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Social Stock Exchange appoints John Elkington to chair admissions panel

London, May 6th 2015 – The Social Stock Exchange – the UK’s new market for impact – has today announced the appointment of John Elkington as Chairman of its independent Admissions Panel.

The panel is made up of ten experts from finance and the social sector that collectively provide independence, trust, authority and oversight. When a company or other issuer makes an application their Impact Report is reviewed by the Admissions Panel to determine if the company is a true social impact business and therefore eligible for admission to the Exchange.

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New market segment

The Social Stock Exchange is delighted to announce the creation of a new market segment dedicated to Social Stock Exchange member companies on the ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange (ISDX). ISDX is a Recognised Investment Exchange operating a regulated market and a growth market. This initiative will help unlock access to capital for impact business of all sizes as well as provide a secondary market for these securities.

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Social Stock Exchange launches second annual research book

London, January 20th, 2015 - the Social Stock Exchange – the UK’s home of investing for impact – has today launched its second annual research book. Produced by leading investment intelligence firm Edison, the guide provides an overview of the impact investing market, as well as profiling each of the Social Stock Exchange’s member firms.

The theme of impact investing is increasingly finding itself at the top of the agenda for forward thinking asset managers. There is a growing concern amongst clients who want to show a degree of responsibility in how they invest, and the idea of impact – where there is a measurable social or environmental benefit alongside a financial performance – addresses this need.

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SSX Membership

Connecting impact companies to impact investors at scale

Impact Investor is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ place for retail investors who want to discover, understand and act upon impact investing opportunity.

It is designed and written to cater for a broad spectrum of people, who have one common purpose; to seek new investment opportunities that actively provide positive social and potential financial returns.

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Industry News

The Fracking Debate

At the start of this week the county council of Lancashire, in the north-west of England, did something quite astonishing. Much to everyone’s surprise it voted down a planning application by a company called Cuadrilla to start ‘fracking’ in the county.

Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom

A thoughtful and fascinating piece has been published by Oxfam’s Erinch Sahan, in which he gently takes to task the impact investing industry for its ‘do-gooder’ profile.

Company News

Director/PDMR Shareholding

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Director/PDMR Shareholding

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Share Option Grant

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