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Absolute Return for Kids (ARK)

Website: www.arkonline.org
Sector Focus: Children/Youth, Education/research, health

ARK is an international organisation whose purpose is to transform children’s lives. Originally set up by leaders of the alternative investment industry, it delivers high social returns on our philanthropy, leveraging intellectual, financial and political investment. ARK is headqu...

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Actis

Website: www.act.is

Actis is a leading investor in emerging markets, investing exclusively in emerging Asia, Africa and Latin America for more than 60 years. Actis has specialist teams dedicated to private equity, real estate and energy with a track record built on growth capital and leadership investing ...

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Artha Initiative (associated with Rianta Capital Ltd)

Sector Focus: Development/housing, cleantec, other

The Artha program strives to support high impact sustainable enterprises that are validating the market niche for providing goods and services to the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ in India, with an emphasis on agriculture, energy and livelihoods. The platform itself is focused on reducing...

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Bird & Bird

Website: www.twobirds.com

Bird & Bird provides clients with comprehensive advise in all legal areas combining strong legal expertise together with a deep knowledge of the sector. Bird&Bird provides strategic and practical solutions in order to fulfil clients’ needs. As law firm, we are leaders in high ...

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Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund

Website: www.bridgesventures.com
Sector Focus: Children/Youth, Development/housing, Education/research, environment, health, social services, other

Bridges Ventures is a sustainable growth investor established in 2002 with a mission to use its commercial expertise to achieve focused social or environmental benefit, as well as attractive returns for investors. Bridges Ventures has raised four funds to date: Venture Funds I & II,...

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