ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Impact Forum® 2014 is pleased to announce the first group of companies selected to present at the event which takes place October 8–9 in Zurich, Switzerland. The presentations include exciting initiatives with innovative market-based solutions to social and environmental problems. The companies were selected out of almost one hundred applicants based on the innovation, quality and scope of their proposals.
The goal of the Global Impact Forum is to present exceptional social entrepreneurs and impact leaders to an audience of potential partners in the areas of agriculture, education, energy, environment, financial services, health, housing and water.
The first round of presenters includes:
Rumie Initiative – Toronto, Canada – Mr. Tariq Fancy, Founder and
Proposal: Affordable Education for One Billion People
Soap Project, Inc. – Mr. Sam Stephens, Executive Director and CEO
Proposal: Scaling the Global Soap Project in Europe
Finance – Mr. Cameron Stevens, CEO and Co-founder
Proposal: Prodigy Finance Education Note
– Mr. Tahir Janmohamed, Founder and CEO
– Mr. Ricardo Cravo, CEO
Proposal: Better Healthcare for Everyone
What I Mean – Miss Ilyanna Kerr, Co-Founder and CEO
Proposal: See What I Mean
Foundation – Mrs. Kathryn Robinson, Co-founder
Proposal: Technical Education to Secure Full Employment
Bus India Foundation – Mr. Pratik Kumar, CEO
Proposal: Improving Teaching Learning Environment in Schools
Inc. – Mr. Dexter Ligot-Gordon, Chief Operating Officer
Proposal: Kalibrr – Closing the Skills Gap
JEEVAN – Dr. Asher Hasan
Proposal: doctHERs - Transforming Lives via Nurse-Assisted Telemedicine
About Global Impact Forum:
The Global Impact Forum supports the creation of transformative solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges. Our goal is to facilitate innovative partnerships that build a more sustainable, equitable and inclusive global economy.
Information on Global Impact Forum can be found online at http://www.globalimpactforum.com/.
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