Metro Manila, Philippines –Supports social entrepreneurs drive growth for their businesses without losing sight of their impact. Through the Social Impact Accelerator, we provide highly scalable social entrepreneurs access to markets, talents, capital, and guidance. As at Dec 2018 admitting 2019 cohort. Provide
- TAILORED MENTORSHIP FROM BUSINESS LEADERS
- NETWORK SUPPORT & BUSINESS MATCHING
- INVESTOR ROUNDTABLES & MEETING
- IMPACT MEASUREMENT TOOLS & TRAINING
- Entrepreneurship LECTURE SERIES AND WORKSHOPS
- PITCH KARAOKE SESSIONS & DEMO DAY
- FREE LEGAL & MANAGEMENT ADVISORY SERVICES
- FREE USE OF COWORKING SPACE & FACILITIES
Uses the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the main framework, they cluster the SDGs into 12 impact tracks:
Inclusive & RESILIENT Communities
Development of rural areas and cities are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable with innovative infrastructure and transportation systems in place
Responsible Production & Consumption
Mindful and sustainable practices in sourcing and manufacturing goods that minimize our ecological footprint and uphold human rights for all stakeholders in the value chain
Water, Sanitation & HYGIENE
Enable affordable access to enough safe water for consumption, sanitation, and hygiene
Empower women and girls and achieve gender equality
Source sufficient and safe food, while limiting waste and ensuring proper nutrition for all
Reach unbanked and underserved individuals through innovative and accessible finance products that promote inclusion and economic empowerment
Learning & Education
Provide access to affordable, inclusive, and equitable quality education and learning opportunities for all
The Future of Work
Contribute to inclusive and sustainable economic growth through increased productivity and decent work, leading to better quality of life
Develop affordable, scalable, and accessible solutions to humanitarian crises and build resilient communities
Environment & Energy
Responsible interventions that protect our natural resources and minimize negative impact on the planet, including innovations in harnessing affordable, clean, and renewable sources of energy that do not endanger life on land and on water
Medicine & Healthcare
Promote affordable and accessible quality products and services for health and well-being
Innovating agriculture tools, systems, and practices while reducing negative impact on the planet and improving quality of life for communities of farmers and fishers
We empower Social Enterprises in the Middle East.
Consult and Coach for a Cause (C3) enables social entrepreneurs to become active agents of positive social change by leveraging experienced professionals seeking meaningful ways to give back.
(C3) is partnering with HSBC to expand the C3 Social Impact Accelerator program– a program that supports entrepreneurs solve major social challenges, and invites applicants from UAE, Egypt, Kuwait and Oman.
Participants have the opportunity to access workshops on generating revenue, best pitching practices and governance and social impact measurement.
Participants receive one-on-one support from business and social impact experts and introductions to corporate organizations, media coverage, and referrals to C3 and its partners networks.
C3 features a board simulation and a pitch competition, and the winner of the program receive a cash prize of US$10,000.
C3 program’s model is designed to help entrepreneurs develop the skills they need to deliver their social business goals. It is a unique model that relies on the efforts of multiple experts and provides tailored training to those seeking to make a lasting difference and do business differently.
C3 is partnering with HSBC on what they say consider is the one-of-a-kind impact accelerator program in the region.”
Working with more than 250 entrepreneurs, 1,000 experts and 10 corporate partners, C3 is currently on its sixth year in business and has sought to provide avenues to empower social enterpresis.
Previous winners from C3’s Social Enterprise Impact Accelerator 2017 include:
- Democrance, an insurance tech company that has raised $800,000 in a recent round,
- Roots Bistro, a UAE-based sustainable restaurant. Further,
- Evolvin Women, a platform providing employment opportunities for women from developing countries, has secured a spot in Dubai Startup Hub’s Market Access program.