Global Impact Forum® 2014 Announces First Group of Presenting Companies for October 8–9 Event

Global Impact Forum 2014

ZURICH--()--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:

  • The Rumie Initiative – Toronto, Canada – Mr. Tariq Fancy, Founder and Executive Director
    Proposal: Affordable Education for One Billion People
  • Global Soap Project, Inc. – Mr. Sam Stephens, Executive Director and CEO
    Proposal: Scaling the Global Soap Project in Europe
  • Prodigy Finance – Mr. Cameron Stevens, CEO and Co-founder
    Proposal: Prodigy Finance Education Note
  • ManagingLife – Mr. Tahir Janmohamed, Founder and CEO
    Proposal: ManagingLife
  • Consultaclick – Mr. Ricardo Cravo, CEO
    Proposal: Better Healthcare for Everyone
  • See What I Mean – Miss Ilyanna Kerr, Co-Founder and CEO
    Proposal: See What I Mean
  • Kalibrr Inc. – Mr. Dexter Ligot-Gordon, Chief Operating Officer
    Proposal: Kalibrr – Closing the Skills Gap
  • NAYA 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/.

Register before August 22 to receive a CHF 170 discount off the regular rate.

Follow Global Impact Forum 2014 on Twitter: @GlobalImpactEBD (hashtag: #GIFZurich)

Contacts

EBD Group
Erin Righetti, +1-760-930-0500
erighetti@ebdgroup.com

Global Impact Forum 2014 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Global Impact Forum 2014 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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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.

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Contacts

EBD Group
Erin Righetti, +1-760-930-0500
erighetti@ebdgroup.com