Global Impact Grid – GIG (Germany)
In the sociSDG project, GIG will focus on the SDG11: SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES.
Global Impact Grid GbR (GIG) is an advisory network within the social innovation and positive impact realm, focused on fostering synergies as well as helping concepts grow and scale within Europe and beyond. GIG has been established in the form of a non-employer firm, which is currently managed by three entrepreneurs (two of whom are coming from and partly still working with Institute Corporate Responsibility Management at Steinbeis University Berlin) and connects experts from various fields. GIG focuses on the topics of Impact Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Responsible Management, as well as Sustainable Development. It supports individual entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as start-ups and SMEs in scaling up their ideas and businesses. Support services include scan (e.g. trend scan), plan (e.g. strategic partnerships), finance (e.g. financial strategy and modelling), recruit (e.g. intercultural coaching and training), promote (e.g. communication) and locate (e.g. relocation).
GIG understands the importance of innovation in creating sustainable and positive impact, not only for organizations but also for communities. Therefore, GIG regards innovation as a crucial component of companies’ sustainable development strategies and advises them for an innovative process that is to bring about a product, service or model which is not only profitable for the company, but also valuable for the society, social inclusion and environment.
GIG supports individual entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as start-ups and SMEs in scaling up their ideas and businesses and is focused on the innovation and urban environment on all levels.
Visit their website here.