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Advance Global Capital


United Kingdom of Great Britai

Advance Global Capital is a trusted source of financing for SMEs in developing countries and frontier markets which are not adequately served by the traditional banking sector. In doing so AGC offers well underwritten exposure to alternative investments which deliver not only attractive financial returns but demonstrable social and economic impact. AGC is headquartered in London UK with representative offices in the USA Argentina South Africa Kosovo and the Philippines.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Information

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AlphaMundi Group


Switzerland

AlphaMundi Group Ltd is a commercial entity based in Switzerland and exclusively dedicated to Impact Investing profitable investments that generate substantial net benefits to society. It was founded in 2007 by a group of partners with extensive experience in the financial industry as well as responsible investments microfinance and philanthropy. AlphaMundi provides debt and equity financing to scalable social ventures in strategic sustainable human development sectors such as microfinance affordable education fair trade agriculture and renewable energy. AlphaMundi is currently investing out of its impact debt fund SocialAlpha Investment Fund (SAIF) Bastion domiciled in Luxembourg. AlphaMundi also manages co investments for SAIF Bastion investors and third parties.AlphaMundi partners believe that Impact Investing is a new tool for development that can enhance more classical responsible investment approaches (which often lack impact measurability) and complement charitable solutions (which often lack financial viability). To this extent the firm also contributes to the emergence of Impact Investing through education events publications and industry associations. Impact investments are now being integrated by leading US and European banks pension funds foundations and family offices into traditional investment portfolios as primarily decorrelated illiquid and profitable financial assets.

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

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ASN Bank


Netherlands

ASN Bank founded in 1960 is the largest sustainable bank in the Netherlands and part of SNS REAAL. ASN Bank is licensed by the Dutch Central Bank and the Financial Markets Authority and participates in the Deposit Guarantee Scheme.

Type: Bank Geography: Netherlands Impact: Access to Information

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Azure Partners SA


Azure Partners is a Swiss based investment advisor specialized in microfinance. With a unique team combining microfinance mainstream finance and emerging markets experience we are advising several investment funds and institutional investors on their microfinance investment strategy.

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Bertelsmann Stiftung


Germany

In keeping with the longstanding commitment of its founder Reinhard Mohn the Bertelsmann Stiftung is dedicated to serving the common good. Its work is based on the conviction that competition and civic engagement are fundamental for ensuring social change. According to its articles of incorporation the Bertelsmann Stiftung is a private operating foundation that carries out its own work. It does not finance or promote the work of others. The foundation therefore does not accept applications for sponsorship of external projects.

Type: Foundation Geography: Germany Impact: Community Development

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BNP Paribas


France

BNP Paribas is a French bank and financial services company with headquarters in Paris and a second global headquarters in London. It was formed through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) and Paribas in 2000 and is one of the largest banks in the world. Based on 2012 information BNP Paribas was ranked as the fourth largest bank in the world as measured by total assets by Bloomberg and Forbes.

Type: Bank Geography: Global Impact: Access to Information

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CEPAX Sustainable Solutions AG


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Common Fund for Commodities


Netherlands

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is an autonomous intergovernmental financial institution established within the framework of the United Nations. The Agreement Establishing the Common Fund for Commodities was negotiated in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) from 1976 to 1980 and became effective in 1989. The first commodity development project was approved in 1991.

Type: Individual Investor Geography: Netherlands Impact: Access to Information

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Cordaid Investments


Netherlands

As one of the largest NGOs in the Netherlands Cordaid raises and receives funds from both governmental and other institutional donors companies and private and family contributors to finance its international development and cooperation activities.Cordaid creates opportunities for the world s poorest most vulnerable and excluded people. Regardless of race or religion Cordaid provides world citizens with an opportunity to make their voices heard.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Impact: Human Rights Protection or Expansion

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Credit Suisse


Switzerland

Credit Suisse Group is a leading financial services company advising clients in all aspects of finance across the globe and around the clock.

Type: Corporate Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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D Capital Partners


United States of America

D. Capital is an investment advisory and asset management firm that seeks to facilitate capital flows to underserved countries sectors and beneficiaries particularly those in developing countries.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Kenya Impact: Access to Information

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European Venture Philanthropy Association


Belgium

EVPA is a membership association made up of organisations interested in or practicing venture philanthropy and social investment across Europe. Established in 2004 the association is a unique network of venture philanthropy organisations and others committed to practicing and promoting high engagement grant making and social investment in Europe. EVPA defines Venture Philanthropy as an approach to build stronger societal purpose organisations by providing them with both financial and non financial support in order to increase their societal impact.

Type: Investor Network Geography: Belgium Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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FINE Fair Trading GmbH


Germany

FINE Fair Trading provides (within the restrictions of the German Banking Act as postulated in European partners also with direct financing guarantees and indemnities for the import and processing of ecologically produced and / or fair trade products from developing countries.

Type: Corporate Geography: Germany Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Fondazione Opes Onlus


Italy

Fondazione Opes onlus operates as a venture capital firm. The Company focuses on energy consumer food water and technical sectors. Fondazione Opes onlus serves customers worldwide.

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

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Ford Foundation


United States of America

The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. The believe all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential contribute to society and have voice in the decisions that affect them.

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

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Global Impact Investing Network


United States of America

The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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

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Goodwell Investments


Netherlands

Goodwell Investments is an impact investment firm active in investment management in Africa and India and advisory services worldwide. Goodwell provides through its investment vehicles risk capital and hands on support to micro finance initiatives in India and West Africa. For advisory services Goodwell is active worldwide in sectors that combine demonstrable social and environmental impact with financial returns.

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

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Grace Advisory GmbH


Germany

Grace Advisory is one of Europe's most respected and dynamic independent M&A/ Corporate Finance advisory specialists. Their focus is particularly on small and medium sized firms. They bring exceptional levels of international expertise gained from their experience at top tier world class investment banks and consulting firms to all that they do for their clients. Their understanding of the key value drivers and market dynamics of the sectors they work in is an essential part of their ability to create custom crafted services for their clients. Their ability to complete cross border M&A transactions especially between the US Europe and Asia is a core defining strength. Grace Advisory are a multi talented team and enjoy exceptional relationships with an outstanding network of debt and equity providers that they bring to bear on corporate finance work.

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

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Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX)


Singapore

IIX bridges the gap between finance and development carving out a third space for global social and environmental solutions. As a leading pioneer of impact investing in Asia we build pathways to connect the Wall Streets of the world with the backstreets of underserved communities.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Asia Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Impax Asset Management


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Impax Asset Management is an award winning leading investment manager dedicated to investing in the opportunities created by the scarcity of natural resources and the growing demand for cleaner more efficient products and services through both listed and private equity strategies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Inter-American Development Bank


United States of America

Established in 1959, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB-MIF) is the the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, with a strong commitment to achieve measurable results, increased integrity, transparency and accountability. They have an evolving reform agenda that seeks to increase their development impact in the region. They work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, they help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Their aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Access to Information

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International Finance Corporation


United States of America

IFC a member of the World Bank Group is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. They help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment providing advisory services to businesses and governments and mobilizing capital in the international financial markets.

Type: Institutional Investor Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Investing for Good


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Investing for Good was founded 10 years ago on the basis of a deeply felt belief that the positive use of money can change the world. Investing for Good mobilises investment capital into social purpose organisations to generate social good. They are inspired by the possibility of this new class of social investments and are dedicated to their task of mobilising mainstream investment capital to invest for good.

Type: Fund Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Lok Advisory Services Pvt Ltd


Singapore

We promote venture philanthropy in the broader philanthropic and social investment communities and provide specific networking and learning services to meet the needs of our members.

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MacArthur Foundation


United States of America

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just verdant and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows the Foundation works to defend human rights advance global conservation and security make cities better places and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Human Rights Protection or Expansion

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Marmanie


Marmanie is an impact investment and advisory firm that works with family offices foundations corporates non profits governments and multilateral agencies to assist them with the strategy structuring and implementation of their double and triple bottom line initiatives (i.e. a combination of investing for financial social and environmental returns).

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MASECO Private Wealth


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

MASECO provides expert guidance to UK residents Americans in the US and abroad as well as financial advisors trustees and foundations. MASECO support their cross border wealth management needs either advising them directly or working alongside their other trusted advisers

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Mission Investors Exchange


United States of America

Mission Investors Exchange is the leading network of foundations engaged in impact investing. Our over 200 members comprise a vibrant community committed to tackling the world s most intractable social and environmental issues from climate change and global health to education and quality jobs. Mission Investors Exchange provides an exclusive forum for our members to work together to align more assets to mission whether through grants loans equity investments or guarantees. We connect and convene practitioners of all experience levels so they can exchange best practices and develop new investment opportunities. We educate and activate members so they can partner on deals and drive greater impact. And we leverage our membership network and long experience in the field to ensure that foundations are playing a leadership role in the expanding impact investing ecosystem.

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

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Moringa Partnership


Switzerland

The Moringa Partnership is the investment advisor to Moringa SICAR SCA (the Moringa Fund). The Partnership has offices in Paris and Geneva and representative offices in Colombia Peru Chile Brazil Cameroon Gabon and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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MSCI Inc.


United States of America

MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 7500 clients worldwide ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. MSCI offer a range of products and services including indices portfolio risk and performance analytics and governance tools from a number of internationally recognized brands such as Barra RiskMetrics IPD and ISS. Located in 22 countries around the world and with over 2700 employees MSCI is dedicated to supporting the increasingly complex needs of the investment community with groundbreaking new products high quality data superior distribution and dedicated client support.

Type: Corporate Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Information

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Mukoma Investments Limited


Mukoma Investments Limited (MIL) is a Zambian registered company located in Lusaka. MIL is focusing on Internet Caf? and Business Centre Services. It is also involved in Commodity Broking Gemstone Trading Cargo Forwarding and Logistics. MIL also has business activities in Food Stuff Hardware & Electrical Appliance and Stationery Supplies. It is also involved in Printing and Total Quality Management (TQM) Consultancy. MIL has been providing such business and service contracts to private companies and public institutions.

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Noaber Foundation


Netherlands

The Noaber Foundation promotes and funds activities that achieve social impact. They want to make contributions to solving some intractable social problems. Their focus is on the theme of health and care. Inside that focus on 'healthy aging' and 'independent life and living.

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

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Nomura Charitable Trust


Japan

Nomura is an Asia based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. Nomura service the needs of individuals institutions corporates and governments through our three business divisions Retail Asset Management and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking).

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

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onValues Ltd.


Switzerland

onValues is a boutique investment consulting firm founded in 2002 and based in Zurich Switzerland. Its unique value proposition is based on truly independent advice based on insights from academic research institutional investment management and behavioural finance.

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

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Permian Global


United Kingdom of Great Britai

Permian Global comprises a highly experienced team from the fields of science forest conservation and asset management who are committed to develop and implement the most effective forest carbon projects in order to address climate change. The company was founded by Stephen Rumsey a life long environmental conservationist and successful investment manager who is passionate about using the opportunities that forests offer to deliver climate social environmental and economic outcomes of the highest calibre.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Sarasin & Partners LLP


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Sarasin & Partners LLP is a London based asset management group that manages $13.2 billion on behalf of charities institutions intermediaries pension funds and private clients from the UK and around the world. Sarasin & Partners is known both as a market leader in thematic investment and for long term income and dividend management across multi asset and equity mandates. Consistent with a longer term approach is a commitment to stewardship principles embedding environmental social and governance considerations into the investment process.

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

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SharedImpact


China, Hong Kong Special Admin

SharedImpact uses your donations to lend money where it is needed. Your SharedImpact Account makes this easy and convenient and puts you in control.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: China, Hong Kong Special Administra Impact: Health Improvement

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Social Investment Business Group


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Social Investment Business is one of the UKas leading social investors and has invested over A380 million in charities and social enterprises in the form of loans grants and business support since 2002. They are made up of the charity the Social Investment Business Foundation our social enterprise the Social Investment Business Ltd. and our partner's Social and Sustainable Capital.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Impact: Capacity Building

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SOVEC


Netherlands

Social Venture Capital (SOVEC) is an investment fund set up by Dutch entrepreneurs to invest in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. SOVEC invests in Housing Health Education and Sustainable Energy. Over 1000 children go to their schools 149 families live in secure housing and over 60000 people have received diagnostic treatment in their facilities.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Netherlands Impact: Affordable Housing

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Sparebankstiftinga Sogn og Fjordane


Norway

Sparebankstiftinga Sogn og Fjordane was established in autumn 2010 and together with Sparebankstiftinga Fjaler owner of Sparebanken Sogn og Fjordane. Through its ownership in the savings bank the foundation has a capital of around 1.8 billion making it one of the largest business subsidies in the country. The gift institute of Sparebankstiftingen Sogn og Fjordane will build on the vision of Sparebanken Sogn og Fjordane to be a driving force for the county. Midlane is going to make the county one richer and give space to buck and first and foremost highlight important values such as diversity well being and development.

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

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Triodos Investment Management BV


Netherlands

Triodos Investment Management a wholly owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank manages 18 sustainable investment funds with a total value of EUR 2.5 billion at year end 2013. The funds span a broad range of sectors including Energy and Climate Emerging Markets Arts and Culture and Sustainable Real Estate. They include some funds open to private investors and others suitable for institutions charitable foundations family offices and private wealth managers.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Employment Generation

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Triple Jump


Netherlands

Triple Jump is a responsible investment manager based in Amsterdam the Netherlands. Triple Jump manages and advises investment funds that focus on improving livelihoods at the bottom of the pyramid. It currently has capital commitments of some EUR 360 million. It specialises in managing and advising microfinance investment funds each with a specific target group and different risk and return objectives. This mix of funds allows Triple Jump to serve financial intermediairies throughout their entire life cycle.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Information

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White & Case LLP


United States of America

White & Case is a truly global law firm uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world.

Type: Corporate Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Willows Investments


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Willows Investments is an impact investment initiative which Stephen Brenninkmeijer launched in 2007. It supports non listed companies and funds that use market mechanisms to address the most pressing societal challenges. WI mainly focuses on such areas as access to finance education and healthcare solutions as well as socially driven enterprises.Willows Investments was founded by Stephen Brenninkmeijer. Stephen is a member of the Brenninkmeijer family that founded the C&A clothing retail chain in 1841. Stephen s first experience with impact investing dates back to 2002 when after 27 years of working with the family business the concepts of venture philanthropy and social investing caught his attention. Having thoroughly researched the sector Stephen launched Andromeda in 2003 the first bottom of the pyramid (BoP) private equity fund. It was funded by Cofra the Brenninkmeijer family s holding company. Andromeda invested in seven businesses that ranged from social finance and microcredit platforms serving BoP markets to an innovative drug delivery and vaccination company based in Norway and a mobile telephone network in rural East Africa.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Access to Education

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