Posted on July 11, 2017
We are privileged to announce that the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment or GSG, an independent multilateral catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship recently announced Intellecap as the Impact Market Builder of the Year 2017, for our pioneering work in creating innovative business solutions dedicated to the development sector and for sustainable enterprises.
We received the honour at the GSG Annual Impact Summit, on 10-11 July at the Sheraton Grand in the presence of 400 impact leaders and 90 discussion leaders from across 20+ countries, who have gathered to work together to identify global priorities, key action areas and milestones to take impact investment to tipping point by 2020.
The summit is being hosted by the MacArthur Foundation & US Impact Investing Alliance Chicago. ImpactAlpha, GSG’s exclusive Honors Partner conferring this award, is a leading source of news and analysis for impact investors, entrepreneurs and market-builders.
The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment or GSG is an independent multilateral catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship, improving lives by making Impact count. Established in August 2015 as the successor to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce, established by G8, GSG is continuing the work of the Taskforce in catalysing a global social impact investment market and its members include 13 countries plus the EU, as well as active observers from government and from leading network organisations supportive of impact investment. Chaired by Sir Ronald Cohen, individuals or organizations were recognized in three other categories at the ceremony- Impact Asset Owner of the Year, Impact Entrepreneur of the Year, Impact Asset Manager of the Year.