The cases

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The report includes 37 documented case studies from a total of 120 initiatives identified by the consultants and the committee of experts. Some of the criteria considered for their selection included financial sustainability, social innovation, replicability potential, and silo representation.

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Colombia

Foundation

IC Fundación and Chocolate Colombia

Support and Finance for Cooperatives

Mexico

Investor

CO_ apoya el ecosistema

entrepreneurship ecosystem in Mexico

Brazil

Investor

Instituto Carlyle

A private equity fund servicing better education

Colombia

Investor

Patient capital for rural development

Acumen’s Fondo Pionero and Cacao Hunters

Colombia

Foundation

Social Impact Bonds

An outcomes-based approach for social interventions

Brazil

Professional services firms

Conexsus

supports community businesses that contribute to biome conservation

Mexico

Investor

Promotora Social México

Investment and close guidance for social businesses

Colombia

Foundation

Fundación Santo Domingo

develops social housing macro-projects

Peru

Corporations

UNACEM

invests in Yaqua to facilitate access to drinking water

Colombia

Investor

Fondo Inversor

Capital and support for impact organizations

Mexico

Corporations

Fomento Social Banamex

Supporting indigenous communities through innovation

Colombia

Public sector and multilateral institutions

Ruta N

connects academia, businesses, and government to develop the science, technology, and innovation ecosystem of Medellín

Colombia

Academic institutions and think thanks

El Proyecto Utopía

works for the transformation of the Colombian countryside

Argentina

Company

Banco Galicia

addresses social investment from the continuum of capital

Guatemala

Foundation

Fundación Argidius

promotes the strengthening of entrepreneurship ecosystems

Mexico

Foundation

Fundación Gonzalo Río Arronte

Venture philanthropy and advocacy

Chile

Foundation

Fundación Colunga

A range of financial vehicles to support social purpose organizations in different stages of development

Brazil

Professional services firms

Din4mo and Programa Vivenda

Blended finance para financiar reformas de vivienda

Brazil

Foundation

Fundación Lemann

strives to reduce deficiencies in Brazilian education

Colombia

Foundation

Fundación Grupo Bancolombia

New opportunities for sustainable income for rural communities

Brazil

Foundation

FIIMP

A laboratory to experiment with investing for impact

Mexico

Foundation

Nacional Monte de Piedad

supports employability among vulnerable sectors in Mexico

Colombia

Foundation

Fundación WWB

Gender equality and development opportunities

Colombia

Investor

Fondo Acción

Financial, social, and environmental retuns

Guatemala

Financial institutions

Root Capital

finances the growth of the agricultural sector

Brazil

Professional Services Firm

Programa de Aceleração da Plataforma Parceiros pela Amazônia

Hybrid finance instruments for conservation

Brazil

Investor

In3Citi

builds an ecosystem for impact investment

Argentina

Family Office

Puerto Asís Investments

an investing for purpose platform that operates across the continuum of capital

Chile

Investor

FIS Ameris

An impact-first fund

Mexico

Company

Centro Cemex-Tec

Building sustainable communities

Brazil

Corporation

Lab Habitação

Large companies united to promote social-housing startups

Mexico

Foundation

Fundación Comunidar

works to strengthen philanthropic organizations

Mexico

Foundation

Fundación Quiera

supports organizations that protect the rights of vulnerable children and youth

Brazil

Corporations

Programa ReDes

Public-private partnership for the development of inclusive businesses

Brazil

Financial institutions

Bemtevi fortalece el microcrédito

through human and financial capital

Peru

Investor

NESsT invierte en empresas sociales

that introduce innovative business models

Colombia

Foundation

Fundación Sofía Pérez de Soto

finances the growth of the agricultural sector