From Business Wire: NurturMe, the family of certified-organic dried baby food and toddler snacks, has secured $1.5 million in growth expansion capital from EcoEnterprises Fund to help accelerate its growth as the first and only brand to offer pure organic quinoa products for babies and toddlers, as well as scale its social and environmental impact. Read more here...
Endeavor's High Impact Entrepreneurship Blog spotlights EcoEnterprises Fund's recent investment in Ecoflora. The investment represents the first investment of the Fund in a Colombian company. Based in Medellin, Ecoflora is an innovative business that focuses on developing biopesticides and offering clients a natural solution for integrated and sustainable pest and disease management. Read more here...
EcoEnterprises Fund is cited in Bain & Company report on Impact Investing in Latin America: "... EcoEnterprises Fund, focusing on Central America, has also delivered on its environmental and financial promises in its first investment portfolio. The first portfolio created more than 3,500 jobs and conserved nearly a million hectares of land, benefiting 293 communities and conservation groups. Thanks to that success, it has raised a second fund and is currently invested in successful businesses, including Runa, an Amazon rainforest tea export and bottling business".
EcoEnterprises Fund announces its Commitment to Action at the Clinton Global Initiative in NYC at the convening of global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
Tammy Newmark serves as speaker: “Can impact investing prioritize profit, people, and the planet?”
EcoEnterprises Fund applauds G8 support for impact investment.
"EcoEnterprises Fund's Experience in Sustainable Forestry" is featured in the European Tropical Forest Research Network publication: "Good Business Making Private Investment Work For Tropical Forest", (page 67).
Tammy Newmark, CEO of EcoEnterprises Fund, participates in the panel discussion: “Impact investing: on its way to mainstream?” in Upsides online magazine.
EcoEnterprises Fund mentioned in "Helping Coffee Growers Do Deals".
The Wall Street Journal.