Impact investments play a crucial role in addressing the world's most neglected challenges by generating positive and measurable social and environmental impact while also delivering financial returns. This growing capital market focuses on investing in enterprises and projects that prioritize sustainability and social well-being. By aligning financial goals with positive impact, impact investments contribute to a more equitable and sustainable future for generations to come.
Positive Benefits conducts global mapping of impact innovation projects and organizations to address major neglected problems. We focus on the criteria and networks of major impact investors, identifying initiatives that align with their objectives. Our research provides valuable insights into innovative approaches, best practices, and successful initiatives worldwide. Through our expertise and network, we support impact investors in making informed investment decisions and allocating resources effectively to create positive social and environmental impact.
Positive Benefits excels in evaluating impact innovation calls for proposals. We work closely with impact investment organizations and funds, providing expertise in designing and implementing robust evaluation processes. Our services include reviewing project proposals, conducting due diligence, assessing impact metrics, and evaluating financial viability. With our rigorous evaluation approach, we ensure that resources are allocated to initiatives with the greatest potential for positive impact and financial returns.
Positive Benefits is a trusted leader in managing the complete impact investment value chain. We specialize in identifying pressing social and environmental challenges, crafting innovative solutions, and mobilizing funds and investors. Our expertise in impact assessment, due diligence, and financial analysis ensures effective resource allocation. By fostering strategic partnerships and leveraging our extensive network, we create collaborative opportunities that drive sustainable and meaningful change.
These investments respond to the pressing needs of the present while fostering regenerative solutions that create long-term positive outcomes.
Positive Benefits has conducted an extensive mapping of over 300 global impact innovation best practices in the field of impact investment. This comprehensive research serves to identify successful models, strategies, and initiatives that generate positive social and environmental impact while also delivering financial returns. By showcasing these best practices, Positive Benefits aims to inspire and inform stakeholders in the impact investment space, providing valuable insights and guidance for making meaningful and sustainable investment decisions.
Positive Benefits actively supports FAM in identifying and partnering with leading impact organizations that have the capacity to effectively address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to SDG 14 (Life Below Water), SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), SDG 4 (Quality Education), and SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being). Through a rigorous evaluation process, Positive Benefits assesses the organizations' innovative solutions and evidence-based approaches. Following this evaluation, Positive Benefits assists FAM Foundation in launching targeted calls for applications, ensuring that the selected organizations align with FAM's mission and goals. This collaborative effort aims to facilitate impactful and sustainable initiatives that contribute to positive social and environmental change.
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Positive Benefits collaborates with IPN in evaluating Vodafone Foundation applications, utilizing our expertise in impact assessment, program evaluation, and project management. Through a rigorous and transparent process, we identify innovative and high-impact projects aligned with the Vodafone Foundation's objectives.
Positive Benefits collaborates with IPN to support the evaluation of calls for proposals from impact organizations for the development of mobile applications with Vodafone impact investment. Our collaborative approach ensures fairness, transparency, and accountability in the selection process, aiming to identify initiatives that can bring about meaningful change in communities.
Together with IPN, we supported Vodafone's commitment to connecting people to the future and promoting innovation in areas such as education, health, entertainment, digital life, science, and society. Vodafone inspires individuals and empowers them to explore new avenues of learning, thinking, and personal growth.
Positive Benefits successfully supported the Ashoka in Portugal launch, implementing a tailored strategy and identifying potential Ashoka Fellows who are driving social innovation in the country. Our expertise in social impact and extensive network enabled us to connect with key stakeholders and engage with individuals making a difference in their respective fields. Through our efforts, we aim to amplify the impact of Ashoka and foster a thriving ecosystem of social innovation in Portugal.
Positive Benefits has a longstanding relation with Ashoka, a leading organization in the field of social entrepreneurship. Since 2014, we conducted a comprehensive feasibility study, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, to assess the viability of launching Ashoka in Portugal as part of the "This Works Program." Our expertise in strategy development and analysis helped Ashoka evaluate the local landscape and determine the potential for establishing a presence in Portugal.
Additionally, we collaborated with Ashoka to define selection criteria and facilitate the process of identifying potential Ashoka Fellows and Staff in Portugal. Our role was instrumental in identifying individuals who demonstrated exceptional social innovation and were aligned with Ashoka's mission and values. Through our ongoing support, we continue to assist Ashoka, through our experts, in identifying and connecting with potential Ashoka Fellows, contributing to the growth of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Portugal.