“Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

About Us

We help our clients to become more intentional about impact

Innovest Advisory is an impact investment advisory firm helping our clients to become more intentional about impact and embed impact into their processes.

We help our clients to achieve targeted social and environmental outcomes, bringing extensive experience from the development, climate change and broader environmental sectors together with capital markets into the evolving impact investment field.

We work with Fund Managers, Private Asset Owners and Corporates across a broad range of sectors including but not limited to infrastructure, financial inclusion, renewable energy, agribusiness, climate change, job creation and women’s economic empowerment.

We create impact through innovation

We help our clients develop innovative funding structures and development tools, and leverage our international network to contribute funding, know-how and capabilities to achieve agreed development outcomes in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Our Core Values

Our core values are central to who we are and how we operate. Developed by all the members of our team, they shape our culture and help us make decisions.

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We build partnerships

We are a trusted impact intermediary that connects capital with impact opportunities to achieve deep social, environmental and climate impact

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We are purposeful about impact

We infuse purpose into all aspects of our work to drive meaningful change

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We are pioneering

We forge innovative paths to find new solutions to age old challenges

We act with integrity

We are guided by a strong moral impulse to do the right thing and we advocate for strong values that create deep impact among all our stakeholders

Our Clients

Kaah Islamic Microfinance (KIMS) was established in March 2013 as the first microfinance service institution in the Somali regions.

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The only commercial juicing company operating in Sierra Leone and exports tropical fruit to EU and North American Markets.

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Pawame is an off-grid home solar company aiming to electrify the 160 Million households (70% of the population) in Sub-Saharan Africa that do not have access to grid power.

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Better Shelter is a leading humanitarian shelter specialist. Structured as a social enterprise, formed out of a collaboration between UNHCR and the IKEA Foundation in 2013.

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Nigeria’s first financed commercial solar energy provider helping SMEs accelerate growth. ICE is developing innovative solutions to provide sustainable energy in Nigeria.

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Democrance enables insurers to access new market segments, particularly in emerging and mobile-first markets. Large and previously untapped customer bases can now be reached profitably, by allowing low-income, uninsured or under-insured populations to buy, pay for, use and claim for insurance through mobile and other digital channels.

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Crown Agents is an international development company committed to global development and growth.

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Better Shelter is a leading humanitarian shelter specialist. Structured as a social enterprise, formed out of a collaboration between UNHCR and the IKEA Foundation in 2013.

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Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

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The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Working in crises in more than 30 countries, helping to save lives and rebuild futures.

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Global Communities is a global development organisation committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

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World Impact Capital is launching an impact fund that will seek simultaneously to generate risk-adjusted, market-rate financial returns, aiming to increase women’s economic opportunity and sustainable employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

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Novus

Novus Capital Limited is a financial services firm that specialises in commercial projects in the East and West African region that are underserved by both debt and equity products to finance growth, acquisition and expansion.

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Developing World Markets is an emerging and frontier markets investment manager, dedicated to making return-first impact investments that seek risk-appropriate returns for our investors and measurable environmental or social benefits for the developing world.

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Restitution Impact has a determined focus to restitute stolen assets to sovereigns means strong returns for investors and makes Restitution a powerful engine to empower democratic, anti-corruption-focused governments fight corruption through enforcement.

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Valloop unlocks wealth by empowering employees and management to buy the companies they work for, creating value for investors and driving societal change. A radically different approach to buy-outs through its employee ownership-focused model, Valloop’s fund gives investors the opportunity to back SMEs – one of the most underrated asset classes in the world.

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Our Partners

A Pan-African network which promotes collaboration among social investors to achieve social impact across the continent.

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Conduit Capital works with a global impact network to scale solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges.

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GSG brings together impact leaders to solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

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A networking platform for impact players to share knowledge and promote collaboration in impact investing.

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The III seeks to accelerate the growth and improve the effectiveness of the impact investing market.

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A member network that promotes Jersey as the clear leader in future-focused international finance

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The Oxford Impact Investing Programme, a leading programme developing business solutions to the world’s most pressing social problems.

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A diversified multi-manager impact fund investing in funds which contribute towards social equity and environmental solutions.

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Promoting Guernsey’s financial services sector internationally.

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