by Credit Suisse

Room to Read: the multiplier effect

Philanthropy alone won’t help reach the UN’s SDGs. If profit and purpose attended the same school and collaborated more closely, significant amounts of vital capital could be unlocked to help educate millions of children.

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The Value of Knowledge is a Financial Times multimedia series on how to meet the world’s changing knowledge needs. It explores the skills, education and investment strategies that will prove critical to global sustainable growth. With reporting from specialist FT journalists and the insights of leading learning experts, the series also includes original research from Credit Suisse on the ‘multiplier’ effect of education and the role impact investing can play.