Category: companies

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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Daproim B Corp Catch Up

June 29, 2017 by in category companies

B CORP CATCH UPESTABLISHED IN 2006, DAPROIM AFRICA IS AN OUTSOURCING SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT OFFERS QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE VOLUME DATA MANAGEMENT SERVICES TO LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS BY TRAINING AND EMPLOYING DISADVANTAGED YOUTH IN EAST AFRICA. B LAB EAST AFRICA CATCHES UP WITH DAPROIM AFRICA LIMITED CEO, CAROLINE WANJIKU KAMANJA. Established in 2006, Daproim Africa [...]

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