We support environmental and social entrepreneurs to achieve and sustain high innovative impact by developing existing, or creating new, products, services and organizations.
Enabling entrepreneurs to deploy scalable non-profits and social business organizations, creating high-value propositions for societal neglected problems.
Training, mentoring and coaching entrepreneurs with a deep focus on capability building and the commitment to outperform their full potential.
Combining consulting tools, tutoring, training and coaching in a dedicated support process, thus helping start-ups to improve performance and grow through impact innovation.
Positive Benefits developed a new international foundation focus on the conservation and sustainably use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.
FAM was born in October 2020, a non-profit family-based private foundation, established by Ana Mendonça in honor of her father Pedro Mendonça and his greatest passions: the sea and people.
FAM are looking for leading impact organizations, that can respond efficiently on the 14, 6, 4 and 3 SDGs with evidence base innovative solutions.
#SDG 1- 17
FROM START-UP TO SPIN OFF
Social Innovation Sports
#SDG 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17
Positive Benefits incubate Social Innovations Sports as an new organization to promote the social inclusion through sports.
Social Innovations Sports developed the first projects and services as a catalyst of local networks, working in the quadruple helix - bringing together Academia, public organizations, the government, companies and the civil society (social organizations), with the objective to create partnerships, synergies and impact, always using sports as a tool for social innovation.
One of the first pilots was the Social Innovation Sports Day - as team building for KPMG, adequate for big companies with the central objective to develop cohesive teams, as well as the physical and psychological well-being introducing sports social innovators good practices.
Positive Benefits develops customized training for social entrepreneurs,
non-profits and companies.
One of the most impactful tools as been the IES-SBS Bootcamp, with more than 8 years and more than 5.000 persons trained from Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Positive Benefits has been a supporter of the development of the Bootcamp methodology, identifying trainees, providing trainers/mentors for the bootcamp training and as a client for non-profit organization managers.
IES - SBS Bootcamp
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#SDG 1- 17
START UP, TRAINING AND SCALING
Welcome Sports Club
#SDG 4,8, 10
Positive Benefits in partnership with Social Innovation Sports created the program Welcome Sports Club - WSC.
WSC intends to promote the integration of refugees, asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection - in particular the youngest, including unaccompanied minors - through their social inclusion, integral development and promotion
of intercultural dialogue.
Welcome Sports Club is a project that believes in sport as a means to integrate and empower refugees in Portuguese society in order to promote the following actions:
Organization of sporting activities and teams adapted to their culture;
Promotion of training/courses in social and professional skills;
Actions for social inclusion and active citizenship;
Coaching and mentoring sessions;
Support in the connection to the job market or creation of their own business.