AN IMPACT INVESTING MODEL DESIGNED FOR AFRICA: WHY THE CONTINENT SHOULD EMBRACE SEARCH FUNDS
An Impact Investing Model Designed for Africa: Why the Continent Should Embrace Search Funds | Sun-Connect-NewsIn post-World War II England, the workers at Europe’s largest tire plant, Fort Dunlop, were at a standstill. The company, Dunlop Rubber, could not afford a specific carbon toughening agent that gave a tire its tread. Without this small but highly significant input, the factory’s 10,000 employees were out of work. Soon after, the Marshall Plan’s aid commenced, unlocked the toughening agent bottleneck. The plant went back to work and produced tires for the world to use.