Core Partners

SVT Group is an impact accounting, management and strategy firm for organizations who recognize the importance of maximizing value for stakeholders including and beyond shareholders. With unparalleled experience designing impact assessment and management systems, SVT Group equips organizations to grow value in a way that aligns with their values. Whether you’ve just heard of impact management, you’re refining your systems, or you’re fundamentally overhauling the way you do business, SVT Group’s experience, network and insights will help you succeed.

svtgroup.net


The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is the global champion of impact investing, dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate positive, measurable, social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The GIIN builds critical infrastructure and supports activities, education, and research that help accelerate the development of a coherent impact investing industry. IRIS+, a free, publicly available resource managed by the GIIN, is the generally accepted system for measuring, managing, and optimizing impact.

thegiin.org
iris.thegiin.org


B Lab is transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. A leader in economic systems change, B Lab’s global network creates standards, policies, and tools for business, and we certify companies—known as B Corps—who are leading the way. To date, B Lab has built a community that includes over 3,600 B Corps in 74 countries and 150 industries. Over 100,000 companies use B Lab’s B Impact Assessment and SDG Action Manager to measure and manage their impact.

bcorporation.net

The ImpactableX framework, designed for startups and impact funds solving the world's most pressing challenges, helps founders get really clear on core impact metrics and operations at a granular level. Leveraging research and data to inform key assumptions, ImpactableX’s unique impact modeling methodology generates powerful, certified analytics that enables organizations to optimize for both revenue and impact, collect impact data over time, and to rigorously articulate the full potential of their innovation to partners, customers and investors. ImpactableX was developed by GoodCompany Ventures, an award-winning accelerator and innovation consortium.

impactablex.com


Echoing Green finds, funds, connects, and supports new generations of social impact leaders. For more than 30 years, Echoing Green has been on the front lines of solving the world’s biggest problems. Through Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact. They provide seed-funding and leadership development to a new class of Fellows every year and welcome them into a lifelong community of leaders.

echoinggreen.org

Conveners.org builds powerful communities of practice for mission-driven leaders to connect, learn, and collaborate with each other. They develop programs, tools, and resources to unlock the collective potential of the Impact Ecosystem to change the world. They develop industry resources that break down organizational silos and enable mission-driven leaders to connect and learn from a powerful community of practice. Conveners.org manages Convening the Conveners and Accelerating the Accelerators, two flagship programs that bring together industry leaders within the Impact Ecosystem to coordinate, collaborate, and create measurable collective impact.

conveners.org


Impact Entrepreneur is the premier global network for "systems-minded" entrepreneurs, investors, scholars and students of social and environmental innovation, with 23,000+ members in 150+ countries. It is a center as well as a business development consulting company whose mission is "to create and support a global movement of impact entrepreneurs who are building an "impact economy" populated by triple bottom line businesses fueled by impact investments." Impact Entrepreneur, LLC consults "between the seams" of the Network, working with companies, investors, academia and the charitable sector. Clients include companies and investors working in renewable energy, blockchain/crypto, water, climate, new materials, sustainable fibers & clothing, literacy, food & nutrition, green building materials, microfinance, among other sectors.

impactalchemist.com


Zebras Unite is a founder-led, cooperatively owned movement creating the culture, capital, and community for the next economy. By bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and allies dedicated to building companies that balance both profit and purpose, Zebras Unite is building a grassroots movement of “Zebra” companies. These are businesses built by aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, media, and adjacent communities as the expression and signal of a forward-thinking, long-game economy and business culture where ambitious companies build the goods and services we need for the society we want to create. 

zebrasunite.mn.co

Village Capital builds bridges for entrepreneurs who are creating an inclusive and sustainable world. As the largest organization in the world supporting impact-driven, seed-stage startups, Village Capital connects high potential, early-stage entrepreneurs with the people, institutions, and capital they need to succeed. Since 2009 Village Capital has directly worked with more than 1,100 entrepreneurs in 28 countries. Their affiliated fund, VilCap Investments, has invested in 110 startups that have gone on to raise more than $4 billion in follow-on capital.

vilcap.com


SOCAP is the thought leadership platform for the accelerating movement towards a more just and sustainable economy.  SOCAP brings together a global ecosystem and marketplace – social entrepreneurs, investors, foundation and nonprofit leaders, government and policy leaders, creators, corporations, academics, and beyond –  through live and digital experiences that educate, spur conversation, and inspire investment in positive impact.

socapglobal.com


StartSomeGood is a crowdfunding platform for social enterprises, nonprofits, and changemakers. Their Crowdfunding Academy provides tips, strategies, and coaching to help changemakers tell their stories in the best way possible. As a home for cause-driven crowdfunding, innovative partnerships, and social entrepreneur education, StartSomeGood is where people get together to change their world.

startsomegood.com


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