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What does social investment have to do with wildflowers?

Knapweed, meadow vetchling, yellow rattle, goldilocks buttercup, burnet saxifrage and devil’s-bit scabious: 97% of the lowland meadows where these wildflowers grow has been lost in the UK since World War Two.

So how can social investment, where an investor invests in order to make a financial return and a positive social impact, grow wildflowers too?

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