New GIIRS Partners
ANDE Global | Works with Companies & Funds
The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of 155+ organizations including investment funds, capacity development providers, academic institutions, foundations, corporations, and banks. ANDE members invest money and expertise to dramatically increase the amount and effectiveness of capital and capacity building for entrepreneurs in developing countries. ANDE recommends that all eligible members be rated by a rigorous, comprehensive, and transparent system such as GIIRS.
BRIIX Brazil | Works with Companies & Funds
BRiiX is the first impact investment exchange in Brazil. BRiiX offers a unique structure for local and international investors to search, screen, compare, monitor and invest in businesses with positive social and/or environmental impact. GIIRS is a listing requirement for all companies on the platform.
The Hitachi Foundation United States | Works with Companies
The Hitachi Foundation’s mission is to forge an authentic integration of business actions and societal wellbeing through expanding business practices that create tangible and enduring economic opportunities for low-wealth Americans, their families and their communities The Foundation partners with GIIRS for their annual Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program, which identifies and supports inspiring young entrepreneurs whose work helps alleviate poverty. All participants of the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program receive a GIIRS rating.
Nexii Africa | Works with Companies & Funds
Nexii aims to make impact investing a reality at scale by establishing impact investment marketplace infrastructure. Nexii's efforts have already seen the establishment of the world's first publically regulated multi-currency social stock exchange for impact investments called the iX. GIIRS is one of Nexii's preferred reporting frameworks required by listed companies or funds.
Social Stock Exchange United Kingdom | Works with Companies & Funds
The Social Stock Exchange is partnering with a global stock exchange to will allow investors to trade exclusively in companies with social and environmental goals. GIIRS is one of SSE’s preferred impact ratings partners.
Five Fund Forum North America & Europe | Works with Companies & Funds
The Five Fund Forum is a bi-annual a sustainable and impact investment showcase featuring leading private equity and venture capital funds raising capital. The Five Fund Forum has a stated preference for featuring GIIRS rated funds and offers a discount to any GIIRS rated fund participating in the Forum. The Five Fund Forum is sponsored by the Watershed Capital Group, a founding Certified B Corp. As an investment bank Watershed Capital advises companies, funds, and institutional investors in raising debt and equity, corporate sales and divestitures, acquisitions, and strategic options.
Village Capital Global | Works with Companies
Village Capital creates opportunity for world-changing, early-stage, for-profit enterprises through the power of peer support. Participating entrepreneurs experience multiple opportunities to receive and respond to feedback, as well as increased exposure to the investor community and mentor networks. To date, Village Capital has served 250+ entrepreneurs around the world. All Village Capital participants receive a GIIRS rating.