SERVICES

We can support you from start to finish

 

Starting with us on the journey of positive impact and regenerative growth is an immersive, holistic and transformative process.

We mobilise additional funding for vertical societal challenges and assist in the scaling up and replication of innovative impact models and partnership coalitions, driving capital to end-beneficiaries and transforming their socio-economic development through market-based business models or program delivery.

 

This typically includes a combination of impact management and organisational capacity building, while incorporating blended finance design & structuring, due diligence and robust commercialisation strategies, risk assessment, operations & governance and the brokerage of aligned coalition partnerships.

 

We are cause agnostic with experience spanning across different verticals, including global health, mental health, empowering women & girls, financial inclusion, decent work & economic growth, high-impact value & supply-chains, food security, natural value, affordable housing and indigenous affairs.

Impact Management

To achieve meaningful impact at scale, many ecosystem players aim to influence the actions and investments of the public and private sectors as well as to address the complex and deeply entrenched conditions that hold social problems in place.

With an ever increasing demand and expectation by all stakeholders to have a social license to operate, the need to authentically demonstrate and measure impact is becoming an imperative for any business in order to attract and retain talent, clients and investors.

We support all types of businesses, from funders, investors and program deliverers to mainstream corporate businesses, asset and investment managers, with a range of ways to deploy capital for social impact. With new and expanded applications of assets, knowledge, skills, networks, and resources, we help to build smart and innovative partnerships that leverage precious funding dollars, amplify impact across portfolios and provide effective insights into policy levers.

We also define and communicate compelling impact narratives that demonstrate your impact to social investors and key internal and external stakeholders. Our proprietary 37°C Impact Technology platform fosters valuable feedback loops to advance ongoing impact effectiveness and provides a technology solution that addresses high operational costs in the collection of impact data.

Our service solutions include:

Our proprietary 37°C ecosystem mapping approach is powered by a trusted, dynamic digital technology solution. We provide your organisation with powerful and critical information on how to leverage and amplify your organisations’ influence and resources to maximise impact. An ecosystem map is an essential strategic tool that assists organisations build new partnerships and understand opportunities and intersectionalities. It provides a discovery mechanism to view underlying patterns, correlations, causations, and bottlenecks and results in the ability for an organisation to leverage these insights to achieve your business and impact outcomes objectives within a single organisation or can be applied across an economic/geographic cluster or ecosystem.
Design of impact strategy, investment thesis, and impact risk appetite statements, including alignment of an organisation’s impact intention with the organisation’s overall strategy and business goals. We work closely with you to co-design and help define social investment criteria for the business units, programs, products and investment portfolios. We develop and improve on a clear social and environmental offering and help connect the social and environmental impact via mapping of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), other thematics or global impact taxonomies to the organisational performance.
Design and development practical & agile outcomes measurement & evaluation frameworks, Theory of Change models and impact logic models using lean impact data and global impact taxonomies.
Our mobile-enabled impact technology solution allows any organisation to capture and collect valuable impact data and monitor and evaluate particular programs or initiatives in a cost-effective manner anywhere in the world. Ask us about our other quantitative and qualitative solutions to compellingly demonstrate your impact.
Together with our technology service delivery partners, we dynamically create compelling data visualisations, ecosystem maps and reports that allow for better decision-making at the Board and management level and provide digital storytelling services that create meaningful marketing collateral, digital assets and media content to amplify and improve client and investor engagement.
We have hands-on experience in identifying gender-related intersectionalities, barriers, bottlenecks or leverage points within your existing portfolio, program or products and can provide you with strategies on how to improve and maximise investor, beneficiary and member engagement.
Our clients can tap into our impact expertise as members of a firm’s technical advisory board or at call. We run various workshops on global social investment issues and trends and work with executives and boards to incorporate and embed impact into business operations, corporate strategy or investment portfolio.

Enterprise Scale-Up

We help you to build out your organisation’s social license to operate and scale your impact, no matter what stage of the business life cycle your enterprise is at, ensuring that the business model moves from sustainable to regenerative.

We support impact enterprises over the medium-term horizon by acting as your virtual extension of your executive management team. We build investment-readiness and critical organisational step-changes across people, systems and processes. We ensure sound commercialisation plans and innovative business models to achieve the twin objectives of positive impact and business growth.

Our service solutions include:

We design new or restructure existing business models towards a regenerative nature, drawing on leading-edge social innovation methodologies and models.
We build Shared Value business cases and broker cross-sector partnerships to develop ecosystems. We identify & implement purposeful new customer engagement opportunities, position and recalibrate product, services, supply-chains, distribution, sales and marketing strategy for impact and business growth.
We work across the entire business to ensure your organisation can meet the investor’s due diligence requirements, which may include building an organisation’s internal controls, reviewing operational risk and assessing the gaps and working with the business to develop an implementation business plan that addresses the operational gaps and develops the business for scaling up. Our investment-readiness support ranges across the full investor market spectrum.

We can re-design and reconfigure your organisation’s scale-up go-to-market strategy; developing commercialisation strategies, including assessments of the organisation’s business units, operational gaps and ability for the business to pass investor requirements and expectations in terms of any capital raising activities – be it institutional, sub-institution or retail-grade.

We build operational capacity at the enterprise, program, product or investment levels; design, development and building of robust operating and enterprise framework solutions for systems, people, processes and controls.
We will assist you to test and determine the best product/service-market fit and develop new customer, investor, beneficiary channels.
We offer our clients our technical expertise and networks through CEO mentoring or contributing as an independent member of your Advisory Committee.

Social Investment Solutions

We design bespoke Social Investment solutions by applying our structured finance, transaction advisory and funds management expertise to create the most appropriate funding mechanisms. We believe in the catalytic power of aligned stacks of capital that result in maximising positive impact.

Our service solutions include:

We provide a deeper look-through on investment portfolios by applying an impact lens. We sit alongside your portfolio management team or investment committee to provide qualitative insights regarding impact risk to strengthen the overall investment decision-making process.
We work with you to develop impact strategies that extend your existing investment portfolio mandates and help develop shared fundamentals for how your fund or investment portfolios define its impact, manage and demonstrate the impact footprint according to global impact frameworks and taxonomies, such as the Sustainable Development Goals.
We have expertise in designing and developing innovative blended finance solutions along the full continuum of the capital spectrum. Our experience in the international development space and within the social and government sectors allows us to mobilise blended capital stacks with risk-adjusted returns.
We have hands on experience in Pay-for-Outcomes funding models including Development Impact Bonds and Social Impact Bonds, within the local and global landscapes.
We have deep expertise to create Impact Funds from product design, development and implementation phase including development of risk and investment governance frameworks that can support your organisation’s licensing arrangements and fiduciary duties.
Through our global networks as intermediaries we identify, source, evaluate and broker social investment dealflow to create a pipeline of investment ready opportunities for funders that align with your mandate.
We support investors, financial intermediaries, fund managers and asset owners on assessing impact investments through detailed due diligence and risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
We help educate, translate and help (Ultra) High-Net-Worth Individuals, Family Offices and Foundations extend traditional giving strategies towards venture philanthropy and other impactful ways to deploy and participate in impactful initiatives.