Category: companies

Earth Month – Celebrating 8 Years of Saving Kakamega Forest

April 27, 2018 by in category B Corps, Blogs, companies

Abel Barasa, an early friend of ECO2LIBRIUM’s Executive Director, once said, “It’s difficult to conserve on an empty stomach.” A true sentiment, indeed, especially in one of the most densely populated and impoverished places on the planet, Kakamega. A place also home to one of the most vibrant, however threatened, ecosystems in the world Kakamega […]

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Impact: The new measure of success

January 29, 2018 by in category B Corps, B Lab East Africa, Blogs, companies, Founders tagged as , , ,

January 2nd marked one year since we started setting up B Lab East Africa, the first African regional hub to support the B Corp movement in Africa. B Lab East Africa was set up with funding from DFID to support East African enterprises using business as a force for good. This involves certifying high impact […]

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Join the Founding African B Corps Class!

November 13, 2017 by in category B Corps, B Lab, Blogs, companies, Founders, News tagged as , , ,

  B Lab East Africa is now working on launching the B Corp African class in September 2018 and we are offering a 50% discount on current annual fees for till that period. 2017 has so far been a great year for certified B Corps and 2018 is set to be even better. If you are for-profit enterprise […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Impact at SOCAP 2017

October 31, 2017 by in category Blogs, companies

In October, thousands gathered in San Francisco for Social Capital Markets (or SOCAP for short) 2017 Forum, an annual impact investing conference that brings together social entrepreneurs and impact investors. The conference, which marked its 10th anniversary this year, started in 2007 to gather impact investors who are navigating new waters in putting capital into positive-impact entrepreneurs. Ten […]

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The 2017 Best for the World Funds in East Africa

October 11, 2017 by in category B Corps, Blogs, companies, GIIRS Funds

We are proud to present the 8 funds operating in East Africa that are among the 28 honored as the 2017 Best for the World Funds. All of them and their portfolio companies have completed a rigorous, third-party review of their impact, setting them head-and-shoulders above the rest. Best for the World Funds have made a […]

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