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Alcoa Foundation

United States of America

Alcoa Foundation contributed more than US$22 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the world building innovative partnerships to improve the environment and educate tomorrow s leaders for careers in manufacturing and engineering. The work of Alcoa Foundation is further enhanced by Alcoa s thousands of employee volunteers who share their talents and time to make a difference in the communities where Alcoa operates. Through the Company s signature Month of Service program in 2013 a record 62 percent of Alcoa employees took part in more than 1300 events across 24 countries benefiting more than 505000 people and 1900 nonprofit organizations

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


Arctaris Capital Partners

United States of America

Arctaris Impact Investors (Arctaris) manages a family of five investment funds focused on inner cities targeted rural communities and Opportunity Zones throughout the United States. Launched in 2009 and headquartered in Boston Arctaris has pioneered an innovative capital structure blending public capital from federal and state government agencies with private capital from institutional investors foundations and CRA banks. As a result each of our funds is designed to provide attractive returns along with the benefit of principal protection while also spurring economic development in underserved communities.

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


National Investment Bank


Currently 70% of the Bank s portfolio is made up of loans to the Ghanaian private sector. NIB is a major lender to the manufacturing building and construction and agro processing sectors as well as the service industry.NIB now operates as a universal bank focusing on development/commercial banking activities. The Bank has undergone management institutional and financial restructuring which has strengthened the organization and now has 46 branches and 3 agencies nationwide.NIB has in the past participated in foreign lines of credit which were administered by Bank of Ghana to meet term loan and working capital needs of the Bank s customers.We are also one of the designated financial institutions which sources funds from Export Trade Agriculture and Industrial Development Fund (EDAIF) for on lending to exporters as Term and Working capital loans.

Type: Bank Geography: Ghana Impact: Access to Financial Services