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OUR WORK

We don't need more unicorns, we need more impact ninjas. 

We believe business can have huge positive impact on the quality of life for people around the globe.

We also recognize that business fueled by unsustainable growth and profit-only motives has created some of the largest disparities between people and planet that we see today. That is why we believe it is imperative that startups and early stage companies create a new business ecosystem predicated on SDG principles and targets, from the ground up.

We believe investments should be aligned with innovations poised for maximum impact on the SDGs.

We work with local, national, and global partners to align, assess, and accelerate young businesses with the Sustainable Development Goals, Targets, and Indicators. We also work with advisory networks to train mentors and investors on how to evaluate companies and fund portfolios for measurable impact.

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Intentional Impact

Impact Sectors

Specific SDGs

Specific Targets

9.1 Develop quality, reliable, sustainable,

     resilient infrastructure

9.2 Promote inclusive and sustainable 

      industrialization

9.3 Increase access of small-scale industrial

9.4 Upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries

9.5 Enhance scientific research

 

Actual Impact

Impact Themes

Specific SDGs

Specific Calculations

 

We have found that most founders, advisors, and funds want more clarity on how to operationalize the SDGs.

That is why we work with them to align company strategy and practices with global impact themes, specific Sustainable Development Goals, and SDG Targets, using universally recognized implementation frameworks:

We have found that most founders, advisors, and investors are unsure how to measure SDG impact.

That is why we work with them to assess and report company activity against relevant SDGs, targets, and indicators using universally recognized measurement rubrics:

We have found that most accelerators, networks do not include SDG capacity-building in their programs.

That is why we work with them to incorporate modules designed to deliver solutions to the SDGs in their programs based on universally recognized curriculum and toolkits:

 

We have found that most investors, advisors need tools to incorporate the SDGs into their evaluation work.

That is why we work with them to enrich their understanding of the SDGs, targets, and indicators, as well as provide an adaptive framework from which they can evaluate companies and funds for investment:

Impact Sectors

SDG Opportunity Cards

SDGs and Target Data Matrix

SDG Immersion 

Innovation Lab

Accelerator Workshop

Strategic Roadmap

Sources: The Cambridge Impact Framework  |  UNDP Accelerator Toolbox  |  UNDP SDG Opportunity Cards  |  Our World in Data SDG Target Matrix