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Aqua-Spark


Netherlands

Aqua-Spark is a global investment fund based in Utrecht, the Netherlands that makes investments in sustainable aquaculture businesses that generate investment returns, while creating positive social and environmental impact. The fund invests in small to medium enterprises that are working towards the production of safe, accessible aquatic life, such as fish, shellfish and plants, in a way that does not harm the health of the planet.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Calvert Foundation


United States of America

Calvert Foundation harnesses the power of investing to connect cultivate and inspire those who want to shape the world for good.Our work is focused on connecting investors to organizations that strengthen communities and sustain our planet. Through our flagship product the Community Investment Note we offer investors the opportunity to invest with us. Since 1995 more than 18000 investors have invested over $1.5 billion through the Note. Today the Note is available to to both accredited and non accredited investors through our website and hundreds of brokerage firms in the U.S.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Education

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CEI Ventures Inc.


United States of America

CEI Ventures Inc. is the venture capital investment arm of Coastal Enterprises Inc. specializing in early stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies that are emerging growing or undergoing transformation. It primarily invests in companies in the undeserved markets throughout the Northeastern United States.They believe there is value added to financial returns by addressing a multitude of social concerns through all stages of the investment process. They have successfully identified compelling investment opportunities in a range of markets undeserved by the financing community. Through investing in these companies they create quality employment opportunities especially for people with low to moderate incomes promote progressive management practices support socially beneficial products and services enrich distressed communities and foster environment sustainability.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI)


United States of America

Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) helps to grow good jobs environmentally sustainable enterprises and shared prosperity in Maine and in rural regions across the country by integrating financing business and industry expertise and policy solutions. CEI envisions a world in which communities are economically and environmentally healthy enabling all people especially those with low incomes to reach their full potential.

Type: CDFI Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Humanity United


United States of America

We are a foundation dedicated to bringing new approaches to global problems that have long been considered intractable. Working from a belief that whatever problems humans create humans can solve we build lead and support efforts to change the systems that suppress human rights and contribute to human suffering.To do this we encourage experimentation innovation co creation and adaptation to maximize impact. Our tools go beyond traditional financial support and include network development advocacy strategic communications and HU led initiatives.Diverse in voice but united in purpose our partners and staff are curious empathetic and above all dedicated to creating a world with greater peace and dignity. We are united and inspired by the fresh ideas and hard work it will take to achieve change that is lasting.Launched in 2008 HU is part of The Omidyar Group which represents the philanthropic personal and professional interests of Pam and Pierre Omidyar.

Type: Foundation Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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International Diaspora Engagement Alliance


United States of America

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launched IdEA at the inaugural Global Diaspora Forum in May 2011. IdEA is a non partisan non profit organization managed via a public private partnership between the the U.S. Department of State the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI).IdEA opens opportunities for diaspora communities to give back to their countries of origin or ancestry. IdEA s activities are organized around five principal pillars entrepreneurship volunteerism philanthropy social innovation and diplomacy.Diaspora communities make vital but little recognized contributions to the progress of their countries of origin or ancestry. They often share goals with governments businesses and NGOs.

Type: Government Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Riverwood Capital


United States of America

Riverwood Capital is a globally focused private equity firm that invests in high growth businesses in the technology and services industries across a variety of verticals and geographies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Brazil Impact: Capacity Building

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Tau Investment Management


United States of America

TAU Investment Management LLC is an active growth equity investment firm that transforms global supply chains. By upgrading and de risking supply chains TAU uses capitalist solutions to solve capitalism s worst failure the undervaluation of human and natural resources. By investing to enhance the operational performance of manufacturers TAU delivers value to all stakeholders including investors seeking both superior returns and social and environmental benefits.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Asia Impact: Community Development

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The David and Lucile Packard Foundation


United States of America

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a family foundation. They are guided by the enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David who helped found one of the world s leading technology companies.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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The Freedom Fund


United States of America

The Freedom Fund is a new philanthropic initiative designed to bring much-needed financial resources and strategic focus to the fight against modern slavery. With a team of experts and a global perspective, the Freedom Fund aims to raise $100 million for smart investments to reduce slavery in the countries and sectors with the highest concentration of slavery.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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The Walton Family Foundation


United States of America

When Sam and Helen Walton launched their modest retail business in 1962, one of their goals was to increase opportunity and improve the lives of others along the way. This guiding principle has played a major role in the phenomenal growth of their small enterprise into a global retail leader. This principle – to the benefit of deserving people and inspiring projects around the world – also drives the philanthropic mission of the Walton Family Foundation.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Tides Canada


Canada

Tides Canda provides innovative philanthropic, financial and project management services for change makers, philanthropists, foundations, activists, and civil organizations and help create opportunities for people in Canada and around the world to escape poverty, strengthen their communities, and live on a healthy planet.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Canada Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Toniic


US

Toniic is a global network of action oriented impact investors both individuals and institutions. They increase the velocity of money and services into impact investing to address global challenges. Their members commit to discover evaluate nurture and invest in entrepreneurs enterprises and funds that promote a just and sustainable economy.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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U.S. Department of State


United States of America

The U.S. Department of State is focused on accomplishing America's mission of diplomacy at home and around the world. The U.S. Department of State manages America’s relationships with foreign governments, international organizations, and the people of other countries. U.S. Diplomats carry out the President’s foreign policy and help build a more free, prosperous, and secure world. U.S. Department of State employees, with their skills, character and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America's diplomacy. They represent the people and advocate the interests of the U.S. to the rest of the world.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Ulupono Initiative


United States of America

The Ulupono Initiative is a Hawaii focused impact investment firm. Ulupono a meaning to prosper through the right or pono path a is rooted in the local wisdom that a healthy environment and a healthy economy go hand in hand. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for island residents in three areas more renewable energy more locally produced food and less waste. By supporting local efforts to improve thier economy and environment the Ulupono Initiative ultimately aims to enrich the lives of Hawaii's people.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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