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Global Partnerships Named to ImpactAssets 50 for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Global Partnerships (GP) is honored to share that we have been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50) for a fifth consecutive year in 2015.

Established in 2010, the Impact Assets 50 is the only free, public, searchable database of outstanding impact investing fund managers. It includes a range of funds spanning diverse issue areas and investment, with demonstrated and compelling social and environmental impact. Impact investing fund managers included in the IA 50 2015 manage a combined $13.6 billion in assets dedicated to creating measurable, positive impact.

Since its inception in 1994, Global Partnerships has deployed $168.4 million in impact investments to 83 partner organizations delivering sustainable solutions that help their clients increase their incomes and improve their lives. Through these partnerships, GP has positively impacted more than 3.2 million lives in our work to expand opportunity for people living in poverty.

The IA 50 selection committee is chaired by ImpactAssets' Chief Impact Strategist, Jed Emerson, and includes experts from The CAPROCK Group, Toniic, UBS and Blue Haven Initiative. 

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Impact investing allows women like Lucía to receive education and training along with credit, teaching them how to manage their money, grow their incomes and improve their lives.
GP's impact investing focuses on positive impact at the household level. Lucía, pictured here, is a guinea pig farmer in the highland deserts of Peru, where guinea pig is a valued source of protein and an important part of the country's cultural cuisine. Since becoming a client of GP partner ADRA Microfinance three years ago, Lucía has received business training that has helped her successfully scale her operation from 20 guinea pigs to 500, of which she sells approximately 30 per week. Photo © Global Partnerships.

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