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Blog

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 […]

Read More September 16, 2021
Newsletter

September Newsletter

Greetings, Stewardship (or engagement) concerns the responsible oversight of capital to generate long-term impact returns […]

Read More September 15, 2021
Blog

Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals

A prominent discussion in today’s complex world of impact is: “Are the UN SDGs enough […]

Read More September 8, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More August 24, 2021
Newsletter

August Newsletter

Greetings, We are shifting to a new paradigm of stakeholder capitalism and responsible business. This […]

Read More August 13, 2021
Blog

Creating Sustainable Businesses with Net Societal Impact

Growth and capital will follow companies that create value in the long-term for all stakeholders. […]

Read More August 13, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More August 6, 2021
Blog

ESG Engagement in Investment Management: The corporate perspective

Following our recent blog post concerning investor ESG engagement, we at Maanch wanted to look […]

Read More July 16, 2021
Newsletter

July Newsletter

Greetings, David Cumming, Chief Investment Officer for Equities at Aviva Investors, said: “Active investment and […]

Read More July 12, 2021
Blog

The Power of Net Zero Pensions

At Maanch we wanted to match our pensions with our values. For that reason, we […]

Read More June 25, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More June 21, 2021
Blog

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. […]

Read More June 16, 2021
Newsletter

June Newsletter

Greetings, After years of research and working with industry clients and experts we found that […]

Read More June 10, 2021
Blog

Five Strategies for Creating Sustainable Businesses

Businesses can’t succeed in a failing society. 21st century companies need to deliver shared value […]

Read More June 9, 2021
Case Studies

How a Coffee Company Measured their Impact with Maanch

Caffé Carlito is a second generation family run coffee roasting business located in Ticino, Switzerland. […]

Read More May 26, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More May 26, 2021
Blog

Impact Measurement- Challenges and Opportunities

Social impact investors, as well as charitable organisations and social enterprises, are increasingly faced with […]

Read More May 18, 2021
Blog

The relationship between mental health and biodiversity

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on people’s mental health. In a recent […]

Read More May 13, 2021
Newsletter

May Newsletter

Greetings, Racial justice and the global demand for climate action on the climate crisis are […]

Read More May 11, 2021
Blog

“Sustainability” in the time of climate crisis

Sustainability has always been central to the Maanch message. As an organisation, we’ve been deep […]

Read More May 5, 2021
Blog

Racial Justice and Climate Action

From the 1st– 12th of November this year, the UK will be hosting the 26th […]

Read More April 28, 2021
Newsletter

April Newsletter

Greetings, Most recently, the UK became the first country to implement a mandatory Taskforce on […]

Read More April 14, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More April 9, 2021
Blog

The Future of Philanthropy in the UK

Most reports agree on one thing: Philanthropy is changing. “Philanthropy can no longer be about […]

Read More April 8, 2021
Newsletter

March Newsletter

Greetings, The UK investment management industry is the second largest investmentmanagement centre in the world […]

Read More March 12, 2021
Blog

Demystifying the UK ESG Investing Ecosystem

The UK is well-positioned to maintain and strengthen its position as a global leader in […]

Read More March 11, 2021
Blog

Creating a Business Culture of Sustainability

The Brundtland Report defines sustainable development as ‘development that meets the needs of the present […]

Read More March 8, 2021
Blog

What is Circular Financing?

Adopting the 3 key principles of the circular economy: (i) design out waste and pollution, […]

Read More March 4, 2021
Blog

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 […]

Read More February 22, 2021
Newsletter

February Newsletter

Greetings, ESG investing has reached a new maturity with new disclosure requirements for both corporates […]

Read More February 15, 2021
Blog

ESG & going beyond risk mitigation

Sustainability and Impact  don’t  only concern the ESG risks, business model, strategy and competitive positions […]

Read More February 11, 2021
Blog

2021 Outlook: ESG Trends and beyond

Currently , the ESG integration seems to be one of the few pathways out of […]

Read More February 10, 2021
Blog

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. […]

Read More February 2, 2021
Blog

Maanch joins the UN Global Compact Network UK

Today, we are pleased to announce that we have joined the United Nations Global Compact […]

Read More January 21, 2021
Newsletter

January Newsletter

Greetings, 2020 was not what any of us expected. Yet thinking back to where we […]

Read More January 15, 2021
Blog

The Importance of Social Emotional and Ecological Knowledge (SEEK)

Current education systems in most countries do not prepare children to thrive. Most systems have […]

Read More January 12, 2021
Blog

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, […]

Read More January 6, 2021
Blog

Tech, Impact and the Future of Philanthropy

Being an effective philanthropist requires as much thought as a good investment. It’s worth the […]

Read More December 17, 2020
Newsletter

December Newsletter

Greetings, As this whirlwind of a year is coming to an end, we feel a […]

Read More December 16, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More December 15, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More December 15, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More December 10, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More November 30, 2020
Newsletter

November Newsletter

Greetings,  The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly as a […]

Read More November 13, 2020
Blog

How to Reallocate Capital for Impact?

2020 might just be that watershed year that redefines the impact ecosystem. The pandemic has […]

Read More November 12, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More October 21, 2020
Event

Join us for our latest Fundraising Round

Every Friday, 30th October 2020 onwards // 8 – 9 am BST Register to join […]

RSVP NOW October 21, 2020
Newsletter

October Newsletter

Greetings, I’m emotional and thrilled as I watch our Maanch family grow and flourish. Today, I want […]

Read More October 13, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More October 12, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More October 8, 2020
Newsletter

September Newsletter

#BuildBackBetter with SDG16 Greetings, Compassion and a strong moral compass is essential as we move […]

Read More September 14, 2020
Blog

#BuildBackBetter with SDG16

The world is witnessing the worst global health crisis, as of 27 August 2020, 24M […]

Read More September 9, 2020
Blog

7 Effects of COVID-19 on Refugee Employment

Refugees already face an extensive range of barriers when looking for work in the UK, […]

Read More September 9, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More September 7, 2020
Newsletter

August Newsletter

Gender equality in the time of COVID-19 Greetings, As we navigate through this global health […]

Read More August 12, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More August 12, 2020
Newsletter

July Newsletter

Partnering for a better tomorrow Greetings, 2 years ago, we set out on a path […]

Read More July 20, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More June 30, 2020
Blog

The Trillion Dollar Question

Since the beginning of the pandemic associated with Covid-19 we have had numerous discussions with […]

Read More June 18, 2020
Newsletter

June Newsletter

Uniting a Global Response Towards Coronavirus Relief Greetings,  We have been hard at work this […]

Read More June 18, 2020
Newsletter

May Newsletter

Maanch Turns 2! Greetings, We’ve made it past the death valley, where 80% of startups […]

Read More June 18, 2020
Blog

Time for Philanthropists to Rise

We live in overwhelming times. We’ve faced a global pandemic that’s left us reeling. The […]

Read More May 14, 2020
Blog

Giving Tuesday Now

Personally I have always been skeptical about giving. I grew up in Mumbai in a […]

Read More May 5, 2020
Newsletter

April Newsletter

Together We Will Move Forward Hello, We hope you & your loved ones are keeping […]

Read More April 8, 2020
Blog

Coronavirus: Not Just a Healthcare Crisis

I did a talk recently and thought I could share four pertinent thoughts based on […]

Read More April 3, 2020
Blog

5 Simple Tips to Optimise your ‘Work From Home’ Experience

As coronavirus continues to rapidly spread around the globe, millions are now self isolating & […]

Read More March 27, 2020
Newsletter

The CoronaVirus Respond Fund

We Rise By Lifting Others Greetings,We hope that you and your loved ones are doing […]

Read More March 20, 2020
Newsletter

March Newsletter

Unity is Power Greetings, Maanch is proud to be a female-founded, women-led organisation. This month […]

Read More March 10, 2020
Blog

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 […]

Read More March 7, 2020
Newsletter

February Newsletter

Driving Stakeholder Engagement & Collaboration Greetings, We’ve had a busy start to 2020! One of […]

Read More February 11, 2020
Blog

WEF 2020 Recap: Top 5 Learnings from Davos

Fresh off a buzz from a trip to the World Economic Forum’s 50th Anniversary, I […]

Read More February 5, 2020
Blog

Team Maanch Attends Davos 2020: World Economic Forum Updates

“Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fueling the flames by the hour” […]

Read More January 22, 2020
Past Event

SEIS/EIS Investment Opportunity: Maanch Seed Round

Friday 13 December // 8:30 – 10:00am The Conduit, 40 Conduit St, Mayfair, London W1S […]

Read More November 29, 2019
Newsletter

October Newsletter

It’s event season for Maanch! With the launch of our platform creeping closer and closer, […]

Read More October 10, 2019
Newsletter

September Newsletter

We’re building a thriving community of charities on Maanch! A huge warm welcome to our […]

Read More September 12, 2019
Blog

The Plastic Pollution Crisis

It was International Plastic Bag Free Day on 3rd July and we’ve taken this opportunity […]

Read More July 9, 2019
Past Event

Maanch wins Startup of the Year !

Team Maanch were absolutely thrilled to be in receipt of India Inc’s UK India Award […]

Read More June 29, 2019