SEIF’s new impact self-assessment, “Get Your Impact”, is ready for testing!

What is the socio-environmental impact of your start-up? Check the new “Get Your Impact” tool from SEIF to find out! SEIF’s latest development provides the Swiss start-up landscape with a simple-to-use self-assessment tool to measure and compare socio-environmental impact in a standardised and systematic way. The tool is based on the five impact dimensions of […]

Impact Investing: Beyond ESG!

Sustainable investments continue to grow rapidly. For nine years in a row, Switzerland experienced a double-digit growth in sustainable investments. The most commonly used of all sustainable investment approaches is the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors right before ESG Engagement and Exclusion.1 When applying Engagement, shareholders initiate a conversation with the goal […]

Showcase 2030: A successful workshop for EPFL Tech4Impact

Nowadays, impact is on everyone’s lips and has experienced momentum. Indeed, according to research conducted by SEIF, over 50% of start-ups coming out of the leading Swiss technical universities address one or more UN SDG’s. Yet, SEIF has identified that start-ups are unsure how to measure their degree of impact as the term remains ambiguous. […]

What is Impact Management?

Impact Management We are in the fifth week of the Social Impact Accelerator, with impact management being a key component within the first few weeks. But what exactly does impact management mean? Why is it important?  And how do you get started? We dove deep into these questions with each social entrepreneur, and have answered […]

The 10 Zebra startups that will take part in the SIA

Out of the 50 applications for the Social Impact Accelerator, a total of 10 Zebra startups will participate in the three-month accelerator program that launched on April 29th.  We are excited to support these Zebra startups on their growth journey: Backpack2schoolHemolyticsSEET – Support Education, Empower TogetherrrreefsFairpictureButterfyRoot & Branch – Inclusion and ReturnRegeMena CooperativeSolafricaINNTRA – Innovative […]