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Farmland LP


United States of America

Farmland LP acquires conventional farmland and converts it to organic, sustainable farmland. They provide investors with access to this unique asset class, which has proven to deliver inflation-protected returns over long periods of time. Farmland LP adds value to farmland by converting it to certified organic farmland, thus gaining access to the 50% to 200% price premium for organic goods. In addition, they lower the costs for farmers by using sustainable agriculture land management best practices, which are proven to reduce the need for and cost of fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and seeds, while also increasing the productivity of the land. Thus, they are able to fulfill their mission of delivering solid returns to their investors while helping build a sustainable, healthy, local food system for the future.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Northern America Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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Fledge


United States of America

Fledge is the conscious company accelerator, educating, guiding, and mentoring mission-driven for-profit startups from around the world. Founded in 2013, Fledge has completed six sessions of its 10 week accelerator program, graduating 39 “fledglings”. Fledge operates inside Impact Hub Seattle in Seattle, Washington.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact:

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Root Capital


United States of America

A social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of their work through a three-pronged strategy: finance, advise, and catalyze.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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RSF Social Finance


United States of America

Founded in 1936 as the Rudolf Steiner Foundation RSF Social Finance began making loans to Steiner inspired organizations in 1984. In the late 1990s RSFas mission expanded to serve a broader range of clients whose intentions and values are compatible with Steineras insights on associative economics and social renewal.Since 1984 RSF has made over $275 million in loans and over $100 million in grants placing them in the top tier of social finance organizations worldwide. Their risk management practices have resulted in an extremely low default rate and leverage ratio. For 30 years They have consistently provided a positive return on investment for their clients.

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

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Trillium Asset Management


United States of America

Trillium Asset Management, LLC is the oldest independent investment advisor devoted exclusively to sustainable and responsible investing (SRI). They believe that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors play an integral role in the investment process, which can lower portfolio risk and help identify the best-managed companies.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Northern America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Triodos Bank


Netherlands

Triodos Bank is one of the world's leading sustainable banks. Our mission is to make money work for positive social, environmental and cultural change. It also Offers sustainable banking services incl. savings accounts, payments, lending and investments for Personal and Business Banking customers.

Type: Geography: Netherlands Impact:

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