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Impact Companies Tag: Social Change 10

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Charity Bank


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Charity Bank was established as an FSA regulated deposit taking bank in 2002 with a unique mission to provide loans to meet the financial needs of small charities community organisations and social enterprises that are not being served by other lenders. They achieve this through the support of a community of investors depositors and borrowers who share the view that it is worthwhile to support these organisations when they undertake capital projects that achieve beneficial social impacts and can borrow for this purpose on a financially sustainable basis.

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Community Activism Law Alliance


United States of America

Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) uses a model of community activism lawyering to unite lawyers and activists to collaboratively help underserved communities access justice and pursue social change. Through these partnerships CALA creates activism law clinics within and by Chicago communities with the highest rates of poverty and crime. They provide free legal services to undocumented immigrants laborers and sex workers while supporting their partners grassroots activism for greater empowered and more durable impact than what lawyers and the law alone could achieve. CALA hopes to change how attorneys and activists nationwide work for and with communities.

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Latin American Leadership Academy


Colombia

Latin American Leadership Academy (LALA) seeks to promote sustainable economic development and strengthen democratic governance in Latin America by developing a new generation of leaders. LALA creates international and socioeconomically diverse cohorts of the most promising graduating high school students who have demonstrated an unshakeable commitment to social change. These students then attend LALA's eighteen month program blending entrepreneurial leadership a liberal arts education and social and emotional learning. The program also connects them to mentors resources and opportunities. LALA envisions a diverse continental ecosystem that collaborates across differences to bring shared prosperity to Latin America.

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Laundromat Project


United States of America

Rooted in the belief that art and cultural participation serves as an important pathway to civic engagement The Laundromat Project aims to create socially relevant arts programming that is physical conceptually and financially accessible to residents of Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn by offering the programming in a functioning laundromat. The Laundromat Project capitalizes on the open space of the laundromat to engage people that may not actively seek out an arts experience and/or those who may not be involved in social change initiatives. Through programs and workshops that focus on visual literacy art making and exhibition The Laundromat Project raises awareness around the issues affecting its community and create substantial opportunities for social critiques that lead to action. As a social enterprise The Laundromat Project employs an innovative funding model whereby income from the laundromat will provide a source of sustained revenue for the arts organization.

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Movement Law Lab


United States of America

Movement Law Lab is building a new generation of legal visionaries to tackle America's toughest racial justice challenges economic inequality immigration mass incarceration and climate change. Movement Law Lab helps entrepreneurial lawyers by sharing brilliant ideas about how law can build the power of social movements get their ventures off the ground and grow to scale. The Movement Law Lab incubator provides legal innovators with seed funding training coaching and community to launch their projects. The goal is to steward a new generation of dynamic collaborative and versatile legal organizations with the know how and expertise to use law to transform the world.

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OSCAR


India

The Organisation for Social Change Awareness and Responsibility (OSCAR) is a not for profit organisation which provides high quality football coaching to underprivileged boys and girls in Mumbai and across different areas of India. OSCAR runs a unique programme that not only teaches sport to children & youth but also helps them to understand the value of education.

Education

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PR & Company


United States of America

PR & Company are strategic advisors to the new triple bottom line wave of businesses social rnentrepreneurs and nonprofits who are changing society today. Our clients return on investment ranges rnfrom saving more lives to raising more money to fund their life changing work to generating more rnbusiness and success for their ventures. The best and the brightest turn to our team of communications rnspecialists who have years of experience in the sectors nonprofit for profit technology social rnentrepreneurship government and politics that are critical to successfully creating change today. rn

Information, communication & technology

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Thrive Natural Care


United States of America

Thrive Natural Care aim far beyond sustainable . Our Restorative Gardens use native plants to improve soil and biodiversity on degraded lands while boosting farmer incomes and providing a high quality supply of plant oils for our products. The more we grow the more we can restore. Thrive Natural Care American and Costa Rican team of entrepreneurs chemists ecologists traditional herbalists and rural farmers joined together and created one of the most unique business models on the planet.

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Waste Watch


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Waste Watch is now Keep Britain Tidy. Keep Britain Tidy is an independent environmental charity that fights for people s right to live and work in a place of which they can be proud. Keep Britain Tidy inspire people to be litter free to waste less and to live more and they believe that caring for the environment is the first step to a better society. Keep Britain Tidy work at the heart of the business government and the community to help people understand that what s good for the environment is also good for society and enable them to take action to improve that environment.

Waste Management & Recycling

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Watson University


United States of America

Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder Colorado for student innovators aged 18 23 that includes short master courses from the world s foremost leaders entrepreneurs and thinkers intensivementorship and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy creativity resilience grit bootstrapping team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world. Students can come to Watson for either a semester or a 2.5 year accredited Bachelor s of Science in Entrepreneurship through our collaboration with Lynn University.

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