Meet our Partners

Common problems require collaborative solutions. We collaborate with a variety of partners that are working to make a real change in the world.

We challenge you to use the power of your collaboration to drive meaningful social change. We welcome new alliances with businesses, individuals and organisations looking to increase their social impact and reach within the social impact economy at Impact Hub Geneva. Please get in touch!

 

Financial supporters

Social Impact AG
Social Impact AG (SIAG) is an investment company dedicated to support smart business ideas and initiatives that make a social difference. SIAG was initiated by Invethos, a Swiss wealth management company based in Berne, and is backed by private and institutional investors. Launched in 2012, SIAG invests through loans and equity, accompanied by advice.
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Lunt Foundation aims to promote awareness of sustainable solutions to major societal and environmental challenges of our time. Their mission is to communicate these solutions to the public, from youth to business leaders. The foundation also helps social entrepreneurs to better communicate their project and improve their social impact on society.
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The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer.
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Fonds de repartition des benefices de la loterie romande. En charge de la redistribution des bénéfices de la loterie romande pour des projets d'utilité publique dans le canton de genève,
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Commission pour la technologie et l'innovation (CTI) développe et met en oeuvre les mesures et les instruments les plus efficaces pour valoriser le potentiel inexploité de l’innovation scientifique en Suisse en tant que moteur de l’économie nationale.

PARTNERS & ALLIES

Onl'fait
En collaboration avec Impact Hub Geneva, l’association Onl’Fait propose un lieu ouvert et accessible à toute personne désireuse de partager, essayer, se planter, recommencer, développer, construire, reconstruire, réparer, révolutionner une idée, un concept, un prototype, un produit au sein d’une communauté éclectique de passionné/e/s.
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The Artha Platform ("Artha" or "Artha Platform") is an online community and website dedicated to building relationships between impact investors and donors, and social entrepreneurs and capacity building support organizations (all "Sector Participants" or "Artha community") working on or in India. It is an independent initiative supported by Rianta Capital Zurich.
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UNDP works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
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The members of the Global Shapers have a vision to build a better world for future generations. We seek to make the voice and interests of young people count in local and global decisions, as well as to mobilize youth to improve social, economic and environmental wellbeing for people today and tomorrow. Our strength as a hub comes from our diversity and our common belief in the importance of responsible leadership. We are focused not only on being leaders, but on how our endeavours affect the people, places and world around us. By pooling the skills and resources within the hub, we can support each other to be more responsible leaders and also support the development of responsible leadership with up and coming leaders within the local Geneva community and the wider Global Shapers community.
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Just Innovate is a non-profit educational initiative whose mission is to inspire and facilitate the creation of social innovations within student communities. Just Innovate believes that students are one of the greatest and yet least utilised resources for bringing about social change.
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GPHI2 is a unique platform that draws on the knowledge and experience of the largest humanitarian network in the world – The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – and leverages the creative capacity of corporate and other partners to tackle key humanitarian challenges. The GPHI2 gathers thought shapers and innovators from a broad range of sectors around one common purpose: improving the impact of humanitarian action.
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We believe that the world’s greatest challenges will never be solved by one person or organization alone. We need to work together. That’s why we set out to create a thriving innovationecosystem where people collaborate across organizations, cultures and generations to solve the grand challenges of our time (*as defined by the United Nations).
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Swiss not-for-profit association, based in the heart of International Geneva. We foster need driven innovation in the humanitarian sector by combining creative minds f rom CERN, International Organisations, NGOs, Academia and the Private Sector to work in interdisciplinary teams on topics beneficial to society.
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The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. Our aim is for businesses in developing countries to become more competitive in global markets, speeding economic development and contributing to the achievement of the United Nations Global Goals for sustainable development.
 
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Codethic a été créé afin de fournir aux entreprises les orientations et l’expertise dont elles ont besoin pour consolider leur engagement envers la société et leurs parties prenantes. Nous aidons les organisations à consolider leur culture d’entreprise grâce à l’innovation et à la promotion du dialogue entre les parties prenantes.
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Based on previous experiences and equipped with this knowledge of the Swiss environment, Ashoka now feels ready and confident to take the next step: creating impact not only at the organisation level but also at the ecosystem level. This programme not only aims at creating a community of Swiss changemakers with an innovative vision for the social sector but also at redefining the frontiers of social entrepreneurship in Switzerland!
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At Swiss Tech Association, we hack the learning environment to accelerate international success from tech start-ups based in Switzerland. Our aim is connecting people together, make them share ideas & experiences, so they become stronger.
Together with Impact Hub Geneva we organize - among other projects - our regular Geneva Swiss Tech Talks.
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Le prix IDDEA est organisé par l’association IDDEA, composée de représentants de la Ville de Genève, de la FER, des SIG, d’APRES-GE, de la Fondetec, de Genilem et de la JCI Genève, avec les soutiens ponctuels d’autres partenaires et sponsors. Il a été créé et lancé initialement par la Jeune Chambre Internationale de Genève en 2012. La démarche de l’association IDDEA au travers de son prix est d’encourager, d’accompagner et de récompenser les individus qui entreprennent sur la base d’idées liées au développement durable dans l’espace économique genevois.
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We believe in creating value for our clients and social impact through our projects. We build capacity by passing on knowledge and expertise to our clients, and we guide them in forming partnerships that will help them to realize their potential and fulfill their goals.
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We are a youth driven social enterprise. We believe that the world needs more people who come together to imagine, design, and implement bold solutions to today’s most pressing social, environmental and economic challenges. That is why we provide fun, inspiring and engaging trainings as well as events that empower people who would usually not meet to collaborate radically and unleash their full changemaker potential.
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The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.
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We are an open and collaborative innovation lab. A mixture of digital and ecological fablab who shares a self-funded multipurpose space with entrepreneurs, associations and curious individuals.  A fablab (along the lines of, and part of the MIT model) is one of our Innovation labs, but for us, just the starting point for building the circular economy.
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The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.
 
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B Corps meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability, and aspire to use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems. Impact Hub Geneva is proud to be a certified Bcorp since 2015.
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The Global Humanitarian Lab is a multi-stakeholder innovation lab to develop appropriate humanitarian solutions for and with the affected populations. It is a partnership of leading humanitarian organisations, public- and private-sector entities, networks, as well as the global crowd. Impact Hub Geneva supports the development of the Global Humanitarian Lab and connects it to the global Impact Hub network.
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We’re a Swiss association aiming to organise the first Geneva Global Goals Innovation Day - G3iD on March 24th 2017 with the objective to: Unleash the creative potential of International Geneva; Promote & practice disruptive innovation and co-creation; and Forge innovation partnerships & collaboration
to radically accelerate progress towards the global goals. Join in by contacting 
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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.

SPACE IN-KIND SPONSORSHIP

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Vitra is a Swiss family-owned company. It not only makes furniture and creates retail environments, but also has its own Campus with buildings by leading international architects. For more than fifty years, Vitra has developed office furniture that is innovative, functional and aesthetically appealing. The role of the office has grown in importance over the years, with intelligent spatial solutions making a significant contribution to the identity and success of today’s companies.

NETWORKING PARTNERS

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Véritable pont entre la recherche et la politique, le think tank foraus développe des recommandations sur la politique étrangère pour les décideurs politiques et le grand public. Grâce à son modèle unique de participation bénévole, le foraus est devenu la plateforme nationale de référence pour les passionnés de politique étrangère qui souhaitent influencer les choix de demain.
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Present in 124 countries and with over 86’000 members, AIESEC is the world’s largest student-run organization. It is focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development. We offer young people the opportunity to gain professional skills all the while having a positive impact on society.
 
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ebbf is a Baha’i-inspired global learning community that accompanies mindful individuals and groups through daily work and discourse to transform business and the economy thereby contributing to a prosperous, just and sustainable civilisation
 
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CAUX - Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.
 
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CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!
 
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CSR Geneva is a social network for Geneva-based people interested in corporate responsibility, accountability, sustainability, social enterprise, & responsible finance. We share information on relevant events, reports, jobs & opinions, & gather for seasonal social events & ad hoc dinners when ‘global gurus’ are in town.
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SIGEF is an annual international event that gathers non-profit organizations, renowned speakers, social entrepreneurs and the general public for three days of dialogue and interaction. It features plenary sessions, cultural events and networking opportunities, as well as NGO and project showcases.
 
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Alternatiba Léman fait partie du movement international d'Alternatiba et a pour but de: Sensibiliser le bassin lémanique avant les sommets mondiaux pour le climat; Renforcer la dynamique transfrontalière en répondant au défi climatique; et Contribuer à l‘émergence d’un autre modèle de développement pour notre région et la planète. En savoir plus sur le festival Alternatiba Léman 2016.