
Communication is something we might take for granted in our daily lives. However, the companies […]
Heart vs. Head: What should prevail when making charitable donations?
In the last century, there has been a great focus on the dichotomy between the […]
Greetings, This month, we are excited to bring to you our latest offering: The Impact […]
Greetings, Hope you’ve had a happy and healthy start to the new year. We at […]
Maanch advises euNetworks on social and environmental performance targets for its long term sustainably-linked infrastructure financing
16 December 2021 Maanch has advised euNetworks on its recently completed sustainability-linked infrastructure financing, working […]
Greetings, As we draw closer to the end of year, we at Maanch have a […]
Is there a generational gap when donating to charity?
“Out with the old, in with the new!?” The younger generation is taking on new […]
Accelerating Investor Impact with the Maanch Engagement Tracker
There is an ever-increasing importance placed on investing responsibly in order to solve the most […]
How can donors be more informed about the social impact of their charitable donations?
Individuals give to charity for a number of reasons, whether it be personal attachments or […]
Taking a look at the ‘S’ in ESG: How can Investor Engagement contribute to tackling top social issues?
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues aren’t treated equally. Determined by industry relevance and organisational […]
Greetings, We just got back from COP26 with tons of learnings, reflections and insights. Throughout […]
How Sustainable Finance and Debt can accelerate action towards the Sustainable Development Goals
Sianne Haldane, our Chief Impact Officer, recently delivered a short presentation at the UN Global […]
Accelerating Philanthropic Impact through the Maanch Funder Questionnaire
At Maanch, we are delighted to announce the release of our new Funder Questionnaire! Aimed […]
Join us for a Roundtable on Effective Engagement in Investment
When: 23rd November 2021, 8:30am-10am Where: The Investment Association, London Effective engagement in investment is […]
A Total Impact approach to Purpose & Performance
Why putting impact at the centre of purpose, strategy and performance is not just needed […]
COP26 and Beyond: Reimagining Global Growth to deliver the Paris Agreement
COP26 is fast approaching. It’s been seen by many as a landmark event for the […]
Greetings, When people donate to charities, they want their donation to make a positive difference […]
ESG: a Distraction or a Revolution?
ESG as a part of an organisation’s impact strategy ESG (in terms of issues relating […]
Taking a look at the ‘E’ in ESG: How can Investor Engagement contribute to tackling top environmental issues?
In parallel with a growing focus on ESG, active investor engagement has become an increasing […]
What are the Funder Challenges on the Road to Impact?
When people donate to charities, they want their donation to make a positive difference in […]
Greetings, Stewardship (or engagement) concerns the responsible oversight of capital to generate long-term impact returns […]
Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals
A prominent discussion in today’s complex world of impact is: “Are the UN SDGs enough […]
Regulating Engagement: Demonstrating Impact in Accordance with the 2020 Stewardship Code
In the last decade, the investment market has seen significant changes in approaches to ESG […]
Greetings, We are shifting to a new paradigm of stakeholder capitalism and responsible business. This […]
Creating Sustainable Businesses with Net Societal Impact
Growth and capital will follow companies that create value in the long-term for all stakeholders. […]
Regulating Engagement: Demonstrating Impact in Accordance with the FCA guidelines
Consumers are placing significant value on ESG-related investment opportunities. It is therefore essential that funds […]
ESG Engagement in Investment Management: The corporate perspective
Following our recent blog post concerning investor ESG engagement, we at Maanch wanted to look […]
Greetings, David Cumming, Chief Investment Officer for Equities at Aviva Investors, said: “Active investment and […]
The Power of Net Zero Pensions
At Maanch we wanted to match our pensions with our values. For that reason, we […]
Education: The essential part of a refugee’s journey
14-20th June marked Refugee Week, which this year had the theme of “We Cannot Walk […]
Investor ESG Engagement: What is it and why does it matter?
What do we mean by engagement? Engagement is a relational process between investors and companies. […]
Greetings, After years of research and working with industry clients and experts we found that […]
Five Strategies for Creating Sustainable Businesses
Businesses can’t succeed in a failing society. 21st century companies need to deliver shared value […]
How a Coffee Company Measured their Impact with Maanch
Caffé Carlito is a second generation family run coffee roasting business located in Ticino, Switzerland. […]
Closing the Maanch Coronavirus Relief Fund: Lessons learnt on tech, due diligence, and collective giving
An immediate response in the face of crisis In March 2020 the WHO officially declared […]
Impact Measurement- Challenges and Opportunities
Social impact investors, as well as charitable organisations and social enterprises, are increasingly faced with […]
The relationship between mental health and biodiversity
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on people’s mental health. In a recent […]
Greetings, Racial justice and the global demand for climate action on the climate crisis are […]
“Sustainability” in the time of climate crisis
Sustainability has always been central to the Maanch message. As an organisation, we’ve been deep […]
Racial Justice and Climate Action
From the 1st– 12th of November this year, the UK will be hosting the 26th […]
Greetings, Most recently, the UK became the first country to implement a mandatory Taskforce on […]
Climate Justice and its implications on society and the environment
Last month, we celebrated B-Corp month – a month to raise awareness of all things […]
The Future of Philanthropy in the UK
Most reports agree on one thing: Philanthropy is changing. “Philanthropy can no longer be about […]
Greetings, The UK investment management industry is the second largest investmentmanagement centre in the world […]
Demystifying the UK ESG Investing Ecosystem
The UK is well-positioned to maintain and strengthen its position as a global leader in […]
Creating a Business Culture of Sustainability
The Brundtland Report defines sustainable development as ‘development that meets the needs of the present […]
What is Circular Financing?
Adopting the 3 key principles of the circular economy: (i) design out waste and pollution, […]
Transitioning into the ESG space: For senior leaders and managers
Prior to the pandemic, a reason behind the lag of the business community in embracing […]
Greetings, ESG investing has reached a new maturity with new disclosure requirements for both corporates […]
ESG & going beyond risk mitigation
Sustainability and Impact don’t only concern the ESG risks, business model, strategy and competitive positions […]
2021 Outlook: ESG Trends and beyond
Currently , the ESG integration seems to be one of the few pathways out of […]
How is Maanch committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
At Maanch, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Agenda 2030 is our to-do list. […]
Maanch joins the UN Global Compact Network UK
Today, we are pleased to announce that we have joined the United Nations Global Compact […]
Greetings, 2020 was not what any of us expected. Yet thinking back to where we […]
The Importance of Social Emotional and Ecological Knowledge (SEEK)
Current education systems in most countries do not prepare children to thrive. Most systems have […]
Challenges in identifying, tracking and reporting for impact, and how to tackle them – A report by The Haller Foundation
Haller Foundation provides a model for economic development that is both sustainable and environmentally sound, […]
Tech, Impact and the Future of Philanthropy
Being an effective philanthropist requires as much thought as a good investment. It’s worth the […]
Greetings, As this whirlwind of a year is coming to an end, we feel a […]
Car Free Cities & its Implications on Climate Crisis
There’s a problem and it’s hiding in plain sight in our cities. Can you spot […]
Grants to look out for: funding opportunities currently available
We’ve put together a Christmas list of some funding opportunities we’ve come across over the […]
Philanthropy: How to ensure that good intentions translate into positive outcomes
Much like an entrepreneurial business, philanthropy is a journey of testing, learning and adapting. Whilst […]
National Tree Week and the UN SDGs – How to tackle climate change, one tree at a time
This National Tree Week, we wanted to acknowledge the part tree planting has to play […]
Greetings, The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly as a […]
How to Reallocate Capital for Impact?
2020 might just be that watershed year that redefines the impact ecosystem. The pandemic has […]
Darshita Gillies of Maanch recognised as Meaningful Business 100 Leader for 2020
Award recognises outstanding business leaders, across the world, who are combining profit and purpose to […]
Join us for our latest Fundraising Round
Every Friday, 30th October 2020 onwards // 8 – 9 am BST Register to join […]
Greetings, I’m emotional and thrilled as I watch our Maanch family grow and flourish. Today, I want […]
What can we learn from Corporations committing to Climate Action: A Step-by-Step Guide to get started on your Climate Action Plan
Stakeholder primacy has gained centre stage with the activism surrounding it – as clear from […]
The centrality of SDG 16 in the fight against modern slavery – How can your business make a difference?
In our September newsletter we discussed the difficulty of investing in SDG16. This is a […]
#BuildBackBetter with SDG16 Greetings, Compassion and a strong moral compass is essential as we move […]
#BuildBackBetter with SDG16
The world is witnessing the worst global health crisis, as of 27 August 2020, 24M […]
7 Effects of COVID-19 on Refugee Employment
Refugees already face an extensive range of barriers when looking for work in the UK, […]
Accelerating Impact with a renewed strategic focus: David Stead of CAF joins Maanch
During the course of our two and a half year journey here at Maanch, we’ve […]
Gender equality in the time of COVID-19 Greetings, As we navigate through this global health […]
Unique Challenges facing Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Though earlier data indicates that the mortality rate due to Covid-19 may be higher for […]
Partnering for a better tomorrow Greetings, 2 years ago, we set out on a path […]
Millennials and wealth: What will this mean for giving?
It is said that the world’s richest 1% own 45% of the world’s wealth: Credit […]
The Trillion Dollar Question
Since the beginning of the pandemic associated with Covid-19 we have had numerous discussions with […]
Uniting a Global Response Towards Coronavirus Relief Greetings, We have been hard at work this […]
Maanch Turns 2! Greetings, We’ve made it past the death valley, where 80% of startups […]
Time for Philanthropists to Rise
We live in overwhelming times. We’ve faced a global pandemic that’s left us reeling. The […]
Giving Tuesday Now
Personally I have always been skeptical about giving. I grew up in Mumbai in a […]
Together We Will Move Forward Hello, We hope you & your loved ones are keeping […]
Coronavirus: Not Just a Healthcare Crisis
I did a talk recently and thought I could share four pertinent thoughts based on […]
5 Simple Tips to Optimise your ‘Work From Home’ Experience
As coronavirus continues to rapidly spread around the globe, millions are now self isolating & […]
The CoronaVirus Respond Fund
We Rise By Lifting Others Greetings,We hope that you and your loved ones are doing […]
Unity is Power Greetings, Maanch is proud to be a female-founded, women-led organisation. This month […]
Dear Women, ‘This is what we can do in 2020 to enable a fair future for all.’
International Women’s Day is tomorrow, 8 March. All month long we are celebrating women around […]
Driving Stakeholder Engagement & Collaboration Greetings, We’ve had a busy start to 2020! One of […]
WEF 2020 Recap: Top 5 Learnings from Davos
Fresh off a buzz from a trip to the World Economic Forum’s 50th Anniversary, I […]
Team Maanch Attends Davos 2020: World Economic Forum Updates
“Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fueling the flames by the hour” […]
SEIS/EIS Investment Opportunity: Maanch Seed Round
Friday 13 December // 8:30 – 10:00am The Conduit, 40 Conduit St, Mayfair, London W1S […]
It’s event season for Maanch! With the launch of our platform creeping closer and closer, […]
We’re building a thriving community of charities on Maanch! A huge warm welcome to our […]
The Plastic Pollution Crisis
It was International Plastic Bag Free Day on 3rd July and we’ve taken this opportunity […]
Maanch wins Startup of the Year !
Team Maanch were absolutely thrilled to be in receipt of India Inc’s UK India Award […]
Rounding Up COP27: Key Developments for Investors and Companies
When we close our eyes and think of a net-zero world, most of us probably […]
Challenges and Opportunities in ESG Engagement
A Conversation with Sally Bridgeland Today is our first of many blogs in this new […]