Project of Impact investment and Business development
Embedding Impact is a social impact measurement and management consultancy driven to enable social value creation at the intersection of business and society.
Embedding Impact delivers value for organisations through measuring social value created and using these insights to deepen impact using stakeholder centric and data driven methodologies.
The client portfolio ranges from businesses, government agencies, civil organisations, community trusts, endowment trusts and foundations to social enterprises.
Embedding Impact was established in 2018 by Behold SA and Forethough Africa enabling us to tap into existing best track record and expertise in impact management and strategy advisory since 2010.
We have offices in Cape Town & Johannesburg in South Africa.
In 2019 we joined the international ClimateKIC family by organizing the largest green business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad in Colombia. In three years time we evolved into a CleantechHUB offering a full range of climate entrepreneurship programs in Colombia, Mexico and the Latin America & Caribbean region.
Starting with 14 companies in ClimateLaunchpad in 2019 we managed to support over 500 climate innovations. Nowadays we offer various programs of our European Climate Innovation partner Climate KIC in various stages of entrepreneurial innovation like Climathon (Ideation Hackathon for SDGs and sustainable cities), Climatelaunchpad (global incubation program), Climaccelerator (start to scale up) and Clean Growth (International scale).
Generous Minds is a collective of purpose driven consultants and like-minded investors and entrepreneurs with a joint ambition: to solve societal problems in an entrepreneurial way by accelerating and magnifying the success of so-called Good Businesses. These are businesses whose products, services and organisational structure directly contribute to the new economy and better world.
Founded in 2009, Generous Minds supported over 175 purpose driven companies to accelerate their growth and impact. GM has over €175,000,000 active in funding with an 80% success rate and network of 175+ Impact Financiers. The collective consists of ± 35 senior experts in a broad variety of relevant Industries, skills sets, sector knowledge and networks. B-Corp certified since 2015 as one of the first organisations in NL with 122 points and thus in the top 5 in the world.
Jop Blom & Dieuwertje Damen founded Rainbow Collection during the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa where they developed a fair trade orange bracelet campaign. This was followed by the "Shake the World" campaign to raise awareness for the Millennium Development Goals. In total millions of people worldwide were inspired, over 500.000+ bracelets were sold and hundreds of jobs created for the female crafters and many other successful meaningful marketing campaigns followed to inspire the world for good.
This resulted in setting up a creative impact agency Rainbow Collection to integrate sustainability, impact and branding to assist organisations to create a sustainable future for their brand, business and the world around them. At Rainbow Collection we think impact first. Together with our clients we develop sustainability strategies and grow meaningful brands that make business and the world thrive.
Jop Blom & Dieuwertje Damen founded Rainbow Collection during the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Together they developed a successful meaningful fair trade orange bracelet campaign in which they inspired millions of Dutch soccer fans, sold over 150.000 bracelets that were produced by over 350 female crafters in KwaZulu Natal.
This was followed by an international fair trade “Shake the World” fair trade bracelet campaign to raise awareness for the Millennium Development Goals in which millions of people were inspired, 350.000 bracelets were sold and hundreds of jobs created for the female crafters. After these campaigns many meaningful “guerrilla” marketing campaigns followed.