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Partners of the SDG INVESTMENTS® Platform offer additional services to both investors and project initiators. These services include expert opinions, sustainability ratings, studies, evaluations or other consulting services.
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Financial Service Provider
AHP Capital Manangement GmbH is a BaFin regulated financial services provider. AHP provides structuring services to SDG INVESTMENTS GmbH. SDG INVESTMENT GmbH is a Tied Agent of AHP.Website >
imug Beratungsgesellschaft was founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the Institut für Markt-Umwelt-Gesellschaft at Leibniz Universität Hannover. As a consulting firm specializing in CSR and sustainability, imug combines subject and sector expertise with many years of implementation experience in consulting and ESG assessment of companies. In Germany, imug is one of the leading independent research agencies for sustainable investments.Website >
FUNKELFEUER supports companies in making sustainability the driving force for innovation, creativity and economic success: From the examination or development of sustainable ideas, projects and business models through leadership and cultural adaptation to internal transformation. Regardless of whether you are a start-up just starting operation, an established company changing the course or an investor looking to review an investment. We are FUNKELFEUER - an interdisciplinary team of founders, managers, consultants, scientists, engineers and coaches. Our way of thinking is entrepreneurial, co-creative, visionary and pragmatic. We are thinkers, moderators and bridge builders with many years of experience in a wide range of industries from energy, greentec, mobility, water and heat to telecommunications, aviation, logistics and more.Website >
primeCROWD is Austria's largest startup-investors-network, which links investors with selected start-ups and supports them throughout the entire investment process. It currently holds more than 1,000 investors, 200 incubators, accelerators and VC's, who have financed investments of more than 11 million Euro so far. Startups finance themselves through primeCROWD in the form of equity investments, which distinguishes the network from existing crowd investing platforms. Investors can directly invest in startups from 10,000 Euro, directly participate in entrepreneurial activities and develop a new asset class for themselves with start-up investments. So far there have been 20 startup investments, 18 of which are developing extremely well and one of which has already achieved a partial exit.Website >
Wider Sense is an advisory firm for companies and foundations, specializing in corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and social investment. Wider Sense provides tailor-made, strategic guidance and implementation to help its clients design the most effective and innovative social change programs. Founded in 2011 as a social business, which evolved as a certified B corporation in 2015, the higher purpose of the company is to actively contribute to a fair and sustainable future. Wider Sense therefore advises individuals, as well as businesses all over the world on how to invest their resources wisely for the good of society. With their international reach and multidisciplinary team, Wider Sense has served clients in more than 30 countries and has worked on over 80 projects, creating a direct impact on more than EUR 100m of social change funds.Website >
Impact Investment Advisory
Roots of Impact is a specialized consulting firm for impact investing and development finance. We advise impact investors, foundations, companies and public institutions on the development and implementation of individual impact investment strategies.Website >
The NCI Institute for Sustainable Investments based in Munich was founded at the beginning of 2015 by Rolf D. Häßler. It supports institutional investors in the development and implementation of a sustainable investment strategy tailored to their values and objectives. This includes analysing and documenting the social and environmental effects of individual investment solutions. The basis for these individual opinions are, among other things, The social reporting standards.
EccoWorks is located in Oberursel (Taunus) and was founded in 2007 by Prof. Dr. Henry Schäfer. The company supports banks, foundations and pension funds with conceptual design and implementations of sustainable investment strategies. A special competence is the development of sustainable investment products and their impact. The current focus is on climate relevance and social impact.Website >
Since 2010, BNU Consulting for Sustainable Business Management has been supporting medium-sized companies in the development and design of sustainability strategies. Since 2016, BNU gave advice on topics related to sustainable investment for clients including large financial service providers (media design, market research) and universities (executive programs).Website >
Impact Investing Advisor
PHINEO is the leading impact consulting company in Germany with around 60 employees. As an independent, non-profit analysis and consulting company, PHINEO helps private investors, family offices, foundations and companies to use their capital with effect and return. The company supports them in defining their strategic impact goals and integrating them into their capital investments, from the development of a vision and impact-oriented investment strategy to the implementation, monitoring and impact reporting of the investments. PHINEO already analysed the impact of 912 non-profit organisations and carried out more than 160 consulting projects.Website >
Borderstep researches the future and examines what is coming (innovation) and what will remain (sustainability). Scientific work is used to analyse problem solutions for sustainable management and to develop future-oriented strategies for companies, founders, associations and politics. As an independent and non-profit research institution, Borderstep is active in the field of application-oriented innovation and entrepreneurship research and is committed to the principle of sustainable development.
Development of cross-sectoral impact investing strategies for investors with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Identification of impact investments. Analysis of impact investments and the underlying business models and supply chains economic as well as effect-related-processing of impact business cases for the investability. Preparation of investment memos for investment committee. Implementation/accompaniment of due diligence monitoring and moderation of the entire negotiation process to transaction-post-investment support and trouble shooting. Perception of supervisory and control functions for impact investors. Steinbeis Consulting Impact Investing is a company headquartered in Stuttgart in the Steinbeis group, which has been synonymous with successful technology transfer in 80 countries for 45 years.Website >
The Impact Club is an international Association for Impact Entrepreneurs - an organization for those who bring us closer to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals through their innovative, scalable and sustainable business solutions. Our objective is to inspire the launch and expansion of more successful impact ventures, raise the awareness about impact investing, promote and support the scaling of tested impact solutions and contribute to a necessary mindset change to bring impact investing from niche to mainstream.Website >
Markets took up the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as investment topics. Green Bonds, Climate Bonds and other instruments experience impressive growth. Unfortunately private retail clients still have limited opportunities to invest responsibly via traditional banks. INVESTABEL aims at changing this. With long-standing experience in the banking sector, information and knowledge.Website >
The HmcS Group (www.hmcs.com) specialises in the supervision of financing and credit portfolios for banks, insurance companies and financial investors. In this environment, we also act as an independent trustee and take over the responsibility for credit collateral that is linked to loans and public bonds. We perceive the necessary safeguarding and control functions and ensure in the crisis a targeted introduction of measures to minimise risk. As an established outsourcing service provider, we meet the requirements of financial supervision, have audited organisational structures and, with a team of more than 75 employees, provide a proven expertise in dealing with monitoring third party assets.Website >
Oaklet GmbH, headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, was founded in 2006 as bank-independent offerer of securitization solutions. With a securitised volume of over € 4 billion, the company is one of the leading securitisation specialists in German-speaking countries and a product supplier for family offices, private banks, pension funds and other institutional investor groups. Process support, from product design and modelling to issuing and ongoing secondary market support are the key strengths of the company. The paradigm shift in the financial market leads to a growing range of services.Website >
As a company builder, the Liamont Ventures GmbH from Frankfurt am Main is concentrating on the development, implementation and financing of future-oriented business models for startups and medium-scale businesses. Our objective is to develop future-oriented business models bringing in the area of equity capital, or ' bankable ' in the area of debt. This is achieved in the first step by focusing on customer benefits and the resulting revenue streams. As a further consequence, our focus is on company growth through individual scalability and reach strategies. Our active support in the implementation of the business model contributes significantly to the investment assurance. This activist management approach distinguishes us strongly from pure consulting houses.Website >
The GreenTech Hub is Frankfurt's first innovation platform and co-working space dedicated to startups in the green tech, clean tech, green finance and sustainable development sectors. Leveraging the networks of the co-founders TechQuartier - Frankfurt's most bustling innovation hub, and Finance in Motion - one of the worlds leading impact investors, the GreenTech Hub gathers a community of startups, impact investors, mentors, corporates, academia and public institutions to collaborate on innovative ideas that tackle environmental challenges facing humanity.Website >
Uhusiano Capital is a London-based investment boutique specialised in impact investments in Africa. Uhusiano Capital's founding principle is the fundamental belief that both impact capital and commercial capital serve as catalysts for long-term sustainable projects, funds and products in Africa. Founded in May 2016, Uhusiano Capital provides expertise in raising capital for initial financing, start-ups, investments in Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs), green energy projects and strategic advice focusing on impact issues and international business development.Website >
Impact Investing Initiative
Pensions for Purpose was established to raise awareness of impact investment amongst pension funds. Around 40% of pension funds say they have not invested in impact investment because of a lack of knowledge. Pensions for Purpose curates thought leadership content on ESG, sustainable and impact investment written by its Influencer members, who are mostly fund managers, legal firms and investment consultants. Affiliate members (pension funds and their advisers) receive a monthly email updating them of the latest content on the platform so that they can keep abreast of the latest thinking in this growth area. The staff at Pensions for Purpose also run training workshops, discussion groups and conferences for pension funds on ESG, sustainable and impact investment.Website >
Smart Infrastructure Ventures is a venture capital fund focusing on early-stage start-up teams in SmartCity, energy, eHealth and other related industries. Through cooperations with the award-winning SpinLab - The HHL Accelerator and the renowned HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management there is special access to established start-up networks, regional high-tech centers and strong investment partners.Website >