SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Partnerships (GP) has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2014 (IA 50), a free, online resource for impact investors and their advisors. The IA 50, now in its fourth year, is the first publicly available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund managers.
“We’re honored to be included in the ImpactAssets 50 for the fourth year in a row,” said Mark Coffey, Chief Investment and Operating Officer. “The confidence that investors have in us means that we can support dozens of social enterprises like Greenlight Planet, which offers affordable solar technology to thousands of families that live in poverty, as well as Idepro in Bolivia, which is an MFI that facilitates investments in agricultural value chains, and Pro Mujer, which provides access to healthcare services to poor families in Mexico, Nicaragua, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.”
Since its inception, GP has made $132.7 million in impact investments in 73 partner organizations who now bring sustainable solutions that help their clients save time & money, increase productivity, access affordable healthcare, and earn a stable income.
Since GP launched its social investment funds, 100 percent of its investors have been repaid on time and in full. This 20-year track record has allowed the organization to continue its work and expand into new partnerships that help thousands of people lift themselves out of poverty. Since inception, GP has touched over 2.6 million lives.
The ImpactAssets 50 includes a range of funds across the globe, spanning diverse issue areas and investment. Fund managers included in the IA 50 2014 manage a combined $15.5 billion in assets devoted to creating measurable, positive impact.
The IA 50 selection committee is chaired by ImpactAssets’ Chief Impact Strategist, Jed Emerson, and includes experts from The CAPROCK Group, Labrador Ventures, Toniic, UBS, and other leading impact investors.
About Global Partnerships
Founded in 1994, Global Partnerships (GP) is a nonprofit impact investor whose mission is to expand opportunity for people living in poverty. GP invests in sustainable solutions that help impoverished people earn a living and improve their lives.